March 2016 – SeeByte, the global leader in creating smart software technology for unmanned systems, and OceanServer, a leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), are pleased to announce a new commercial partnership.
The companies recently successfully delivered three Iver3 systems with SeeByte’s software to the United Kingdom’s (UK) Ministry Of Defence (MOD) Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S).
Following that success SeeByte and OceanServer are now offering the Iver3 EOD-XO Neptune Edition. This package offers OceanServer’s Iver3 AUV equipped with SeeByte Neptune, an open architecture enabling autonomous multivehicle collaboration. Designed to enhance Mine Counter-Measure (MCM) missions, the system offers launch and recovery software management, water column flight management, static and dynamic exclusion zones, survey and re-acquire tasks, and real-time progress and status monitoring. The Iver3 MCM systems come equipped with a Klein UUV 3500 side-scan sonar, RDI Explorer DVL w/ADCP, WHOI Micro modem, Iridium Communications and operator console.
Bob Anderson, President of OceanServer, said “The Iver3 EOD-XO Neptune Edition offers our customers the opportunity to operate multiple systems from a single control station. The systems are assigned tasks and they collaborate to fulfil the mission.”
Ioseba Tena, Sales Manager of SeeByte, said “Our customers in the MCM domain are looking at ways in which to more effectively operate fleets of AUVs. The Iver3 EOD-XO Neptune Edition is designed for that purpose and it delivers!”