We are proud to announce that as of this year we are ISO 9001:2015 certified by Bureau Veritas for our quality management system. In our strive to further grow, and always keep improving our products and services, we find that quality management is of utmost importance.
- Embedded Sentinel Options – Cloud
First steps of integrating our new cloud platform Sentinel directly into Viking. Enabling a Viking system to send live position and any status value needed to our online cloud platform.
- Excavator Viewing Options Upgraded
New and much faster rendering of excavator views, also new options for specifically selecting where the profile is drawn from.
- Dredging Pipe Improved Graphics
Dredging vessels, dredging parts and dredging machines are now drawn in a better and faster way on the screen, in both top view as side view. Also added more options for updating the matrix DTM while dredging with a suction tube.
- Windows Shutdown Option
Where Viking is used for machine control there is now an option for shutting down the PC or GeoDredge itself after exiting Viking.
- Enhanced File Import Handling
When importing data, an intelligent viewing option is available where current views are kept, or where the view jumps to the new data that is loaded.
- Dredging Excavator Options Greatly Enhanced
An excavator can now have up to six moving sections. Also added support for two hanging sections above the bucket, both fitted with a pitch and roll sensor.
- OEM Versions Support
Viking is now also supplied and available for 3rd party vendors with a custom OEM version with a specific function set.
- Minor Fixes
Extra checks when saving files. Lots of 3D rendering improvements. Singlebeam tweaking options. Support for Vegapulse level sensors. Upgrades to Obstacle Module.
We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Allison Equipment Group as a dealer and service provider for CT Systems in the United States of America. With a long history of servicing the maritime industry Allison Equipment Group is a perfect match for CT Systems.
Allison Equipment Group will focus on providing sales and support for our Viking positioning software, and our Geo-Product range such as the GeoDredge, GeoSounder, GeoGNSS, and CT-Tide.
Please feel free to contact our newly appointed dealer for any questions you may have using the contact information below:
Allison Equipment Group, Inc.
11000 Richmond Ave., Suite 685
Houston, Texas 77042
United States of America
Tel: +1 713 524 4323
Fax: +1 713 524 7229
- Reporting & Printing Updates
The printing function can now directly print charts, nav screens, and 3D positioning to high resolution PNG and PDF files. DXF live data export and printing also has upgraded features.
- OpenStreetMap Rotation & Upgrades
All nav screens can also show rotated views with Openstreetmap data, as was already with all other chart layers. Faster server fetching of online data with added redundancy.
- Viking Networking Upgrades
All objects, machines, and vessels operating in an online Viking Network will now also have their offsets available as live targets, enabling enhanced data sharing and logging features.
- Point Modules Upgrades
More automatic data values added to the Point Module logging feature.
- Custom ASCII Character Communications
Logging and live data communications can now also add custom ASCII data to any data string by using an escape character followed by an ASCII code.
- Minor Fixes
Upgraded DTM rendering. Multithreaded updates for all targets and status information. Latest compiler technologies incorporated.
- Multibeam Auto Ranging
Automatic ranging according to live depth when working with multibeam sonar.
- Improved Dredging View Interaction
2D views can now be directly panned and zoomed using the mouse cursor or touch.
- Upgraded 3D Rendering And Interaction
Live 3D views now have direct mouse cursors and/or touch screen interaction. Many further improvements to 3D views and the 3D object editor.
- Upgraded Coordinate Systems And Manager
Post grid shift updates for Belgian coordinate system. Custom grid shifts selectable. Upgraded grid importer functions.
- Point Module Interface Refinements
New options to select full view or tabbed view, and options for vertical or horizontal views. Upgraded logging functions including more detailed coordinate system information.
- New Run Line Generator
Create custom runlines with the internal editor and manager.
- Object Module Targets
Custom complex objects now create their own targets which can be used for further logging, displaying or processing of live positioning data.
- Bug Fixes
Navionics rendering upgrades, improved speed of rotated views and text renderings.
Our Viking software connected to a Norbit multibeam system during a dredging project mobilisation.
Short demonstration of the ease of use of Viking where the collected multibeam data can be loaded directly onto the dredging vessel.