Kongsberg Maritime and its subsidiary Hydroid, Inc., the leading
manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), today announced
that members of the global AUV community are invited to join them at
their AUVX Users Forum in Annapolis, Maryland, from September 21 to 25,
2015. Registration is officially open, and limited space is available.
Attendees will share and discover the latest information from the
exciting world of AUVs. Through interactive workshops, user
presentations, informative panel discussions and product demonstrations,
existing users of Kongsberg and Hydroid AUVs will have the opportunity
to share their experiences and knowledge to optimize their systems.
Non-users will learn first-hand about the capabilities and applications
of AUV technology.
"The 2015 AUVX Users Forum will be an experience that is not to be
missed," said Duane Fotheringham, president of Hydroid. "Kongsberg and
Hydroid take pride in the AUVs we build, and we want to provide a forum
for our customers to share their AUV experience and lessons learned. Our
AUVX forum is one of the best ways the global AUV community can exchange
ideas and increase their knowledge of these advanced systems."
The forum is open to all users of Kongsberg and Hydroid AUVs, with
limited availability for non-users interested in learning more about the
vehicles. The cost of attendance is $450. The fee includes the welcome
reception, presentations, panel discussions, workshops, demonstrations
and the conference gala dinner, with entertainment. Additionall,
attendees can participate in a golf outing at the famous Renditions golf
course, and an Annapolis Harbor sunset sail. Attendees traveling with
guests will be offered a guest day excursion to Washington, DC. The
Forum will be held at the Annapolis Marriot Waterfront.
to register now.
For more information on the 2015 AUVX Users Forum, please contact Rick
Morton at +1 (508) 563 6565 or Katharina Nygaard at +47 330 34420.
About Kongsberg Maritime
Kongsberg Maritime is a global marine technology company providing
innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry
sectors including merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in
Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service
facilities in 17 countries.
Kongsberg Maritime develops automation, control, navigation, dynamic
positioning, hydroacoustics, AUV/underwater
navigation/communication/camera systems, and marine and offshore
simulators. All Kongsberg Maritime deliveries are tailored to exact
customer requirements and benefit from high quality design and
Kongsberg Maritime delivers solutions that cover all aspects of
technology underwater and on the water, aboard new build and retrofit
vessels, and on offshore platforms and rigs, often under a single
supplier strategy called The Full Picture.
About Hydroid, Inc.
Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is
the world's most trusted manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles.
Its flagship line of REMUS AUVs, together with Kongsberg Maritime's
HUGIN, MUNIN and Seaglider underwater vehicles, provide marine
professionals worldwide with intelligent marine robots they can rely on.
These innovative full-picture AUV systems are utilized internationally
in marine research, defense, hydrography and energy exploration. This
family of AUVs represents the most advanced, diversified and
field-proven line of AUVs and support systems in the world.
For more information on Hydroid and Kongsberg marine
robotics technology, please visit www.km.kongsberg.com or www.hydroid.com.
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