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  • Exciting Opportunities at CARIS 2017 2016/12/08

    We are busy gearing up for the Teledyne CARIS 16th International User Group Conference in June, 2017.

    We currently have several initiatives on the go:

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  • CARIS 2017 - Call for Papers 2016/11/15

    CARIS 2017 will feature an in-depth technical program, which will include high caliber presentations from influential industry leaders and fellow CARIS users. As a valued Teledyne CARIS client, we encourage you to submit an abstract for presentation which highlights your accomplishments and c…

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  • Teledyne CARIS announces release of HIPS and SIPS 10 2016/11/09

    Teledyne CARIS™ is pleased to announce the release of HIPS and SIPS™ 10. This release introduces exciting new capabilities for automation, efficiency, and usability through the integration of the Process Designer and the simultaneous introduction to the first commercially availabl…

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  • CARIS 2017 Website Now Live and Registration Open 2016/10/06

    Teledyne CARIS has officially launched the CARIS 2017 - 16th International User Group Conference website and is now accepting registrations.

    Everything you need to know about the upcoming conference can be found here:

    • Venue Details – Celebrate Canada’s 150th Year as a Nation
    • Data Pro…
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  • Teledyne CARIS USA Personnel 2016/10/03

    After 10 years at the helm of Teledyne CARIS USA, Paul Cooper will be retiring on October 14, 2016.

    Paul joined CARIS from Leidos (formerly SAIC) and prior to that, enjoyed an illustrious career with the US Naval Oceanographic Office working on many international projects in the fields of Hydr…

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  • Lake Survey 2016: Next Generation Surveyors Using Next Generation Technology 2016/09/23

    Twenty 3rd year students of Ocean Technology from the Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz (MIWB) participated in the 4th edition of the Lake Survey. Building on last years’ experience and together with three new partners, Teledyne CARIS™ and Fugro were able to enhance the program. …

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  • CARIS World Tour - New Zealand and Malaysia 2016/09/23

    The CARIS World Tour recently held two more stops on its journey around the globe, Wellington, New Zealand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Held at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor and organized in cooperation with Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), the 3-day workshop in Wellington was well …

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  • Fugro signs Enterprise License Agreement with Teledyne CARIS 2016/09/23

    Teledyne CARIS™ is pleased to announce that they have entered into an Enterprise Licensing Agreement with Fugro, the world’s largest integrator of geotechnical, survey, and subsea services.

    This agreement will enable Fugro worldwide an on-demand access to CARIS™ software, spe…

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  • CARIS Calendar Contest 2017 2016/09/23

    Teledyne CARIS’ popular calendar contest is back for its 12th year in a row. Beginning this year, we have made the decision to produce a digital version of the calendar. We realize the old format has become tradition to many and we will miss it too, however we felt it was time for a new…

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  • Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) 3.2 Released 2016/08/09

    Teledyne CARIS™ is pleased to announce the release of Hydrographic Production Database (HPD)™ 3.2. As part of the CARIS Ping-to-Chart™ solution, HPD offers an integrated suite of products for managing data in a seamless database, providing simultaneous data compilation by mu…

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  • Teledyne CARIS to host 16th International User Group Conference in Ottawa 2016/07/28

    Teledyne CARIS™ is pleased to announce its 16th International User Group Conference, "CARIS 2017". It will be held in Ottawa, Canada at the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel from June 19 to June 22, 2017.

    This four day conference is the largest gathering of CARIS software users worldwide. Participan…

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  • The Battle of the St. Lawrence 2016/07/22

    The Battle of the St. Lawrence (1942 - 1944) has become known as the Canadian theatre of World War II. During this period, German U-Boats lay waiting in the depths of the St. Lawrence River, with intent to obstruct supplies heading towards Great Britain and the Allied Forces. To an extent, th…

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  • Teledyne CARIS attends GEBCO forum on the Future of Ocean Mapping 2016/07/22

    June 15 to 17, Teledyne CARIS' Paul Cooper and Charles de Jongh attended the General Bathymetric Chart of the Ocean (GEBCO) Forum on the Future of Ocean Mapping (FFOFM). This was a three-day international event held in the Principality of Monaco, which brought together more than 200 ocean exp…

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  • HIPS and SIPS Training in Myanmar 2016/07/22

    From June 2 to 12, Teledyne CARIS' Dan Morash travelled to Yangon, Myanmar, to conduct CARIS HIPS and SIPS™ training with the Myanmar Navy.

