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Number: 367/17
Name: Communications, electrical: acoustic wave systems and devices > Seismic prospecting > Offshore prospecting > Transducer position control > Hydromechanical
Description: Subject matter wherein the position of the transducer is controlled by structure interacting dynamically with the water surrounding the transducer.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8547782 Active steering for marine seismic sources Oct. 1, 2013
8531912 Method and device to acquire marine seismic data Sep. 10, 2013
8483008 Coil shooting mode Jul. 9, 2013
8391102 Automatic systems and methods for positioning marine seismic equipment Mar. 5, 2013
8320215 Steering system and method for use in seismic survey applications Nov. 27, 2012
8228756 Apparatus and methods for controlling position of marine seismic sources Jul. 24, 2012
8064286 Seismic streamer array Nov. 22, 2011
7957220 Active steering for marine seismic sources Jun. 7, 2011
7800976 Single foil lateral force and depth control device for marine seismic sensor array Sep. 21, 2010
7793606 Position controller for a towed array Sep. 14, 2010
7701803 Underwater acoustic positioning methods and systems based on modulated acoustic signals Apr. 20, 2010
7660190 Deflector devices Feb. 9, 2010
7590028 Seabed seismic cables and methods of stabilizing same when deployed on a seabed Sep. 15, 2009
7499373 Apparatus and methods for seismic streamer positioning Mar. 3, 2009
7468932 System for noise attenuation in marine seismic streamers Dec. 23, 2008
7423929 Method for laterally steering streamer cables Sep. 9, 2008
7403448 Streamer steering device orientation determination apparatus and methods Jul. 22, 2008
7167412 Apparatus for steering a marine seismic streamer via controlled bending Jan. 23, 2007
7156035 Deflector devices Jan. 2, 2007
7092315 Device for laterally steering streamer cables Aug. 15, 2006
6879542 Device for controlling navigation of a towed submarine object Apr. 12, 2005
6775204 Automated cable handling and transport apparatus and vehicle Aug. 10, 2004
6532189 Curved float for marine divertors Mar. 11, 2003
6525992 Devices for controlling the position of an underwater cable Feb. 25, 2003
6504792 Method and system for deploying and recovering seismic streamers in a marine seismic array Jan. 7, 2003
6483775 Bird communications system in a marine seismic cable Nov. 19, 2002
6459653 Collapsible depth controller for mounting in relation to seismic cables or similar device Oct. 1, 2002
6456565 System for undersea seismic prospecting Sep. 24, 2002
6307809 Geophone with optical fiber pressure sensor Oct. 23, 2001
6226225 Expandable marine diverter May. 1, 2001
6173803 High amplitude sound wave generator Jan. 16, 2001
6154420 Seismic streamer trim section Nov. 28, 2000
6031789 Magnetic drive subassembly in a depth control device Feb. 29, 2000
6016286 Depth control device for an underwater cable Jan. 18, 2000
6011752 Seismic streamer position control module Jan. 4, 2000
5923616 Communication coil housing for a solid marine seismic cable Jul. 13, 1999
5841733 Acoustic source array system for underwater operation Nov. 24, 1998
5747754 Method and apparatus for taking seismic measurements May. 5, 1998
5619474 Depth control apparatus Apr. 8, 1997
5329071 Method and device for operation of equipment installed in marine seismic tows Jul. 12, 1994
5214612 Swing plate latch mechanism May. 25, 1993
4860264 Arrangement for carrying out seismic prospection of the sea bed Aug. 22, 1989
4748599 Control device for cables with seismic equipment, especially for gun cables comprising one or several gun arrays May. 31, 1988
4733378 Active low-profile hydrophone Mar. 22, 1988
4719987 Bi-planar pontoon paravane seismic source system Jan. 19, 1988
4711194 Streamer interface adapter cable mounted leveler Dec. 8, 1987
4694435 Vertical marine streamer Sep. 15, 1987
4404664 System for laterally positioning a towed marine cable and method of using same Sep. 13, 1983
4323989 Wide seismic source Apr. 6, 1982
4281402 Marine cable decoupler Jul. 28, 1981

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