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  • CARIS to present at Geo Maritime conference 2012/06/01

    CARIS to present at Geo Maritime conferenceCARIS will join a list of top industry leaders at the Geo Maritime conference being held in London, UK during June 13 – 14, 2012. The conference will address strategic, technical and operational challenges on geospatial information in the maritime surveillance sector.

    Immediately after l…

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  • S-57 Composer 2.3 now available 2012/06/01

    S-57 Composer 2.3 now available CARIS is pleased to announce the release of S-57 Composer 2.3, the next-generation desktop application for electronic production of S-57 Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC), Additional Military Layers (AML), Inland ENC (IENC) and Digital Nautical Charts (DNC). The release of 2.3 marks a 'ret…

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  • CARIS 2012 update 2012/05/17

    Rear Admiral Ian Moncrieff, Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office.Rear Admiral Ian Moncrieff to speak at CARIS 2012
    CARIS is delighted to announce the addition of Rear Admiral (Retd) Ian Moncrieff, Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, to the CARIS 2012 opening session.

    Rear Admiral Ian Moncrieff became the Chief Executive of the United …

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  • HPD Raster Charting enhancements for UKHO 2012/05/17

    Andy Hoggarth and Sara Cockburn from CARIS (front left) with UKHO's Richard Carpenter, Ellen Davis, Simon Baldwin, Andy Bussell (back row), Aled Evans and Robin Coomber (front).The details of a development project with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to enhance the raster chart production capabilities of CARIS HPD were recently finalized in Taunton, UK. The project will ultimately result in the decommissioning of the legacy "Abrahams Revelations" syste…

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  • CARIS and the S-102 bathymetric surface product specification 2012/05/17

    Filtered ENC and S-102 in the background.The new S-102 standard for gridded bathymetric surfaces is currently in development under the auspices of the IHO TSMAD committee. This effort is being lead by the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) and the US Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO). The CHS completed an experiment in the producti…

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  • CARIS LOTS now supports Windows 7 2012/05/17

    CARIS LOTS now supports Windows 7 CARIS is pleased to announce the release of CARIS LOTS 4.1. This latest release brings support for installations of Microsoft Windows 7, and continued support for Microsoft Windows XP. This incremental release brings functional enhancements to the Median line tool, Utilities, and SEG-Y Analyz…

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  • New self-paced online training course for CARIS S-57 Composer 2012/05/04

    One of the many training videos that show you how to create and update ENCs.CARIS is pleased to announce the launch of a new self-paced online training course. The S-57 Composer online training course is an introductory course that teaches the workflow and functionality in the CARIS S-57 Composer software for the production of S-57 Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC…

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  • CARIS 2012 Many ways to save 2012/05/04

    Delegates at our last user conference, CARIS 2010, in Miami, Florida, USA enjoying some of the networking events.Our 14th International User Group Conference, CARIS 2012, is shaping up to be one of the best conferences to date. With dedicated boot camps and user group meetings to strengthen your expertise in our Ping-to-Chart solution and industry presentations from fellow CARIS users, CARIS 2012 will b…

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  • CARIS Attends XVIIIth International Hydrographic Conference 2012/05/04

    CARIS Attends XVIIIth International Hydrographic Conference The XVIIIth International Hydrographic Conference (IHC) was held in Monaco April 23 to 27. Delegates from International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) Member States and Observers from around the world were in attendance for the meetings to provide guidance on the operations and work of the o…

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  • CARIS hosts pre-conference workshop at CHC 2012 2012/04/20

    CARIS hosts pre-conference workshop at CHC 2012 CARIS will be hosting a free half day pre-conference workshop in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada on Monday, May 14 at Canadian Hydrographic Conference (CHC) 2012.

    The workshop will provide an informative introduction to Bathy DataBASE, a powerful system for the management and analysis of bathym…

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  • Bathymetric analysis of Bulls Scarp, a complex shelf-edge promontory extending into the Gulf Stream off Charleston, SC 2012/04/20

    Bathymetric analysis of Bulls Scarp, a complex shelf-edge promontory extending into the Gulf Stream off Charleston, SC During the recent 2012 Ocean Sciences meeting held in Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 undergraduate students presented eight studies during a poster session on emerging research on the global ocean and society, including science education, outreach and public policy.

    In addition to student contributi…

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  • Special room rate for CARIS 2012 delegates - Deadline May 6 2012/04/20

    Superior/deluxe guest room at the Four Seasons Vancouver.CARIS 2012 will be hosted June 25-28 at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. At the hub of this international centre of commerce, culture and natural beauty is the cosmopolitan Four Seasons Vancouver, just steps away from the unique blend of distinctive ele…

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  • CARIS releases next-generation paper chart production solution 2012/04/20

    CARIS announces the worldwide availability of Paper Chart Composer, the next-generation desktop software application for paper chart production.

