Blue Robotics released the Ping360 in September 2019, a mechanical scanning sonar for navigation and imaging. It has a 50 meter range, 300 meter depth rating, and an open-source software interface that makes it a very capable tool for ROV navigation and underwater acoustic imaging. A recent use-case can be found here
The Ping sonar, released in January 2019, is a single-beam echosounder that measures distances up to 30 meters underwater, with a 30 degree beam width, and 300 meter depth rating.
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School IT and Robotics students will be able to build and configure these simple student underwater robotics kits. These electronics kits (SKITs) require very little soldering, include basic frame components and assembly instructions, and you can 3D-print your own propellers!