Sonar System facilitates dual frequency switching.

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At 900 kHz plus 2.25 MHz, DF900-2250 dual-frequency multibeam imaging sonar delivers capabilities for target detection, homing, and target identification - even in zero-visibility conditions. System combines power of P900 navigation sonar with identification capabilities of 2.25 MHz sonar head in one package. Offering 45° x 20° field of view, 900 kHz and 2.25 MHz heads have respective max ranges of 180 and 15 ft and resolutions of 1 and 0.4 in.



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BlueView Launches Dual Frequency Sonar System; BlueView's DF900-2250 Combines 900 kHz and 2.25 MHz Multibeam Imaging Sonar



SEATTLE, June 11 -- BlueView Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of miniature multibeam imaging sonar, has introduced a new dual frequency version of its proven acoustic Underwater Vision(R) systems. The DF900-2250 sonar system combines the power of BlueView's medium range P900 navigation and inspection sonar with its 2.25 MHz high frequency identification sonar, all in one compact package. With the ability to quickly switch between the medium and ultra-high resolution sonar heads, the DF900-2250 offers a wide range of capabilities including target detection, homing and target identification, even in zero visibility conditions.

While the imaging capabilities alone make the DF900-2250 a versatile tool, it is the small size that puts it in a class of its own. The performance of BlueView's revolutionary technology is unrivaled in such a compact low power system and has resulted in many new applications where multibeam sonar of the past has been too large or power hungry to be considered. These applications include small ROVs, Diver Hand Held Units and Man Deployable UUVs.

The specifications for this system were driven by the need for Navy and Oil and Gas customers to navigate to and identify targets in zero visibility conditions. The DF series is compatible with other BlueView commercial sonar making integration and operation nearly seamless for existing customers.

About BlueView Technologies

Located in Seattle, Washington, BlueView Technologies, Inc. manufactures both off-the-shelf and custom miniature multibeam sonar solutions. BlueView delivers mission-critical, real-time underwater vision for navy, coast guard, port authorities, law enforcement, oil & gas, and other marine applications. Visit BlueView online at www.blueviewtech.com.

Contact: George Grant
Tel: 206.812.3021
George.grant@blueviewtech.com

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