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Bathyswath Partnership
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Bathyswath has appointed Seafloor Systems, Inc as the west coast dealer of it's products. Bathyswath is a dedicated team comprised of the world's most experienced developers of interferometric sonar. Its products are direct descendants of the world’s first commercially available interferometric swath sonar system, which was later developed into SWATHplus. Until August 201 2, ITER was the French distributor of Systems Engineering & Assessment Ltd. (SEA) for SWATHplus products. ITER Systems has now taken over all SWATHplus activity & renamed the system Bathyswath.
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CalendarPosted April 9th, 2014 adminAdmin
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Ship Motion Control Partnership
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We are pleased to announce that Ship Motion Control has appointed Seafloor Systems, Inc as the main US distributor of it's products. SMC (Ship Motion Control) is a manufacturer of the SMC IMU range of Marine Motion Sensors and an international system integrator of various kind of systems like environmental monitoring systems, helideck monitoring systems, crane monitoring systems, and motion monitoring systems.
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CalendarPosted March 27th, 2014 adminAdmin
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Sonarmite Driver Gets a Facelift
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"One of the more popular single beam echo sounder drivers is the sonarmite.dll. This driver has been unchanged from when it was first written years ago and now has undergone some updating. Recently, a customer brought it to our attention that the data string output from the device contains more information than just a simple depth record."

View the PDF for more details on the update.
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CalendarPosted March 25th, 2014 adminAdmin
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Seafloor Awarded Contract to outfit Port of Chittagong Survey Vessel
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El Dorado Hills, CA – Seafloor Systems, Inc. was awarded a contract by FMC Shipbuilders in Chittagong, Bangladesh to deliver and install a Kongsberg 2040C dual-head multibeam echosounder system for the Port’s new 22m Survey Vessel. The contract was for a turnkey system incorporating an inertial position and orientation system, Hypack/Hysweep software and Valeport sound velocity sensors on the vessel. Seafloor is to perform the installation and training as well as provide follow-up Technical Support.

Seafloor Systems, Inc., is a systems integration firm specializing in hydrographic survey systems, as well as the manufacturer of the Sonarmite Milspec and Hydrolite-TM survey systems.
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CalendarPosted January 22nd, 2014 adminAdmin
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Seafloor Systems Presents New HyDrone™ RCV System
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El Dorado Hills, California – Seafloor Systems, Inc. introduces the HyDrone™ RCV System

The HyDrone™ RCV is a hand-portable, remote controlled hydrographic survey platform. Working in conjunction with the HydroLite-TM portable echosounder kit to conduct bathymetric surveys in ponds, lakes, rivers, and streams, the HyDrone RCV accomplishes the same results as much more expensive RC survey systems, has a wide profile to avoid tipping, and watertight construction. It’s rugged, lightweight, and is manufactured from high quality marine components. The system is easily disassembled for transport and shipping. Work environments include mines, sewage treatment plants, contaminated lakes, harbors, and rivers.

A detailed product datasheet is available on Seafloor’s website at http://www.seafloorsystems.com/hydrone.html or request additional information by calling (530) 677-1019.

Seafloor Systems, Inc. was formed in Portland, OR in 1999 by veteran naval hydrographer John Tamplin. Seafloor provides hydrographic survey equipment and consulting to survey companies in the Pacific Northwest. Specializing in geophysical survey equipment, Seafloor provides the full spectrum of equipment, software, personnel, training, and support.
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CalendarPosted December 5th, 2013 adminAdmin
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Demonstration of Teledyne Odom MB1 Multibeam Echosounder System
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Seafloor Systems, Inc. hosted a demonstration of the newly introduced Teledyne Odom MB1 multibeam echosounder system on their 23-foot work vessel in Folsom Lake. Michael Redmayne from Teledyne Odom was on hand to assist with the installation and training of the Seafloor personnel on the new system as well as to demonstrate the system to potential customers. See the image of a submerged bridge structure.

The system was center-mounted on Seafloors Catamaran platform for optimal performance and was interfaced to an Applanix POS MV Wavemaster system. Also provided by Odom and demonstrated was their new DigiBar S Sound Velocity Profiler unit. The system featured a rugged stainless steel design, autonomous data collection, and the ability to export data in Hypack format for ease of use during the post-processing phase. Attendees included the California Department of Water Resources, The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Environmental Data Solutions, Inc., and Leviathon Surveying.

For more information on the MB1 and DigiBar S contact Seafloor via email at info@seafloorsystems.com.
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CalendarPosted August 21st, 2012 adminAdmin
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Hydrolite-MB™ Multibeam Echosounder System

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Seafloor Systems, Inc., El Dorado Hills, CA delivered a Hydrolite-MB™, portable, turnkey multibeam echosounder system to the NC State University Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering. The Hydrolite-MB™ incorporates a multibeam echosounder and ancillary devices on a portable, pre-calibrated pole mount system. The advantages include its lightweight design for ease of portability, pre-calibrated mounting of sensors, and its turnkey implementation, requiring no additional hardware or software to operate.

