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SonarWiz Processes HydroBall
SONARWIZ 7.9.2 RELEASED MAR 28
- New options for: bathy XYZ, NetCDF, 8-bit GeoTiff
- Auto processing and directory monitoring for bathy
- Support for import of EdgeTech Motion Tolerant Data
- GeoAcoustics SBP server allows for ramp power up
- 3 channel support for transducer offsets (ch 5, 6)
- Updated MBServer for Reson T50 collection
- UGC Linear Mode now allows user defined points
- Synchronize SSS and SPB digitizer views
Support > Downloads > SonarWiz 7.9.2
EMA must be current to download and run
Chesapeake just returned from Oceanology International. It was good to catch up with folks and see the latest trends in the industry. We’re on the road throughout 2022, and hope to see you at another show or one of our training events.
Next up, THSOA Lunch and Learn in April and the three-day workshop at NW Michigan College in May. Check out our event calendar for all the details.
The Wreck of an 1830s Whaler Offers a
Glimpse of America’s Racial History
Long time Chesapeake customer Search Inc. was highlighted in this NYT article. When the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration needed to test new equipment in the Gulf of Mexico, it asked Search Inc. if there were any wrecks it was interested in exploring. From his office last month, Dr. Delgado, an expert in maritime archaeology, directed the crew of NOAA’s Okeanos Explorer vessel ... Read more...
At the Bottom of an Icy Sea, One of History’s Great Wrecks Is Found
Explorers and researchers, battling freezing temperatures, have located Endurance, Ernest Shackleton’s ship that sank in the Antarctic in 1915. SonarWiz software was used on board during the mission and played a role.
Improved SSS real time waterfall gains & color adjustments. Anomaly auto detection uses dynamic ambient smoothing. EdgeTech 2205 tri-frequency data acquisition added. Automatic Navigation packet detection for JSF import. Export Vertical GeoTIFF grid in Terradepth format. Auto TVG Gains much faster to compute, draw & apply. Improved DFL licensing with more flexibility and control. View icons added to Data Acquisition and Bathy ribbons. Get it today with current EMA - Support > Downloads
Unicode-enabled, translate to 12 languages
Overlap mode to blend sidescan gap-fill data
Contact Editor, Contact Capture improved
Capture contacts in Map View
Zoom images in Contact Editor & export selected area
More options to view data in real time SSS waterfall
Support for NavLab in NIP and External Navigation
Support for Kongsberg EM124 multibeam
SonarWiz Helps Find Shipwrecks in Danish North Sea.
Award winning museum and leading survey groups Fugro and MMT help locate and preserve shipwrecks in Danish North Sea. SonarWiz an important tool for maritime archaeology and helps fulfill museum's mission. Read more
SonarWiz Now Processes QPS Qinsy Sidescan Files - Sub bottom Coming Soon
Chesapeake Technology is proud to announce a new partnership with QPS.
Chesapeake Technology Announces Several New SonarWiz Training Dates in 2019
CTI will be holding several training workshops in the spring, summer and fall. Classes are two or three days long and breakfast, lunch, snacks, sample data sets and two week demo licenses are provided. Travel and accommodations are not included in the registration fee. Read more
Chesapeake Technology, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Harold Orlinsky as General Manager. Harold brings 25 years of experience in the hydrographic field to lead Chesapeake as they continue to build on SonarWiz, their world class software for sidescan, sub bottom and multibeam applications. Read more
Chesapeake renewed its multi year partnership with Project Recover. Project Recover is a public-private partnership to enlist 21st century science and technology combined with in-depth archival and historical research in a quest to find the final underwater resting places of Americans missing in action since World War II. Read more in Sea Technology Blog.
Chesapeake is pleased to announce Dr. David Finlayson's promotion to Vice President of Engineering. John Gann, co-founder, will continue to manage a broad range of software and business development projects.
Chesapeake released SonarWiz 7.2 with new 3D Report options, enhanced Helm Display and dongle free data collection options.
Chesapeake is pleased to announce our 2018 Annual Workshop. It will be held in Florida December 4-6, 2018. Read the press release here and see the Training menu to download the registration form.
"SonarWiz 7 provides a fantastic teaching tool for Marine Science undergraduates that is robust, intuitive and provides a one-stop shop from acquisition to mosaic; enabling students to experience a full-cycle survey project in their first 6 months of study", said Dr. Tim Scott of Plymouth University.
Chesapeake Offers a Dongle Free License Option Starting with 7.1. In what may be an industry first, users now have the option to buy secure SonarWiz post-processing licenses with an electronic code instantly on payment or purchase order.
Chesapeake’s SonarWiz 7.1 delivers new suite of tools to boost Bathy, Sidescan, and Backscatter productivity. The latest version features drag and drop bathy, automated vessel creation, a new unified user interface, and multiple EGN tables designed to streamline workflow and boost signal processing speeds.
Orca Maritime used SonarWiz and Iver3 AUVs with EdgeTech 2205 to conduct night surveys of several marinas to identify the optimal passage and berth for deep draft vessels.
Users now have the option to buy SonarWiz Multibeam (MBES) or SonarWiz Magnetometer as standalone licenses. SBES processing also available separately or as and add on to any license.
Chesapeake announces the many new features added to SonarWiz 7 in the past few months. 3D Viewer, LiDAR data collection and processing, speed and productivity improvements throughout.
Chesapeake Technology had record attendance at the 2017 edition of their annual training workshop, held at Cape Fear Community College.
Chesapeake added LiDAR support to SonarWiz 7. It supports real-time simultaneous data acquisition and editing of the iLiDAR laser and MBES system.
Chesapeake Announces standalone Single Beam collection and processing modules. SBES can be added to any data collection and or post processing license.
R2Sonic blog from Lisa Brisson, a Senior Systems Engineer at ECHO81, a provider of hydrographic equipment and consulting services. Lisa provides a look into what it’s like to be a Systems Engineer and Survey Equipment expert.
Marine Technology News reported on a case study using Klein System 5900. All sonar images acquired with Klein S5900 side scan sonar, operated with a K-Wing III depressor, through the A-frame of the Elbit Seagull USV. Post processing in SonarWiz.
SonarWiz 7: See The Difference. International Ocean Systems cover article, online edition, July-August 2017 issue. The newest version is easier to use and more powerful than ever, says USA-headquartered Chesapeake Technology
Ocean News online article: SonarWiz 7 New Functionality and Visualization Tools. Integrated 3D visualization window. Swath bathymetry systems fully supported.
Marine Technology News Online: New Seabed Characterization Tool. It now incorporates bathymetric slope, roughness, TPI and any spatially distributed variable that can aid the characterization algorithm to generate classes of texture.
SonarWiz 7 to ship July 1. This summer, Chesapeake Technology, one of the world's leading suppliers of sea floor mapping software, will introduce SonarWiz 7, the most advanced marine mapping solution ever produced.