HarbourMan Trials

Ilex Computing is currently concluding trials of its new HarbourMan survey software with Kings Lynn Port & Conservancy Trust. The software runs on a laptop computer, which is easily transported between pilot cutter, tug and office. It simplifies and automates routine harbour bathy-survey obligations by providing a low-cost PC-based package for the acquisition, processing and contouring of bathy data. Acquisition to report time is reduced by providing a graphical editor and automating many tasks such as sounding selection. Navigation backgrounds may be scanned images, such as charts/maps, hand drawn diagrams, aerial photos or graphic images, which are then geo-referenced. Final... (read more)
2003-10-23 12:00:00

Safe Software Certifies FME Experts

Safe Software has granted official "FME Certified" accreditation to FME experts from around the world. These individuals are the first to be formally assessed and recognised as part of a new FME Certification Program that is designed to identify training and consulting professionals with deep FME expertise. More than 50 individuals in 17 countries have received designation as FME Certified Professional and/or FME Certified Trainer.   These experts can now reap the benefits that professional accreditation offers. Certified individuals represent a variety of training and consulting organizations, including: AED SICAD, Alaska Map Science, Beijing Antu, California CAD, Consortech, con terra,... (read more)
2007-11-14 09:13:03

SeeByte Appoints John Stout

John Stout is Seebyte's new offshore business manager. John will be responsible for SeeByte's product and service offering to the offshore industry worldwide.     John's career has been at the forefront of innovation, delivering software solutions to customers in the oil and gas and petrochemical industries globally. From his early days in Intergaph (UK) Ltd delivering CAD solutions to his more recent spell with Bentley Systems (UK) helping to provide GIS solutions, John has been able to help his customers realise greater value and benefit from using the right software at the right time.   Both SeeTrack Offshore, the... (read more)
2009-04-27 11:40:39

Marisoft Inspection Package Sales

MariSoft, Egypt, has made integrated software sales to subsea cable specialists, Offshore Marine Management's (OMM) survey services section. OMM has utilised Inspector and HydroChart on all their projects to date including the recent Barrow and Burbo offshore wind farm scopes of work and also for the Transpower HVAC cable installation and associated survey, WROV and trenching operations due to start in August 2010. The GIS suite is used by OMM in-house for project planning and management and cable route associated desk studies, but is increasingly being used for client project deliverables. MariSoft also provide OMM with programming, CAD, data processing... (read more)
2010-07-28 09:34:59

Additional AML and Inland ENC

HydroService AS has also released two more new optional task-oriented modules for dKart Editor software to expand program functionality with support of Additional Military Layers (AML) and Inland ENC (‘river S-57’) data formats. dKart Editor is an ENC production and maintenance platform fully compatible with the latest editions of IHO S-57, S-58 and S-52 standards, with main features including manual and automated editing capabilities, tools for data digitising and compilation, means for data QC and validation. The new platform is fully UNICODE-compatible, providing support for any national language used in an ENC. Import/export tools supporting a range of data formats... (read more)
2004-03-03 12:00:00

Dredging Point-cloud Software

Charting underwater structures, soils and project progression using GPS, sonar, single and multibeam systems produces a huge amount of data that needs to be analysed. Vast project areas can be analysed with the Point Cloud package by Pythagoras that includes user-friendly drawing, calculation and design tools and 3D visualisation of large point-cloud files and vector data. Datasets coming from total stations, GPS instruments, laser scanners, mobile mappers, UAV and drones, single and multibeam systems and other CAD and GIS software packages can be handled and processed. Calculating volumes, contour lines, cross sections, profiles, terrain models and exporting machine control datasets... (read more)
2016-08-08 11:36:32

dKart Supports AML v. 2.0

HydroService AS announces release of dKart Editor - Additional Military Layers module, with full support all defined product specifications defined by the newly released AML Version 2.0. Together with a full featured production environment for both standards, v 1.0 and v 2.0, Among the remarkable features are: Support of AML version 2.0 (CLB, ESB, LBO, MFF, RAL, SBO product specifications with S57 ed. 3.1 carrier) Intelligent AML v. 1.0 to AML v. 2.0 converter Improved data importing capabilities from various GIS/CAD formats, survey format e.g. Integrated test and validation routines Integrated Quality control routines Clip/compile tools Copy objects/geometry between different... (read more)
2004-12-16 12:00:00

MARS Lidar Data Management Software

The GeoSpatial Solutions (GSS) division of Merrick & Company has made the new version 6.0 Merrick Advanced Remote Sensing (MARS) software suite available online. Geospatial users interested in evaluating MARS may download either the 32-bit or 64-bit software installers directly from the Merrick website. Developed to support users working with very large light detection and ranging (Lidar) datasets, the MARS software suite is a robust, production‐grade Windows application designed to manage, visualise, process, and analyze Lidar data. Boasting powerful visualization capabilities and excellent data processing performance, MARS also supports high-resolution orthoimagery, GIS/CAD vector data and hyperspectral imagery.   Parties wishing... (read more)
2009-12-24 10:15:29

USBL in Dam Survey by ROV

An USBL underwater positioning system is the ideal solution for dam survey by ROV, providing easy and fast set-up and accurate 3D measurement for traceability, but not all USBL systems can meet the demands of this environment. PLSM (France) has developed a light and polyvalent system for use in shallow water down to 300 metres. The author describes AQUA-METRE R300 and some typical results. In France, ten-yearly dam inspection is mandatory for medium to large dams. There are about three hundred dams between the Pyrenees and Brittany. The main goal is to survey the submerged concrete wall in order to... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00

Hexagon Acquires Intergraph

On 6 July 2010, Hexagon AB entered into an agreement to acquire US-based software provider Intergraph Corporation. The transaction, at a value of USD2,125 million, is financed on cash basis. The acquisition will strengthen Hexagon's position in the measurement technology market and synergies within the Hexagon group are expected. Founded in 1969, Intergraph is a leading global provider of enterprise engineering (CAD) and geospatial intelligence software (GIS) that enables customers to visualise and manage complex data. The company is headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, USA, and employs approximately 4,000 people in 34 countries.Businesses, governments and security organisations in more than 60... (read more)
2010-07-07 09:39:11
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