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Derek Knox

DEREK KNOX, INVENTOR

DEREK KNOX is the original inventor of the NOXX HYD™ system. Derek invented the product under the name “Hydrosonic Hull Tender” as Director of Hull Tender International Inc. Derek is extremely knowledgeable on the subject of acoustics and frequency effects in Ocean environments. His goal was to combat marine fouling without harming the environment. In 1974 he began that journey with tremendous results. All sales were by word of mouth, a true testimony to its success.

In 2016 Derek sold the technology to EMCS Industries Ltd, and remains the lead engineer on system design today.  Derek Knox answers common questions in his own words below. For more answers to your questions please see our FAQs page

NOXX - What is the origin

WHAT WAS THE ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION?

NOXX - What sparked the invention

WHAT SPARKED THE INVENTION?

NOXX - What circumstances Led

WHAT LED TO THE FIRST COMMERCIAL SYSTEM?

NOXX - How different from ultrasound

HOW IS THIS SYSTEM DIFFERENT TO ULTRASOUND?

NOXX - Why does the sale of the invention

WHY IS THIS SYSTEM SUCH A GOOD FIT WITH EMCS?

NOXX - Why was EMCS a natural fit

WHY WAS EMCS A CHOICE TO ENHANCE AND SELL NOXX HYD?

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