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
WHAT WAS THE ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION?
WHAT SPARKED THE INVENTION?
WHAT LED TO THE FIRST COMMERCIAL SYSTEM?
HOW IS THIS SYSTEM DIFFERENT TO ULTRASOUND?
WHY IS THIS SYSTEM SUCH A GOOD FIT WITH EMCS?
WHY WAS EMCS A CHOICE TO ENHANCE AND SELL NOXX HYD?