CARIS Calls for Entries to 2012 Calendar Contest
08/26/2011

CARIS is encouraging users of its software to enter their geospatial datasets, maps, charts or 3D views to the 2012 CARIS Calendar Contest. The Contest represents a fantastic opportunity for the CARIS user community to showcase their favourite CARIS images.

Online PR News – 26-August-2011 – – CARIS is encouraging users of its software to enter their geospatial datasets, maps, charts or 3D views to the 2012 CARIS Calendar Contest. The Contest represents a fantastic opportunity for the CARIS user community to showcase their favourite CARIS images.

All winning images will be featured in the 2012 CARIS Calendar, which is distributed to thousands of mapping and charting agencies, port authorities, survey companies and academic institutions around the world. The images are also viewed by tens of thousands of visitors to the CARIS website, and past submissions have been published on front covers of prestigious international GIS, science and engineering journals.

The 2012 CARIS Calendar Contest represents the sixth year in which the Contest has taken place, and every year the Contest has gained in popularity and in the quality of the entries. Submissions have been entered that have utilized the full variety of CARIS’ GIS software solutions, including bathymetry images using HIPS and SIPS and Bathy DataBASE, nautical charts using HPD and S-57 Composer and web mashups using Spatial Fusion Enterprise.

Alex Palmer, marketing supervisor at CARIS, commented: “It is always a joy to view the submitted images from our passionate user base, and the feedback from the thousands of organizations that receive the CARIS Calendar shows that they also share our enthusiasm.”

The overall winner, as chosen by a CARIS panel, receives a four feet by three feet mounted copy of their winning image.

The deadline for submissions to the 2012 CARIS Calendar Contest is September 16, 2011. To view past winners of the CARIS Calendar Contest, please visit: www.caris.com/calendar

You can submit your image to the 2012 CARIS Calendar Contest at:
http://www.caris.com/calendar/contest12/index.cfm

About CARIS

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.