Reference Links

Below are several links to businesses, educational and research institutions that use Watson gyro and inertial sensor products.

Ocean Current Monitoring

magnetic survey buoyThe Bedford Institude of Oceanography on the uses of the Watson Industries Strapdown Heading Reference (SHR) for monitoring Arctic ocean currents by means of magnetic reference.

Unmanned Vehicles

TSU autonomous vehicleTennessee State University used a Watson Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) for their entries in the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition.

Undersea Cable Laying

Submersible ROV trencherForum Energy Technologies (formerly Perry Slingsby Systems) uses Watson Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) sensors in their undersea cable laying vehicles.

Research And Development

Vibration patternWatson Industries periodically attends and/or presents papers at the German Institute of Navigation’s annual Gyro Technology Symposium in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Submersible ROVInternational Submarine Engineering, Ltd. uses a Watson Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) in one of it’s navigation packages.

High Speed Trains

Acela High Speed TrainWatson Industries sells a custom Train Measurement System (TMS) tilting sensor for Amtrak’s Acela High Speed Trains designed by Bombardier operating on the East Coast.

Stabilized Cameras

Stabilized CameraWatson Industries supplies a Vertical Reference System (VRS) to stabilize the FlyCam, a high speed cable supported camera produced by This Side Up Productions.

Remotely Piloted Vehicles

Scorpio submersible ROVSeaworks, Ltd. uses a Watson Gyro-stabilized Strapdown Heading Reference (SHR) in its Scorpio ROV.