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Sunfish Inc
Profile last edited on: 7/26/22      CAGE: 8KZT3      UEI: CVY5ELFJ4T23

Business Identifier: User-friendly, person-portable Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)
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Location Information

3511 Caldwell Lane
Del Valle, TX 78617
   (319) 321-7380
Location: Single
Congr. District: 35
County: Travis

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The lead product of SUNFISH Inc is a custom-fabricated two person-portable autonomous underwater vehicle with flexible architecture capable of tackling complex inspection tasks in the most challenging environments without external navigational aiding or supervision. Relevant to a range of tasks from underwater inspections to ocean exploration and everything in-between, the system can be put to work in a range of commercial applications: Offshore energy sites; Port and harbor structures; Dams and hydroelectric facilities; Bridge piers; Ship hulls; Fish farms and Flooded mines. Scientific Environments have included: Shipwrecks; Coral reefs; Submerged caves; Ice shelves and some Archaeological sites. During operations SUNFISH has the capacity to report back- enabling on-surface team to review, and re-task the vehicle. Further, the Vehicle can can stop in mid flight, hover, and perform proximity operations along objects it has mapped and do so at specified stand-off ranges while acquiring high resolution photos and geometry. This precision, combined with sophisticated artificial intelligence, makes SUNFISH ideal for complex and combined environments.

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Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2022 2 DARPA $1,724,285
Project Title: SunBeam: Automatic Postprocessing of Underwater Mapping Data

Key People / Management

  Sam Carvell -- Office Manager

  Kristof Richmond -- Chief Technology Officer

  William Stone

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