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Currently, the largest Planet OS deployment transforms and fuses data from over 42,000 individual data streams. The plat- form is continuously developed to achieve sub-second data stream refresh rates and enable high performance integrations with simulation models.QPSQPS has since 1986 been headquartered in The Netherlands, and is an independent software company, now with subsidiary ofÞ ces in the U.S. Canada and UK. In 2011 QPS merged with IVS3D so uniting QPS QINSy with QPS Fledermaus. In 2012 QPS became a member of the SAAB (Sweden) group of com-panies (Security and Defence Solutions).Quality Positioning Services (QPS) makes industry lead- ing software for collection, post processing and visualiza- tion of maritime geomatic data. Its products QPS QINSy and QPS Fledermaus seamlessly partner ArcGIS for Maritime, to solve problems and gain efÞ ciencies for maritime related sur- vey business. Our product QPS Qastor is an Electronic Chart Software (ECS) that enables navigation, piloting and precise docking, as well as several other application such as Oil & Gas FPSO/SPM mooring, patrol vessel and tugboat opera- tions. QPS QINSy is a software suite used for various types of maritime geomatic surveys, ranging from simple single beam surveys up to the very complex offshore construction works. Commercial, academic and government clients worldwide use QPS Fledermaus to interact in 4D with geographical datasets. This provides users with added value in data processing ef- Þ ciency, quality control accuracy, data analysis completeness, and project integration, that promotes clear communication. First introduced in 2000, Qastor has continued to be devel- oped and enhanced, and now includes a wealth of options and beneÞ ts speciÞ cally the result of extensive use in canals, ports and riverways around the world. Using wired or wireless meth- ods, Qastor interfaces to most devices outputting NMEA data strings, to AIS units, and to the QPS Qastor Connect Server which is supplying meteorological data, VTS targets and ENC updates to Qastor users.MTRMTR 100 100ConnectThese companies are strong providers of advanced software solutions to the subsea sector: CARIS115 Waggoners Lane, New Brunswick, Canada E3B 2L4 T: 506-458-8533 E:; W: CEO/President: Dr. Salem Masry No. of Employees: 170 Greensea Systems, Inc. 10 East Main Street, Richmond, VT 05477 T: 802.434.6080 E: ; W: CEO/President: Ben Kinnaman GM: Barbara Herrington No. Of Employees: 15 HYPACK, Inc. 56 Bradley Street, Middletown, CT 06457 T: 860-635-1500 E:; W: CEO/President: Pat Sanders No. of Employees: 27 Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. 41-305 Kalanianaole Hwy, Hawaii 96795 T: +1 808 259 8871 E:; W: CEO/President: Dr. Jose Andres Engineering Director: Dale Jensen No. of Employees: 30 Annual Sales: $9mPlanet OS Inc.920 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94085 T: +1 650 391-4111 E:; W: CEO/President: Rainer Sternfeld No. of Employees: 12 QPS (Quality Positioning Services) bv Huis ter Heideweg 16, Zeist, Utrecht, The Netherlands 3705 LZ T: +31306941200 E:; W: CEO/President: Tomas Hjelmberg No. of Employees: 55 Marine Technology Reporter 43MTR #6 (34-49).indd 43MTR #6 (34-49).indd 437/30/2014 4:23:07 PM7/30/2014 4:23:07 PM

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