    Paper Chart Composer represents the future in desktop production of nautical paper charts. The successor to the long-trusted CARIS GIS product, Paper…

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  • Cruise Vancouvers picturesque shoreline at CARIS 2012 2012/04/09

    CARIS 2012 delegates will enjoy a fabulous dinner during this year’s user group conference. Conference attendees will spend an evening onboard the elegant yacht Sunset Bay II that will cruise past the spectacular Vancouver cityscape, Convention Centre, and famous Pan Pacific Sails. It w…

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  • Successful workshop on Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure held in Sri Lanka 2012/04/09

    In the foreground, students from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Kenya demonstrate excellent teamwork to define a data model for their Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure.Attendees from Bangladesh, Comoros, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Tanzania successfully completed an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) capacity building workshop on Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure, hosted by the Sri Lankan National Aqua…

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  • Engineering Analysis Module training for CHS - Quebec Region 2012/04/09

    Reference model in Engineering Analysis Module.The Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) Quebec Region is the latest organization to implement CARIS’ Engineering Analysis Module, the latest technology for scaling and analyzing elevation datasets within ports and waterways.

    CARIS’ David Brodie was recently at the CHS – Quebe…

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  • Flemish Hydrography upgrades their processing solution 2012/04/09

    CARIS’ Michal Borkowski (far left) teaching HIPS and SIPS in Antwerp.Flemish Hydrography has recently upgraded their current bathymetric data post-processing, analysis and storage solution with the purchase of 10 licenses of the CARIS HIPS and SIPS software.

    For hands-on training of the new workflow, Flemish Hyrography surveyors attended two training sessions i…

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  • Upcoming HIPS and SIPS training in Australia 2012/04/09

    CARIS is pleased to offer an open HIPS and SIPS training course for marine and hydrographic professionals in Perth, Western Australia. The training course is scheduled for May 28 – June 1, 2012.

    This training will be a comprehensive session on leading data processing, visualization, qual…

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  • Gearing up for CARIS 2012 2012/03/23

    Gearing up for CARIS 2012 CARIS 2012, our 14th International User Group Conference, is only three months away and is shaping up to be a great event. CARIS 2012 attendees are coming from all over the world, including the Americas, Australasia, Asia and Europe regions.

    The four-day conference will host boot camps, user g…

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  • Free Water Column Imaging webinar 2012/03/23

    Gas seep in the water column data (EM3002 data supplied by University of New Brunswick Ocean Mapping Group).CARIS will be hosting free "Discover the difference with Water Column Imaging" webinars about the latest water column technology in CARIS HIPS and SIPS, the leading hydrographic data processing software.

    Join CARIS for this informative 45 minute seminar by registering for one of the following …

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  • HIPS and SIPS training in Korea 2012/03/23

    Participants of the HIPS and SIPS training course in Seoul, South Korea.CARIS recently held a HIPS and SIPS training course in the Geumcheon-gu district of Seoul, South Korea. The training course was lead by CARIS’ Daniel Kruimel and Eduardo Infante. The course was coordinated and delivered through collaboration with HYUNDAI e-MARINE, the CARIS Alliance Par…

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  • A packed house at Oceanology International 2012/03/23

    CARIS’ Jeremy Nicholson, Isabelle Guilloton and Trish Groves at Oceanology International 2012CARIS recently attended Oceanology International 2012 held in London, UK. The event saw a record number of visitors from over 70 countries come together to hear about the latest ocean technologies.

    CARIS exhibited at the conference, demonstrating some of our latest hydrographic data processing…

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  • Temporal variations in bathymetry and morphology at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary 2012/03/23

    Temporal variations in bathymetry and morphology at Gray’s Reef National Marine SanctuaryDuring the recent 2012 Ocean Sciences meeting held in Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 undergraduate students presented eight studies during a poster session on emerging research on the global ocean and society, including science education, outreach and public policy.

    In addition to stu…

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  • CARIS 2012 to include an Academic Poster Session 2012/03/09

    As our Academic Partnering Program continues to expand across the globe, more and more students are using the power of CARIS software in their educational pursuits and research activities. In an attempt to provide those students with an opportunity to interact with industry professionals from…

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  • Enhancing airborne LiDAR bathymetry with HIPS and SIPS 2012/03/09

    Calibration patch south of Sydney, Australia including orthomosaic imagery from system camera, Hawkeye data, and multibeam reference surface.Pelydryn, a hydrographic survey company based in the United Kindgom, is enhancing its airborne bathymetric LiDAR capabilities with the purchase of four additional licenses of HIPS and SIPS. Pelydryn provides a global service which specializes in gathering data in shallow and coastal waters.