    Although the Myanmar Navy is a relatively new user of CARIS software, they have shown themselves to be experienced users of CARIS LOTS™ which …

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  • CARIS Onboard Trial with TerraSond 2016/07/22

    Mike Redmayne, Teledyne CARIS Account Manager, recently visited onsite with TerraSond in Lafayette, LA, to conduct a CARIS Onboard™ trial and evaluate the benefits of near-real time processing to enhance survey productivity.

    Using an ASV C-Worker 5, the unmanned surface vessel was deploy…

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  • Incorporating Legacy Data to Support Modern Hydrographic Products 2016/06/17

    How does an organization overcome the problems surrounding the incorporation of potentially useful content from legacy field sheets and chart overlays into nautical chart products? Generally with old maps, there are some obvious problems to the integration of this type of information.

    'Old dat…

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  • Teledyne CARIS Training in Indonesia and Sri Lanka 2016/06/17

    From April 4 to 15, Dinas Hidro-Oseanografi (DISHIDROS), or the Hydro-Oceanographic Office of Indonesia, participated in up to date and focused training on the use of CARIS Bathy DataBASE™ (BDB) and advanced hydrographic production using CARIS HPD. The training sessions were attended by ten p…

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  • CARIS World Tour - Bologna, Italy 2016/06/17

    May 17–19 marked the first European stop of the CARIS World Tour in Bologna, Italy. It was hosted at the National Research Institute (CNR) conference centre, along with invaluable assistance from the Institute of Marine Sciences (CNR-ISMAR) in Bologna.

    The World Tour was well received wi…

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  • Enhanced 3D Model of HMS Erebus revealed during the 2016 Canadian Hydrographic Conference 2016/06/17

    In 2014, Parks Canada, together with support from key partners including Fisheries and Oceans Canada via its Canadian Hydrographic Service and Canadian Coast Guard, solved a key chapter of a longstanding maritime mystery when they discovered one of Sir John Franklin’s ships, HMS Erebus,…

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  • Announcing Teledyne CARIS 2016/05/12

    On May 3, 2016 the acquisition of CARIS by Teledyne Technologies Incorporated was finalized.

    By acquiring CARIS, Teledyne adds critical capabilities in geospatial software that complement its marine instrumentation and digital imaging businesses. CARIS will allow Teledyne to extend its scope b…

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  • CARIS World Tour - Washington DC 2016/05/12

    From April 26 to 28, CARIS commenced its World Tour of training, demonstrations, and information sessions on CARIS software at the U.S. national capital of Washington, D.C. Hosted in the city centre, CARIS users from various government and private sectors enjoyed detailed presentations, hands…

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  • CARIS Attends the 3rd Mexican Hydrography Convention 2016/05/12

    From April 27 to 29, CARIS Account Manager Juan Carballini and Team Lead Processing / TSC José Arias, travelled to Mexico to attend the 3rd Mexican Hydrographic Convention. Hosted and organized by the Mexican Navy, the conference took place at the Carmen XXI Convention Centre, in Ciuda…

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  • CARIS and the University of Southampton 2016/05/12

    Thanks to CARIS, more students of Ocean and Earth Sciences at the University of Southampton will be getting an insight into the latest technologies used for mapping the seabed.

    Up to 100 undergraduate and masters students of geophysics, geology, oceanography, and marine biology will now have t…

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  • CARIS Teams up with Opportunities NB at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2016 2016/05/12

    Josh Mode and Mike Redmayne represented CARIS as part of the Opportunities NB contingent in Houston at this year’s OTC conference. 

    Honourable Rick Doucet, the New Brunswick Minister of Economic Development was in attendance and promoting NB based companies. 

