Media coverage

FarSounder Security Work Featured In Mass High Tech Journal

Mass High Tech Journal

FarSounder secures $100K SBIR award


By Efrain Viscarolasaga

Through the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA) and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs, the U.S. government is searching for new technologies to help the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) better serve its mission to protect the citizenry from hostile threats.

One area of specialized interest is the defense of the nation's harbors and coastlines, both above and below the waterline.

Underwater Technology

Maritime Security

FarSounder, Inc., a provider of 3D Forward Looking Marine Sonar Systems, signed a contract with New World Ship Management to supply navigation and obstacle avoidance sonar systems on the 340 ft., 128-passenger Clipper Odyssey and the 330 ft., 122-passenger Clipper Adventure.

FS-3 featured in The Yacht Report, Marine News, Ocean News and Technology, and Maritime Security Source Book

Marine News

More Press Coverage for FarSounder's FLS and OAS Products

FarSounder's FS-3 and FS-3DT sonars continue to receive press coverage. Most recently, the products have been featured in industry journals The Yacht Report (January/February, 2004: page 29), Marine News (March, 2004: page 33), Ocean News and Technology (January/February, 2004: page 14), and Maritime Security Source Book (February, 2004: page 22).

Full text from the the Marine News article is as follows:

FarSounder, URI researcher develop first sonar for marine navigation, obstacle avoidance

EurekAlert!/AAAS Science News

Device can save industry $2 to $3 billion in annual damages from collisions

KINGSTON, R.I. -- January 6, 2004 -- FarSounder, Inc. and a University of Rhode Island researcher have begun commercial production of the FS-3, the first 3-dimensional, forward-looking sonar designed as an aid to marine navigation.