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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2011/03/25 - Instrument Concepts Inc., a leading Canadian company in ocean science innovation, is launching its latest new product in family of acoustic sensing devices – icListen lf with Ethernet. Featured at Ocean Business in Southampton, UK - InstrumentConcepts.com.
“With the addition of the Ethernet link, the icLISTEN LF becomes the world's first smart hydrophone with a universal high speed link, enabling a wider range of users to listen in the ocean using their existing PC's & networks,” says Mark Wood, President of Instrument Concepts Inc.
The Ethernet leverages the flexibility of networks/internet allowing the user to listen in the ocean right next to the instrument, or from the other side of the world. Multiple users can access the instrument at once. This standard interface provides built-in isolation, fast data, and lets the user configure icLISTEN LF using a browser.
Users of icLISTEN LF can create large hydrophone arrays using a new Ethernet standard, the IEEE 1588 Precision Timing Protocol. This protocol synchronizes the instruments to within 2 usec, putting all recorded data on a common time reference. Up to 32GB of storage is available as well, with this instrument, along with configurable acoustic signal processing and ultra low power (125 MW). This instrument is ideally suited for seismic signal band listening.
Instrument Concepts will be located in the Atlantic Canadian stand at Ocean Business. Ocean Business is a bi-annual conference and tradeshow for the world’s oceanographic community. During the event Instrument Concepts will be giving a demonstration on Intelligent Digital Hydrophone demonstrating real time processing & recording, and a presentation on ocean bottom pipeline leak detection using acoustics. During the show, the company will also be previewing its HF general acoustic Smart Hydrophone with acoustic band from 2 Hz to 200,000 Hz.
About Instrument Concepts Inc.
Established in 2000, Instrument Concepts Inc. (instrumentconcepts.com) is Canada’s leading sensor technology design and service solution company. We assist our clients to understand measurement issues, we create software and firmware, we model and simulate the physical process, we design electronic circuits, and we design interfaces and find solutions to sensor challenges. One of our most high profile assignments was in 2005 when we helped find the leak that contributed to the near capsizing of the Thunderhorse oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Our acoustic sensor product line includes: icLISTEN HF, icLISTEN LF, icLISTEN MF & Lucy PC Software.
For more information contact:
Instrument Concepts Inc., Desiree Stockermans, Operations Manager.