Dive Deeper: Forward-Looking Sonar

Peek at the new forward-looking sonars examined in our May 2012 issue.

With Garmin's purchase of Interphase, a manufacturer of forward-looking sounders, the company makes an equally forward-looking move in marine navigation technology.

Watch the Interphase Ultrascan PC90 track a moving school of sardines ahead of a boat:

Check out Interphase's forward-looking multibeam sonar on an iPad:

Watch FarSounder sonar's FS-3DT example of a vessel approaching a dock at the port of Valdez, Alaska: