U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command plan for multi-generation of development of real time 3D DAVD-HUD was outlined at Undersea Defence Technology 2018 conference; — Program to transition Divers Augmented Vision Display-Head Up Display System (DAVD-HUD) prototype into Gen 1 system ready for operational use within 12 months; technology to transition from CRADA to Exclusive Invention Licensing Agreement; — CODA project scope expanded from visualization software to productize the full system including 3D sonar, diver helmet hardware and surface electronics; — DAVD-HUD will be an “Authorized for Navy Use” (ANU) product available for supply across the U.S. Navy and military. — Coda Octopus’s proprietary commercial sonar technology, Echoscope®, would also be added to the ANU list.
ORLANDO, FL, July 16, 2018 – Coda Octopus Group, Inc. (CODA) (Nasdaq:CODA) a global leader in real-time 3D sonar technology and real-time subsea intelligence, announced the Company has entered into a Navy Cooperative Research Development Agreement (CRADA) to transition the prototype of the Divers Augmented Vision Display-Head Up Display system (DAVD-HUD) into a complete system that is ready for operational use, with Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD). The DAVD-HUD first generation system (Gen 1), along with an outline plan for the development of the second, third and fourth generations of the DAVD-HUD, were unveiled by Mr. Paul D. McMurtrie, Diving Equipment RDT&E Program Manager for Naval Sea Systems Command 0038 at the Undersea Defence Technology 2018 conference held June 27, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Source: Coda Octopus Group Enters into a Navy Cooperative Research And Development Agreement with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division for Naval Real-Time 3D Imaging Head Up Display Diver Solution