R2Sonic is pleased to announce Echo81, LLC as R2Sonic’s new value added reseller for the Americas. ECHO81 (Equipment and Consulting for Hydrographic Operations) brings a wealth of survey and support experience to the R2Sonic team as a solutions provider in the marine industry. Damon A. Wolfe, a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, is the founder and Director of ECHO81, LLC. Wolfe’s career in the hydrographic industry began with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Jacksonville, Florida. He served as the technical lead for a variety of surveying and remote sensing projects gaining expertise in hydrographic, topographic, and geodetic surveying and photogrammetry. Wolfe oversees all business aspects of ECHO81, providing exceptional and innovative solutions and services to the hydrographic community.

Also on the Echo81 team, is Lisa N. Brisson, Senior Systems Engineer at ECHO81, LLC. Brisson is responsible for the design and management of new systems, as well as maintaining customer requirements and projects. She has extensive knowledge of logistics, hardware and software design, systems integration, calibration, and field deployment of underwater sonar systems. She has conducted over 600 bathymetric surveys with various pieces of equipment, from multibeam echo sounders to inertial navigation systems, and everything in between.

ECHO81’s priority is complete customer satisfaction from equipment sales and consulting to standard and custom installations. Additional services include hardware and software training and technical support for any and all survey equipment. For more information, please visit their website at www.echo81.com, email damon.wolfe@echo81.com or call +1-352-240-5835.