Operating the Blueprint Subsea Oculus Sonar on the Mission Specialist Defender

Lesson Description

  • This lesson provides a detailed discussion of using the BluePrint Subsea Oculus Sonar with Greensea Workspace on a Mission Specialist Defender.
  • Topics

    1. Blueprint Subsea Oculus Sonar
    2. Image Interpretation
    3. Frequency Selection
    4. Range Slider
    5. Gain Slider
    6. Color Mapping
    7. Color Palette Selection
    8. Bias & Span
    9. Span Threshold
    10. Span Intensity
    11. Bias
    12. Recording Sonar
    13. Sonar Pitch Angle Horizontal
    14. Sonar Pitch Angle Down 5° - 10°
    15. Sonar Pitch Angle Extreme Down
    16. Measuring Objects Using Sonar
    17. Advanced Settings
  • Lesson Duration: Approximately 14 minutes.

Intended Audience

  • Operator Candidates
  • Technician Candidates

Learning Objectives

  1. Be aware of how a sonar image is created and what it represents.
  2. Be aware of what information a sonar image can and cannot present.
  3. Be aware of the adjustments that can be made to a sonar image.
  4. Be aware of the characteristics of different sonar frequencies.
  5. Be able to select the frequency of the sonar for sonars that support multiple frequencies.
  6. Be able to adjust the range of the sonar.
  7. Be able to adjust the gain of the sonar.
  8. Be able to select the color palette used to display the sonar image.
  9. Be able to adjust the threshold and intensity of the sonar image.
  10. Be able to identify typical underwater features or objects from a sonar image and adjust the sonar settings to provide the best image possible for a given scene.

Recommended Prerequisites

  1. VideoRay Mission Specialist Introduction Video
  2. How to Use these Lessons
  3. Safety First
  4. Mission Specialist Defender System Overview
  5. Mission Specialist Standards of Equipment Care and Handling
  6. Mission Specialist Defender Computer Overview
  7. Greensea Workspace Overview
  8. Mission Specialist Defender Xbox Elite Hand Controller Mapping or Mission Specialist Defender IP65 Hand Controller Mapping
  9. Mission Specialist Defender Quick Start Instructions
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