    Pe…

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  • BASE Editor training at CARIS USA 2012/03/09

    CARIS' Karen Hart and Josh Mode with BASE Editor training participants.CARIS USA recently held a BASE Editor training course at their office in Alexandria, Virginia. Participants came from the Naval Oceanographic Office, NOAA, and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

    The three-day BASE Editor training course focused on the software operation and workflow …

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  • SeaMap: A collaborative, undergraduate-focused Seafloor Mapping Program 2012/03/09

    SeaMap: A collaborative, undergraduate-focused Seafloor Mapping Program During the recent 2012 Ocean Sciences meeting held in Salt Lake City, Utah, 12 undergraduate students presented eight studies during a poster session on emerging research on the global ocean and society, including science education, outreach and public policy.

    In addition to student contributi…

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  • A new era for The Netherlands Hydrographic Service 2012/03/01

    The Royal Netherlands Navy has successfully executed the final contractual tests of its System for Hydrographic Information Processes - Part 2 (SHIP2) project. The SHIP2 project was implemented to produce a new production system for the Netherlands Hydrographic Office. The project will delive…

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  • Professor of Oceanography announced as a keynote speaker at CARIS 2012 2012/02/24

    John Delaney, Professor of Oceanography and Jerome M. Paros Endowed Chair in Sensor Networks at the University of WashingtonJohn Delaney, Professor of Oceanography and Jerome M. Paros Endowed Chair in Sensor Networks at the University of Washington, is the latest speaker to join our panel of keynotes at CARIS 2012.

    Delaney, who joined the University of Washington faculty in 1977, has published nearly 100 scientific…

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  • Latin America's largest port selects HIPS and SIPS 2012/02/24

    The Port of Santos, located in Santos, Brazil is the busiest container port in Latin America.The Port of Santos is located in the city of Santos, Brazil and is the largest port in Latin America. Known for being the busiest container port in Latin America, the port has been modernized in line with developments in the world of maritime technology.

    Santos Pilots has been responsible for …

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  • New methods for processing data workshop a success 2012/02/24

    CARIS’ Corey Collins and Daniel Kruimel presenting at the CARIS workshop at Shallow Survey 2012.CARIS hosted a full day workshop at Shallow Survey 2012 this week in Wellington, New Zealand. The weeklong conference focused on high resolution surveys in shallow waters.

    The workshop put on by CARIS’ HIPS and SIPS Product Manager, Corey Collins, and CARIS Asia Pacific, Daniel Kruimel, …

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  • The countdown to CARIS 2012 is on - Have you registered? 2012/02/10

    The countdown to CARIS 2012 is on – Have you registered? The countdown for CARIS 2012 is on. Our 14th International User Group Conference, which will be held June 25 – 28 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is quickly approaching. CARIS 2012 is an ideal opportunity for new and existing CARIS users to congregate and learn about the latest C…

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  • St. Kitts and Nevis adopt CARIS LOTS 2012/02/10

    St. Kitts and Nevis adopt CARIS LOTS CARIS is very pleased to announce that the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has recently adopted CARIS LOTS to carry out their boundary delimitation tasks, as part of their Law of the Sea undertaking. The project, sponsored by the Commonwealth Secretariat, will be carried out by the Ministry…

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  • CARIS workshop at Shallow Survey 2012 2012/02/10

    CARIS will be hosting a free full day pre-conference workshop in Wellington, New Zealand on Monday, February 20 at Shallow Survey 2012.

    The workshop will cover topics such as the application of post processed kinematic positions to bathymetric data, Geocoder processing workflows, batch process…

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  • Five-day multibeam surveyor training course 2012/02/10

    Five-day multibeam surveyor training course MosaicHydro, in partnership with CARIS, is offering a five-day training course for surveyors new to multibeam echosounder surveys. Whether you are an experienced single beam surveyor or new to marine surveys, this course will teach you to be an effective multibeam operator and postprocessor.

    T…

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  • Latest service pack for HPD featuring Publication Module 2012/02/10

    The latest release of CARIS HPD has some exciting new enhancements. HPD now features the Publication Module option, which is a new set of tools allowing HPD users to create and maintain notice to mariners, list of lights and other publications together with ENCs and paper charts in the same c…

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  • Water Column Imaging in the latest service pack of HIPS and SIPS 2012/02/10

    The latest release of CARIS HIPS and SIPS is now available. HIPS and SIPS 7.1.1 now supports the reading and the displaying of Water Column Imaging data. Initial support for Water Column Imaging includes Kongsberg and Reson 7K sonars. Users can analysis the data directly in 2D or 3D without n…

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  • CARIS announces new Paper Chart Composer boot camp at CARIS 2012 2012/01/27

