FREDERICTON, Canada, Aug 10, 2017 – Teledyne CARIS has announced the release of Bathy DataBASE (BDB) 4.4. This new version addresses the important areas of feature generalization and automation of product generation for chart compilation, as well as the increasing emphasis on bathymetric Lidar surveys.

New Lidar classification editing tools (Acknowledgement: Contains information licensed under the GeoNB Open Data License)

A collection of new techniques for generalizing bathymetry in chart compilation workflows can be found in BASE Editor, which is part of the BDB suite. Point suppression and smoothing techniques help reduce the manual work associated with turning survey data into chart ready vector features. These techniques can be used in isolation or together with other bathymetric feature compilation tools to produce the best results possible.

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