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Seeing with Sound


Kraken Sonar Inc. is a marine technology company engaged in the design, development and marketing of advanced sonar and acoustic velocity sensors for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles used in military and commercial applications. We are recognized as world leading innovators of Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) - a revolutionary underwater imaging technology that dramatically improves seabed surveys by providing ultra-high resolution imagery at superior coverage rates.


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About Us

Kraken is a management led spin-off from Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc. which incubated the SAS R&D since 2009.



Kraken has successfully developed and deployed a high-resolution Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar (InSAS) called AquaPix®.

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Corporate Presentation

A new technology called Synthetic Aperture Sonars (SAS) provides ultra-high image resolution combined with very efficient area coverage rates.


David Shea
Vice President, Engineering

David has extensive experience managing integration of commercial sonar systems with a variety of AUVs. David was the Engineering Manager at Marine Robotics Inc (an AUV spinoff from Marport), and was the lead design engineer for the SQX-500 AUV at Marport Canada. He has designed, built and operated AUVs for International Submarine Engineering (ISE), the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) and the University of Victoria (UVic). David holds a BEng in Electrical Engineering from UVic, with a specialization in Mechatronics.