At the heart of Fulcrium’s unique services lies the ability to provide actionable insights from accurate data.
One of the most challenging markets in terms of data accuracy and overload is that for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Rapid advances in instruments, communications, energy density, navigation, imaging and artificial intelligence have driven exceptional growth into traditional and new sectors and geographical markets.
The AUV market (without payload) is projected to grow from USD 638 million in 2020 to USD 1,638 million by 2025, a CAGR of 20.8%:
While military/defence is, and is likely to remain, the largest application area for AUVs, Fulcrium’s greatest expertise lies in another mass data acquisition area, that of Oil and Gas.
AUVs are becoming increasingly invaluable in submarine pipeline / cable route integrity inspections, geophysical, and debris / clearance surveys, for baseline environmental assessments, and for wide-ranging ocean exploration that cannot be covered by HOVs and ROVs.
They have contributed significantly to solving the problems of surveying deep-water sites, in particular, although their primary utilisation is nearshore and shelf.
Fulcrium’s expert Data Services can take millions of varied data points acquired from multiple diverse ocean sensors and provide our Oil and Gas clients with quality assured, verified data in a fraction of the time taken by traditional analysis methods.
That means vastly improved ROI from AUVs, plus – with our unique Benchmarking Services – utilisation of both structured and unstructured data that will drive transformation and breakthrough performance improvement.
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