May 2016- SeeByte, are pleased to announce that the team including SeeByte has been accredited by The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP) Principals for a TTCP Team Achievement Award. TTCP is an international organization that collaborates in defence scientific and technical information exchange; program harmonization and alignment; and shared research activities for the governments of United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
The TTCP team included participants from SeeByte, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and other participating nations. The TTCP Hell Bay trials that took place in 2013, 2014 and 2015 provided participating nations an opportunity to demonstrate “state of the art” capability in maritime autonomous system interoperability. .
This team award is in recognition of the significant contribution made toward improving the performance and survivability of maritime unmanned systems through the developmental testing and evaluation of autonomy. Forming the basis of SeeByte’s autonomy system is Neptune, an adaptive planning tool for optimising the execution of autonomous vehicle operations. It supports high-level goal-based mission descriptions and allows the matching of mission requirements against vehicle(s) capabilities. Neptune also includes behaviours capable of adapting the mission based on changes in the environment, assets and mission objectives; benefits which will be useful for future unmanned operations.
Pedro Patron, Engineering Manager at SeeByte, said “This award can be seen as a direct recognition from our customers for all the hard work that SeeByte has done over the last years. The TTCP trials have been a great opportunity for us to demonstrate our latest developments in autonomous technology and we are delighted to have our achievements recognised”.