    Founded in 1969, OT…

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  • Teledyne To Acquire CARIS 2016/04/08

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and Fredericton, NB, Canada – April 8, 2016 – Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) ("Teledyne") and CARIS jointly announced today that the CARIS business and its international affiliates (collectively, "CARIS") have agreed to be acquired by a wholly-owned subsid…

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  • CARIS Bathy DataBASE 4.2 2016/04/04

    CARIS is pleased to announce the release of CARIS Bathy DataBASE™ 4.2. As part of the CARIS Ping-to-Chart™ solution, Bathy DataBASE is a powerful system for the management and analysis of bathymetric surfaces and point clouds.

    Highlighting the release is the first appearance of the…

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  • Journeys in Asia 2016/04/04


    From March 14 – 16, Alejandro Gerones, Accounts Manager with CARIS, attended the North Indian Ocean Hydrographic Commission (NIOHC) meeting in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh.  Joined by our reseller, R.H. Khan (Shuvo) from Multitech, they proceeded to meet with t…

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  • 'The Object Detection Capabilities of the Bathymetry Systems Utilized for the 2015 Common Dataset', (Luke Elliott, 2015) 2016/04/04

    Shallow Survey, first established in 1999, is an international conference which focuses on coastal zone survey techniques. Although the conference covers various topics, considerable focus is placed on examination of the Common Dataset (CDS).

    The CDS allows shallow water survey manufacturers t…

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  • Oceanology International 2016 2016/04/04

    Oceanology International (Oi) 2016 was once again a very successful event. Oi is a great opportunity to connect with the global marine science and ocean technology community on a large scale.

    Our CARIS team showcased the many capabilities of CARIS products to both new and existing partners ali…

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  • CARIS World Tour 2016 2016/04/04

    Five Locations now open and Panama City, Panama just announced as a new stop for the World Tour.

    Find out about the latest CARIS technology through hands-on exercises, detailed demonstrations, and information sessions.

    Visit our web page at to see all the tour lo…

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  • HIPS and SIPS 9.1 Released 2016/03/14

    CARIS is pleased to announce the release of HIPS and SIPS™ 9.1. This new version includes an alternative method of processing backscatter data which produces high quality mosaics and is based upon industry-recognized algorithms and techniques.

    Mosaic of Reson 7125 data over Plymouth Harbour, UK, processed in SIPS BackscatterThe SIPS Backscatter engine is a single add…

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  • Darwin Harbour Unveils Sand Waves and Shipwrecks 2016/03/03

    Darwin, Australia, is world-renowned for its rich and diverse landscapes. However, as a scientific exploration party has just found out, there is an equally diverse and previously undiscovered region of Darwin under the sea. A marine survey tasked with mapping the seabed of Darwin Harbour in …

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  • CARIS World Tour 2016 Registration Open for More Locations 2016/03/03

    CARIS 2016 World Tour

    Find out about the latest CARIS technology through hands-on exercises, detailed demonstrations, and information sessions.  

    Wellington, New Zealand is now open for registration. Visit our web page at to see all the tour locations and register for one near you.

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  • Meet the CARIS Team at Oceanology International (Oi) 2016/03/03

    CARIS is pumped up for a great show at Oi this year. We will be releasing HIPS and SIPS™ 9.1 to coincide with the event. The new backscatter processing engine is one of the main features of the latest version. Be sure to stop by for a demo and discover how to dramatically improve your i…

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  • Mapping and Modelling the SS Polwell 2016/03/03

    Originally constructed in the North East of England in 1888, the SS Polwell was in use by German forces at the start of World War I. However, early in the war the vessel was captured off Gibraltar by the British Admiralty and requisitioned into service as a defensively armed merchant ship.

    On …

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  • Rapid Environmental Assessment (REA) and CARIS Onboard 2016/03/03

    The use of near real-time data processing software, such as CARIS Onboard™, has significant benefits in supporting hydrographic surveys for Rapid Environmental Assessment (REA). REA is a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) introduced concept, created to help quantify the environme…

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  • Discussion on Hydrographic Data Standards at OGC's Washington Meeting 2016/03/03

    OGC logoHydrographic data stakeholders are invited to get together at the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) technical committee meeting in Washington, DC on Thursday March 10th to discuss the merits of forming a "Maritime Domain Working Group". The idea for this group is to discuss interoperability be…

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  • Reducing the Ping-to-Chart™ time with Unmanned Systems and CARIS Onboard 2016/01/20

    During the Meso American-Caribbean Sea Hydrographic Commission (MACHC) meeting, which was held in December 2015 in Antigua, staff from CARIS demonstrated the capability of conducting an unmanned hydrographic survey, processing the data and generating a nautical chart within 24 hours.

