EDS, as a prime contractor, CARIS and LSC Group, as the sub-contractors, today announced their selection for the supply and support of a Hydrographic Database (HDB) system to the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO).
Through the HDB Project, EDS and CARIS will deliver a workflow management system together with Bathymetry Database and Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) software to manage and create paper and electronic chart products. This combined solution will provide a flexible system as part of a wider program for the UKHO.
This unique workflow-oriented and database-driven approach to data management and production will bring significant business benefits to the UKHO in production optimization and efficiency.
Electronic Data Systems Corporate (EDS) founded in the USA in 1962 has led the Information Technology industry for over 40 years. Employing some 120,000 staff in 60 countries. With in-depth involvement in UK Government and Defence, their broad range of services is widely deployed. They provide consultancy, systems development, systems integration, systems management and business process management services to meet Land, Sea, Air and Joint requirements.