Bathy DataBASE now provides support for LAS 1.4 including a new process to export to LAS. New capabilities found in BDB 4.3 support importing Lidar data, visualizing and interrogating the cloud including classification information, performing flag editing in the Subset Editor, and exporting back out to the LAS format for exchange.
The Variable Resolution (VR) Surface workflow first introduced in HIPS and SIPS 10, now extends into the Bathy DataBASE Suite. VR surfaces can be generated from source data, providing a single source product for any range of depth and combination of survey platform. By encompassing widely varying data into a single product, users can realize maximized processing efficiency and seamless data products.
This release also introduces exciting new capabilities for automation. The Process designer found in CARIS Onboard and HIPS and SIPS is now available with Bathy DataBASE. This provides an interface to all processes available in the CARIS Batch command line tool. This new tool, along with the capabilities found in the Bathy DataBASE Python API, offers users access to their data analysis, compilation and management workflows to implement automation where and when it is beneficial.
Teledyne CARIS has discontinued the distribution of the 32-bit option of the Bathy DataBASE releases. Only 64-bit installations will be provided which will be compatible with Windows 7/8/10 64-bit operating systems. It will be necessary for all subscription customers to upgrade to a 64-bit operating system for the releases beyond version 4.2 and 4.2 updates.