Sub-bottom and Bathymetry: Contacts aren’t just for Sidescan!

Chesapeake Times, Vol 8 | January 2022 One of the most powerful tools in the sidescan post processing arsenal of SonarWiz is the contact, an item which location and characteristics can be captured and saved. After these contacts are created on sidescan files they can be edited, measured, classified, and final reports can be built for your customer in a variety of formats. But did you know that users processing multibeam and sub-bottom data can also utilize these features? For sub-bottom data, contacts can be placed in the digitizing view similarly to drawing reflectors. In a situation where the user …

New Sub Bottom Reflector Digitizing Tools

Chesapeake Times, Vol 3 | October 2020 We have some new features in SonarWiz 7.7 that will assist in digitizing reflectors. The first tool is the Smart Reflector Tracking tool. It assists the user in tracing part or all of a reflector. It turns a job that used to entail many clicks into 2 clicks. Just enable the Smart Reflector Tracking tool at any time when in the Sub Bottom Digitizer Acoustic Reflector Tools by clicking the Auto-Fill button. Then the user simply sets a starting “anchor” point and an ending point. The tool then traces the reflector automatically between the 2 points. The user then …

GeoAcoustics partnership for PulSAR & GeoPulse

Chesapeake Times, Vol 5 | April 2021 Chesapeake Technology is excited to announce a partnership with GeoAcoustics Ltd to provide users a complete survey solution, combining hardware and software for a seamless operation of sidescan and sub bottom sonar systems. All purchased PulSAR Sidescan and GeoPulse Compact Sub Bottom sonars will come with the complete SonarWiz data acquisition package. Customers will be provided with a special version of the SonarWiz installer that already includes the real time server needed and unlike other servers that can only simply read information being broadcast from the system, it can be operated without the …