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KVH Awarded Gyro Patent
Oct 2002
MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Oct. 11 -- KVH Industries has been awarded a patent for its attitude, heading and reference-grade fiber optic gyro (FOG) technology. US Patent 6,429,939, "DSP Signal Processing for Open Loop Fiber Optic Sensors," describes KVH's use of digital electronics to improve the performance of its FOGs and make them suitable for new applications, from precision-guided munitions to tactical navigation systems.

Kalyan Ganesan, vice president of engineering, said, "Digital signal processing enables us to achieve new levels of performance at costs significantly lower than competing ring laser and closed-loop gyros."

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