Rutter headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, is a developer of speciality radar signal processing technologies for the marine safety, security, and environmental monitoring sectors. Rutter signal processing, recording, and playback capabilities integrate with navigational or dedicated-purpose marine x-band radar to provide enhanced situational awareness that promotes safety, security, and efficiency in a variety of maritime situations. Signature products include: sigma S6 Oil Spill Detection, sigma S6 Small Target Surveillance, sigma S6 Ice Navigator™, and the sigma S6 WaMoS®II Wave and Surface Current Monitoring systems. Delivering innovative technologies and solutions worldwide.
These systems provide high resolution radar imagery and use advanced processing functions to remove sea and weather clutter and other signal interference to improve target detection and tracking. The application of these systems span ice-management planning and navigation, oil spill detection and response management, coastal surveillance, seismic array anti-fouling, early detection of illegal and dangerous small craft at sea, and wave and surface ocean current monitoring. All sigma S6 systems are available in combination to provide consolidated information reporting and decision support.
With our vision of making the maritime environment safer, Rutter continues to innovate and expand product line and capabilities to address various challenges in the marine industries. We are engaged in research and development projects promoting engagement with industrial and educational partners while fostering the development of market-ready technologies. As exploration moves increasingly towards environmentally sensitive areas, Rutter’s sigma S6 systems provides the real-time detection and tracking capability that is a key element in navigation safety and environmental protection.