Paper: A comparison between co-located UUV-based optical 3D reconstruction and interferometric bathymetry

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Authors: Hunter C. Brown and Jeffrey Z. Snyder L3 OceanServer, Fall River, MA, 02723 Abstract—Seafloor bathymetry was traditionally measured with various mechanical means such as lead-lines or poles, and more recently has transitioned to acoustic methods using single beam altimeters, multibeam sonars, and interferometric sonars. New developments in structure-from-motion software have improved to a level […]

Paper: Iver3 Benchseat Driver for Virtual Remote Helm Functionality

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Author: Hunter C. Brown L3 OceanServer, Fall River, MA, 02723 Abstract – This paper reports the use of an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) with a Single-Board-Computer (SBC) to run both the L3 OceanServer Underwater Vehicle Console (UVC) software and a benchseat user-built secondary control system installed on a virtual-machine. Historically, a second computer has been […]

Paper: Optical Mosaicking and 3D Reconstruction aboard an Underway Iver3 UUV

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Optical Mosaicking and 3D Reconstruction aboard an Underway Iver3 UUV Authors: Hunter C. Brown, Jeffrey Z. Snyder L3 OceanServer, Fall River, MA, 02723 Abstract – Traditionally, Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) serve as data recorders, collecting and storing data for post-processing after the mission is completed. Computer processing power aboard UUVs, however, has steadily increased to […]

Press Release: L3 OceanServer Successfully Participates in Advanced Naval Technology Exercise

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FALL RIVER, Mass., October 3, 2018 – L3 OceanServer announced today its successful participation in the Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX), an annual event held at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, Rhode Island, where the future of naval technologies is demonstrated. L3 OceanServer’s presence included 12 Iver Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), the largest […]