Seafloor Systems was formed in Portland, OR in 1999 by veteran Naval Hydrographer John Tamplin and are the designers and manufacturers of the Hydrolite-TM™ portable singlebeam echosounder system.

For more information, see the Hydrolite-MB™ product page.
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CalendarPosted June 5th, 2012 adminAdmin
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NOAA Testing and Implementation of a Portable Sonar System

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NOAA successfully implemented the HydroLite-TM single beam system for their shallow water survey operations in Hawaii. View the PDF for a full summary of the work performed in a survey of Lake Wilson on the island of Oahu.

View the PDF
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CalendarPosted May 3rd, 2012 adminAdmin
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EofE Ultrasonics Co. Partnership

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We are pleased to announce that EofE Ultrasonics Co (Korea) has appointed Seafloor Systems the west coast distributor of it's underwater Echosounder products. EofE manufacturers the High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Transducer, the Non-contact Air-borne Transducer, Single/Multibeam Underwater Sonar Transducers and Piezocomposite Transducers.

Visit ultrasonics.co.kr (Korea)
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CalendarPosted January 10th, 2012 adminAdmin
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The SonarM8™ Echosounder

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The SonarM8 BT echosounder, the sister to the Sonarmite BT has been released. The SonarM8 is identical in functionality to the Sonarmite except that it sports a Wall Mount Enclosure and 12-volt DC power input making it ideal for long term installations. The SonarM8 can be supplied with either a thru-hull or transom mount transducer.

Visit the SonarM8™ product page
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CalendarPosted December 12th, 2012 adminAdmin
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C-Max Partnership

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Seafloor is pleased to announce that we have been appointed the west coast distributor of the C-Max range of digital, dual-frequency sidescan sonar systems, winches, and accessories.


Visit cmaxsonar.com
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CalendarPosted November 7th, 2011 adminAdmin
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California Land Surveyers Association

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California Land Surveyors Association, Sacramento Chapter is having a vendor night on September 1st 2011 from 5-8PM in El Dorado Hills CA, at Pete's Pizza.

The goal of the California Land Surveyors Association is to promote and enhance the profession of surveying, to promote the common good and welfare of its members, to promote and maintain the highest possible standards of professional ethics and practice, and to elevate the public's understanding of our profession. CLSA represents all land surveyors, whether they are employees or proprietors, whether in the public or private sector.

Visit californiasurveyors.org
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CalendarPosted September 1st, 2011 adminAdmin
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Seafloor Systems, Inc Expanding Lease Pool

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Seafloor Systems Inc continues to expand the lease pool for Multibeam Echosounders; the POS-MV Wavemaster and the Reson 7125-SV2.

The POS-MV Wavemaster provides the functionality of a GPS receiver, gyrocompass and conventional motion sensor in a single, user-friendly, turnkey solution. POS MV computes a complete set of parameters including latitude, longitude, altitude, heading, pitch, roll and heave.

The Reson 7125-SV2 offers single portable sonar control interface and processor. Allows single or dual-frequency operations to ensure operational flexibility. Variable swath coverage up to 128 degrees to a maximum range of 500M.

Visit the POS-MV Wavemaster and the Reson 7125-SV2 product page
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CalendarPosted August 10th, 2011 adminAdmin
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Seafloor Systems Inc Website Re-Launch

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Seafloor Systems, a provider of specialized survey equipment to the Hydrographic and Geophysical Survey community, is proud to announce a completely redesigned website.

The new website features an updated logo, a modern look and streamlined navigation. Our website is a key component in providing our customers with the products and information they need. The new website will be in line with our new branding, including our logo, business cards and other marketing material. Content will be clearly outlined as well as easily understandable and accessible. Accompanying our new re-launch, we would like to announce our brand new Marketing Coordinator; Adam Graniss. Adam comes from a diverse design background and will play a key role in the development of our new branding.

Additionally, please join us among the social networks. You can follow Seafloor on Twitter and “Like” us on Facebook. We would also like to extend an invitation to join our newly implemented mailing list. We hope you enjoy our new website.
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CalendarPosted December 21st, 2010 adminAdmin
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Seafloor Systems Inc Offers the Hydrolite-MB™

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Seafloor Systems is pleased to announce the addition of the Hydrolite-MB™ turnkey, portable multibeam echosounder system to its product line. The Hydrolite-MB™ is the world's first complete shallow water multibeam system for under $75,000. The system consists of a shallow water multibeam echosounder, motion sensor, heading sensor, positioning system, sound velocity profiler, and software. Click Here to find out more about this powerful system.

Visit the HydroLite-MB product page
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CalendarPosted June 10th, 2009 adminAdmin
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Seafloor Systems Inc Makes 2009 Caris Calendar

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Seafloor Systems congratulates employee Donny Brouillette for being awarded a place on the 2009 Caris Calendar. July 2009 shows his data set of the 3-mile slough survey in the bay area of California. Each year many entries are submitted to Caris, but only twelve make the final cut. Congratulations Donny! See

Visit caris.com to see the data the data
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CalendarPosted July 5th, 2008 adminAdmin
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