In a dynamic industry, we are at the forefront of innovation, driven by knowledge, and our people are our greatest strength.
For more than 25 years, Quality Positioning Services (QPS) have been experts in maritime geomatics software and services. We are unique in that our solutions encompass the entire workflow, from the surveyor all the way to the pilot. Our solutions are used across a variety of industries, including hydrographic surveying, offshore construction, oil and gas, chart production, and piloting.
QPS is headquartered in Zeist, The Netherlands, and has subsidiary offices located in Portsmouth, USA; Fredericton, Canada; and Banbury, UK.
QPS is a SAAB Group Company since 2012.
At QPS we hold a few specific traits above all else when it comes to running our business. We believe these are the solid foundation for a successful and happy work environment.
From our roots as a navigation and positioning consultancy, QPS has grown and evolved significantly over the years, through various acquisitions and new product development into the unique software and services provider that we are today. With diverse product offerings, serving multiple industries, we are always looking ahead and ready for what's next. See below for some of the highlights in our company history.
Quality Positioning Services BV (QPS), headquartered in Zeist, The Netherlands, is founded and over the years developed expertise in integrated navigation software.
QPS develops QINSy (Quality Integrated Navigation System), with a core strength of stability and systems integration that carries through to this day.
Drawing from our core strength of precise navigation, Qastor is introduced, a piloting software used on portable pilot units to ensure safety in any maritime operation.
Qarto is released as an ENC production platform capable of rapid, batch product generation from daily survey results, ideal for busy ports requiring rapid turnaround.
Fredericton, New Brunswick-based IVS3D, creators of the industry-leading Fledermaus suite for 4D geo-spatial analysis, is acquired by QPS, an ideal, complementary addition.
The HITT group of companies of which QPS was a part of becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of SAAB AB, a global leader in technology and innovation.
The port adopts the ESRI PortMaps solution integrated with QPS products for surveying, charting, and piloting, for unprecedented 1-3 day survey-to-pilot turnaround.
Qimera revolutionizes hydrographic data processing with an intuitive and easy to use design that still contains the most advanced and innovative tools.
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