Software Making a Difference

You’re invited to attend our live webinar to learn how HYPACK® Marine Search and Side Scan software works and can make a difference in police and fire agencies to better their operation.

On Wednesday, November 8th, join Jerry Knisley of HYPACK, a Xylem Brand, as he guides you through HYPACK® Marine Search and Side Scan software. This software is dedicated to marine search and recovery operations. It will help decrease search time, better prepare divers for rescue/recovery operations and ensure that your areas are cleared during search operations. Throughout this webinar you will learn more about data collection, post processing, real world examples and much more. The webinar will also include information about real-time mosaicking and targeting of side scan data from side scan sonars.

Webinar Highlights:
  • Using the Real Time Mosaic feature to ensure the entire area is cleared during the search
  • Real Time Target Investigation and Location to reduce time to dive during an incident
  • Utilizing the Real Time Mosaic to better prepare divers for rescue/recovery operations
  • Implementing the US National Grid for a nationally accepted approach to location during Incidents
  • Examples from a local Fire Department and how they are building a Marine Search Program with HYPACK as a core component


HYPACK Customer Support Manager

Jerry joined HYPACK in 1997 as a support technician and served in this role for 16 years. In 2013 he was promoted to Technical Support Manager. Previous to HYPACK he served 9 years in the US Navy as a Submarine Serviceman. During his 20 years at HYPACK he has provided technical assistant for customers in 6 different continents and over 20 countries. Jerry has vast knowledge and experience in all aspects of hydrographic surveying utilizing both HYPACK software and the extensive catalog of sensors that HYPACK supports.

HYPACK - A Xylem Brand and now part of YSI is a Windows based software for the Hydrographic and Dredging Industry. Founded in 1984, HYPACK, INC (formerly Coastal Oceanographics, Inc.) has evolved from a small hydrographic consultant to one of the most successful providers of hydrographic and navigation software worldwide. HYPACK® is one of the most widely used hydrographic surveying packages in the world, with more than 10,000 users. It provides the Surveyor with all the tools needed to design their survey, collect data, process it, reduce it, and generate final products. Whether you are collecting hydrographic survey data or environmental data, or just positioning your vessel in an engineering project, HYPACK provides the tools needed to complete your job. With users spanning the range from small vessel with just a GPS and single beam echosounder to large survey ships with networked sensors and systems, HYPACK gives you the power needed to complete your task in a system your surveyors can master.

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Software Making a Difference:

11:00AM – 11:45AM (EST)

November 8, 2017

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