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EDS and CARIS Selected for UKHO Hydrographic Database Solution Contract

For Immediate Release

Fredericton, NB, Canada – March 20, 2007 – EDS, as a prime contractor, CARIS and LSC Group, as the sub-contractors, today announced their selection for the supply and support of a Hydrographic Database (HDB) system to the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO).

Through the HDB Project, EDS and CARIS will deliver a workflow management system together with Bathymetry Database and Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) software to manage and create paper and electronic chart products. This combined solution will provide a flexible system as part of a wider program for the UKHO.

This unique workflow-oriented and database-driven approach to data management and production will bring significant business benefits to the UKHO in production optimization and efficiency.

About EDS
Electronic Data Systems Corporate (EDS) founded in the USA in 1962 has led the Information Technology industry for over 40 years. Employing some 120,000 staff in 60 countries. With in-depth involvement in UK Government and Defence, their broad range of services is widely deployed. They provide consultancy, systems development, systems integration, systems management and business process management services to meet Land, Sea, Air and Joint requirements.


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
Andy Hoggarth, Chief Business Development Officer
Teledyne CARIS
+1 (506) 458-8533
andrew.hoggarth@caris.com

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