Fulfilling the Changing Needs of the Subsea Vehicle Market

Doppler Velocity Logs (DVLs) are an essential navigational aid used in subsea operations where GPS is unavailable.

DVLs use the Doppler effect to provide estimates of velocity relative to the seabed, preventing errors from accumulating within a vehicle’s navigation system. These sensors ensure that remotely controlled and autonomous underwater vehicles (ROVs and AUVs) can perform a variety of tasks accurately and consistently with minimal human input.

To read the full story, which was featured in ON&T October 2021, click here.

By Rory Findlay, Navigation Business Development Manager, Nortek Group