    A Teledyn…

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  • Lake Survey Project 2016/01/20

    For the 2015 installment of the Lake Survey project, CARIS was pleased to join forces with Fugro Survey BV to organize a practical survey week for third year students from the Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz (MIWB). This year the location chosen to run the project was the Vlietland in Leid…

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  • Mapping the Sound – Courtesy of KCTS, Seattle, WA 2016/01/20

    Students and instructors from the University of Washington's School of Oceanography, a member of the CARIS Academic program, are on a research vessel that is mapping the Puget Sound. Students are getting hands-on experience using the latest multibeam sonar technology to gather the data. CARIS…

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  • CARIS Delivers Workshops on IHO S-100 and Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure 2016/01/20

    As part of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) Capacity Building Program, CARIS has recently delivered hands-on workshops for participants from the South West Atlantic Hydrographic Commission (SWAtHC) and the South-East Pacific Regional Hydrographic Commission (SEPRHC).

    with S-100 workshop participants and SOHMA AuthoritiesS-100 Wor…

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  • CARIS Announces its 2016 World Tour! 2016/01/20

    CARIS World Tour 2016

    Find out about the latest CARIS technology with hands-on software exercises – detailed demonstrations — information session.

    Click on the World Tour icon for more information and register for our detailed updates.

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  • Chart production for Large Suez Canal Expansion 2015/11/27

    Egypt has undertaken a major expansion of the Suez Canal, which resulted in a deepening of the main waterway as well as a parallel 35km (22 mile) channel. This is the most advanced expansion of the canal since its opening in 1869. The undertaking cost $8 billion. The works involved 12 months …

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  • Winners announced for CARIS calendar contest 2015/11/27

    The votes are in and the winners of the CARIS calendar contest have been selected. Congratulations to all of the winners. The winning images will be included in the upcoming 2016 CARIS calendar and featured on the CARIS website.

    Congratulations to Fabio Sacchetti from Marine Institute Galway w…

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  • The Swedish Hydrographic Office chooses CARIS 2015/11/27

    Through a competitive tender process The Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) has chosen CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) as the new system to meet the Hydrographic Office's current and future requirements.

    With HPD the Hydrographic Office will have the latest and most efficient s…

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  • Lest We Forget 2015/11/27

    CARIS was proud to be a sponsor of the Lest We Forget ~ N'oublions jamais 2015 Remembrance Day tribute dinner held in Moncton, New Brunswick. The focus of this event was to raise awareness of the contributions and sacrifices made by local men and women in uniform. The donation from CARIS help…

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  • Official release of CARIS Onboard 1.0 2015/11/16

    CARIS is pleased to announce its release of the highly anticipated, near real-time data processing and mapping application, CARIS Onboard™. The development of this new technology will revolutionize the way in which bathymetry and imagery data is processed.

    CARIS Onboard automatically con…

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  • HIPS and SIPS and AML Production Training for Royal Australian Navy 2015/10/07

    CARIS recently completed a series of training courses with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) in preparation to standardize the data processing and electronic charting workflows for their Survey Motor Launches (SMLs) on CARIS software. Introductory training courses were led by Tami Beduhn, Ferna…

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  • Help us select a winner 2015/10/07

    CARIS Calendar 2016 We’ve had some fantastic entries for the CARIS 2016 calendar and we are asking for your help to select the winning images! To vote please go to the CARIS website and Facebook voting pages.

    The winning images will be included in the upcoming 2016 CARIS calendar and featured on the CARIS w…

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  • Teledyne and CARIS demonstrate CARIS Onboard live at Shallow Survey 2015/10/07

    During the Shallow Survey 2015 conference held in Plymouth, UK, Teledyne and CARIS showcased the latest capabilities in autonomous survey operations with a live demonstration. Teledyne equipped a Z-Boat Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) with a MB1 multibeam sonar, and installed the latest versio…

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