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Looking to the future: mapping the world's oceans

For Immediate Release

Fredericton, NB, Canada – December 30, 2011 – Dr. Mark Masry presenting to a captivated audience at the goFred X conference.It's impossible to predict the future, but with the latest advancements in technology and an ever-changing world the power is in our hands. That was the focus at the first goFred X conference held in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Dr. Mark Masry, CARIS' Research and Development Manager, was at the conference presenting about the future of mapping the world's oceans.

"We know more about space than we do the deep sea," said Dr. Masry to more than 500 technology enthusiast and students.

Dr. Masry went on to share the history of hydrography with the audience showing how far we've come since the first pioneers. "We now have access to a wealth of
information from places that we've never had any access to before," said Dr. Masry. "With the increase of sensor bandwidths, sensors that everyone can use, the use of autonomous vehicles, easier access to the internet, and distributed processing we are in a position to see the world in ways that were previously never possible."

The conference was a great opportunity for students - who shape our future - to see what technologies currently exist and learn how innovations can change the world.


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.

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For more information contact
Kim Holland, Media Relations and Content Marketing Specialist
Teledyne CARIS
+1 (506) 458-8533
kim.holland@teledyne.com

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