Teledyne RD Instruments (TRDI) announces the official launch of its ultra-compact 600 kHz Pathfinder Doppler Velocity Log (DVL). The Pathfinder provides precision, onboard navigation for subsea and surface vehicles in a small footprint for the latest generation of small AUV’s, ROV’s and USV’s.
Recently unveiled at the Ocean Business conference in Southampton and OTC in Houston, the Pathfinder has immediately drawn intense interest and orders from vehicle manufacturers and users from around the globe.
Derived from TRDI’s long-standing, highly reliable DVL technology, the Pathfinder delivers proven technology at a price point, size, and weight that’s ideally suited for a wide array of applications and budgets. The ultra-compact new Pathfinder DVL provides an array of advanced internal algorithms and features previously found only in larger, higher-end solutions. With a bottom tracking range of less than 20cm to over 80m, the Pathfinder 600 is well suited for vehicles ranging from the smallest inspection class ROVs and mini AUVs to larger diameter AUVs and Observation class ROVs. Available in either self-contained or OEM configurations, the Pathfinder can be configured to meet your unique vehicle needs. Full details here.