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Teledyne CARIS Releases S-100 Online Workshop

For Immediate Release
August 28, 2017

Fredericton, NB, Canada – Teledyne CARIS™ is pleased to offer a new self-paced, online training program, which examines the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) S-100 Standard and the related S-101 Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) Production Specification.

This informative workshop is intended for anyone interested in learning about the new S-100 Standard. It will help answer commonly asked questions including: What is S-100? What are some of the benefits? What is an S-101 ENC and how does it relate to S-100? What is the current status of S-100 and S-101? What are some other products based on S-100?

The workshop is organized into six parts, each containing a set of related chapters and is comprised of:

  • Text with diagrams, screen captures and other illustrations
  • Optional activities to review background information from web pages, PDF files and videos
  • Screen captures illustrating S-100 concepts implemented in the CARIS S-57™ Composer desktop electronic chart production software, which supports creating, editing and exporting S-100 products

Participants can proceed through the training materials at their own pace on any computer with internet access. The workshop is freely available for CARIS users with an active Subscription, or for a $300 fee per user for non-CARIS users or those without Subscription.

Registration and further information about the CARIS S-100 online workshop can be found at www.teledynecaris.com/training/online.cfm

Teledyne CARIS would like to thank IHO staff and working group members who reviewed the material and provided feedback.

About Teledyne CARIS

For over 35 years, Teledyne CARIS has been the leading developer of marine mapping software. Teledyne CARIS offers a highly effective solution for near real-time processing and robust quality control of sonar data and the creation and distribution of maps, charts, and digital datasets.

The Ping-to-Chart™ software is designed to deliver an integrated and seamless solution for the entire workflow of hydrographic information.

CARIS™ software offers a comprehensive level of support with training sessions, consulting, and a series of courses as well as technical support via online services, multilingual telephone support, and email.


For more information contact
Kim Holland
Media Relations and Content Marketing Specialist
+1 (506) 458-8533

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