    CARIS announces new Paper Chart Composer boot camp at CARIS 2012 The release of the Paper Chart Composer, CARIS’ new desktop paper chart production software, is greatly anticipated by hydrographic offices worldwide. Built using the well established CARIS HPD technology, Paper Chart Composer is a must-have tool to meet the needs of modern chart compil…

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  • Latest service pack for Bathy DataBASE now available 2012/01/27

    Rendering showcasing the new real world colour palette feature in Bathy DataBASE.The latest release of Bathy DataBASE has some exciting enhancements including:

    • Export of the map window as a georeferenced PDF.
    • Enhanced Laser/LiDAR support allowing recorded real world colour palette to be used.
    • Ability to directly view and analyze near real time Kongsberg data from the SIS sys…
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  • CARIS welcomes new HIPS and SIPS user to the community 2012/01/27

    MICROARS, an engineering and services company from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, becomes the latest organization to join the HIPS and SIPS user community. HIPS and SIPS will allow them to efficiently process the large volumes of multibeam data that they are collecting for projects with companies li…

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  • CARIS LOTS training in Jamaica 2012/01/27

    Survey and Mapping division staff at Jamaica’s National Land Agency with CARIS’ Dan Morash during a CARIS LOTS training course.Dan Morash from CARIS was recently in Kingston, Jamaica teaching a five-day training course with the National Land Agency’s Survey and Mapping division on CARIS LOTS.

    The objective of the National Land Agency is to produce the most accurate equilibrium line possible between Jamaica and t…

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  • Register today for a chance to upgrade your stay at CARIS 2012 2012/01/01

    Register today for a chance to upgrade your stay at CARIS 2012 During June 25 – 28, 2012, CARIS will be hosting its 14th International User Group Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The four-day event, focusing on exploration and discovery, will feature several demonstrations, presentations, training camps, user group meetings and ne…

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  • Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey selects Bathy DataBASE 2012/01/01

    Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS), under the China Geological Survey, is the most recent geological institute to select Bathy DataBASE to address their requirements for the analysis and management of high volume elevation data.

    GMGS utilizes a wide range of advanced instruments, includ…

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  • Schedule your next training course with CARIS 2012/01/01

    Current training course being held at CARIS head office on Bathy DataBASE with Laurel Technologies staff.As we usher in the new year, we look forward to another year packed full of CARIS training courses. At CARIS we offer an extensive series of training courses throughout the year at our head office in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada and our offices located across the world. Alternatively, w…

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  • Technical notes now available on CARIS Online Customer Services 2012/01/01

    Technical notes now available on CARIS Online Customer Services As part of our ongoing commitment to provide CARIS subscription members with technical support when they need it, we’ve recently added technical notes to the CARIS Online Customer Services website. Members can now login to the site and find a variety of technical notes on the CARIS prod…

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  • Discover the difference with water column imaging in HIPS and SIPS 2011/12/30

    Water column data in 3D (EM3002 data supplied by University of New Brunswick Ocean Mapping Group).CARIS' all in one hydrographic data processing solution, HIPS and SIPS, is about to become even more comprehensive with the integration of water column imaging. In the latest version of HIPS and SIPS 7.1.1, scheduled for release in January, you can see the difference water column data can mak…

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  • Looking to the future: mapping the world's oceans 2011/12/30

    Dr. Mark Masry presenting to a captivated audience at the goFred X conference.It's impossible to predict the future, but with the latest advancements in technology and an ever-changing world the power is in our hands. That was the focus at the first goFred X conference held in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

    Dr. Mark Masry, CARIS' Research and Development Manager, w…

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  • Bathy DataBASE for Royal Malaysian Navy 2011/12/30

    CARIS' Burns Foster facilitates a Bathy DataBASE workshop with National Hydrographic Centre in Malaysia.National Hydrographic Centre (NHC), Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) is the latest of a growing number of organizations to implement Bathy DataBASE to address their requirement for advanced analysis and management of historic and high-resolution elevation data.

    As part of NHC's hydrographic, oceanog…

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  • Advanced HIPS and SIPS open training in Australia 2011/12/30

    Participants of the advanced HIPS and SIPS training course in Cairns, Australia.CARIS recently held an advanced HIPS and SIPS training course in Cairns, Australia. The course was held at the Rydges Plaza Hotel and was coordinated and delivered by Daniel Kruimel and Christian Fellinger of CARIS Asia Pacific.

    The course attracted attendees from defence, government organizat…

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  • CARIS team in Rio de Janeiro 2011/12/30

    Dinner at the Consulate General of Canada in Rio de Janerio.CARIS partner Cesar Pimenta of Intelligent Maritime Solutions (IMS) coordinated a successful CARIS mission to Rio de Janerio, Brazil this December. Cesar was accompanied by CARIS' Juan Carballini and Andy Hoggarth for a week of client visits and business development. The social highlight of t…

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