CARIS HIPS 6.0 Continues to Advance the Processing of Ocean and Coastal Survey Data
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CARIS HIPS 6.0 Continues to Advance the Processing of Ocean and Coastal Survey Data

October 28, 2005 -- CARIS is pleased to announce a new release of HIPS, Version 6.0, off-the-shelf bathymetric data cleaning and validation software integrated with powerful vector product creation.

Highlights of this release include new CUBE (Combined Uncertainty and Bathymetry Estimator) processing, new multi-resolution BASE Surface technology for creating surfaces of varying resolution, new support for on the fly scale bars and raster legends and new raster data and BASE surface display capabilities.

“This single off-the-shelf software product embodies all of the very latest statistical-based data cleaning and processing methodologies currently reshaping the ocean mapping industry in one single package,” explains Bill Lamey, CARIS HIPS and SIPS Product Manager. “HIPS can take the raw sounding data from ship to chart. Supporting over 40 industry standard data formats, HIPS and SIPS can easily integrate into any workflow.”

HIPS is used by more than 200 organizations in more than 50 countries. It has been the trusted for over ten years to visualize the ocean floor for applications in geology, offshore construction, environmental research and protection, military operations and hydrographic workflows.


CARIS HIPS is part of a complete suite of marine and hydrographic software from CARIS. CARIS has been serving the marine and hydrographic community for over 25 years. Its products are continually selected number one by esteemed military agencies, survey contractors, ports and harbours, and academia among others. For more information about CARIS visit