“We are extremely pleased to provide the latest paper chart production application,“ says Andy Hoggarth, CARIS Marketing and Sales Manager. “The release of Paper Chart Composer has been greatly anticipated by many hydrographic offices worldwide. With the release of Paper Chart Composer, desktop users will now have access to the same robust object creation and editing tools that exist in CARIS HPD, which is the premier solution for database-driven hydrographic production.”
Paper Chart Composer is the most modern application on the market for desktop paper chart production. Out of the box, Paper Chart Composer can easily create paper charts automatically from S-57 ENC data, common vector and raster GIS formats and import from existing CARIS maps.
To coincide with the release of Paper Chart Composer CARIS is offering a two-day Paper Chart Composer boot camp at CARIS 2012, which is taking place June 25-26 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. During the two-day boot camp attendees will be given an exclusive opportunity to participate in the first expert lead Paper Chart Composer training session. Topics will include sheet and panel definition, supported data sources, conversion of ENC data to paper chart features, digitizing tools, topology, annotation, masking, borders and scale bars, quality control rules, vector and raster outputs and printing.
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Established in 1979, CARIS is a leading developer of geospatial software. The CARIS Ping-to-Chart™ product line delivers an integrated software solution for the entire workflow of hydrographic information from the echosounder “ping” through to the production and distribution of the “chart”. CARIS products are continually selected by hydrographic offices, military agencies, survey contractors, ports and harbours, municipalities, land administrators and academia among others. In addition to its Canadian headquarters, CARIS has offices in The Netherlands, United States, Australia and United Kingdom. There are also more than 20 resellers bringing sales and support of CARIS brand software to more than 85 countries.