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Qinsy specifications

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Qinsy is a survey planning, acquisition, and real-time hydrographic data processing solution, supporting a wide variety of industries, from simple single beam surveys to complex offshore construction works.

Measured & proven

Multi-object support
Precisely track the position of multiple defined objects in support of dredging and marine construction applications.

Multi-sensor acquisition
Acquire data from multiple sensors simultaneously.

Sensor type support
Singlebeam, multibeam, laser, side scan sonar, magnetometer, seismic support, and sub bottom profiling.

Positioning and filtering
Multiple inputs (e.g. GPS, INS, tide, USBL, draft, etc.) for real-time positioning in 3D. Can be used in a Kalman filter.

Real-time processing
View processed point clouds, bathymetric grids, and side scan sonar mosaicks during their acquisition, for optimal qa/qc and "at-the-dock" product delivery.

Real-time displays
Navigation display (layers:ENC, DXF/DWG, Geotiff ECW) multibeam displays, Numerics, profile display, and 3D displays.

Autonomous support
Autonomous vessel support with mission planning, intelligent auto-line generation, and remote display and control.

Dredging support
Setup applications, object configuration, monitoring, visualization, safety precautions, and reporting tools for dredging.

Geodetics support
Datum transformation and geoid model support, EPSG database, and predefined transformations.

Customized input/output
Customized or generic drivers, log files, and exports allows for optimal client flexibility.

Survey manager
Line planning, grid operations, volume calculations, plotting, and many more tools in support of all phases of survey.

Stability
Proven technology for real-time, continuous operations, running 24 hours a day and 7 days a week - no stoppages.

Pipelaying support
Ensure positioning of the pipe, vessel, tugs, and along prescribed routes. Includes anchor handling functions.

Rockdumping support
Positioning and monitoring for rockdumping.

Rig move support
Visualization, anchor handling tools, and tug operations for drilling rig moves.

Supported platforms

Windows
Windows 10 (64 bit)
Excluding Windows insider versions;
Excluding Windows IoT

System requirements

Processor
Intel Core i7 2.6Ghz+

Video card
NVIDIA 1 GB or higher (OpenGL & DirectX)

Hard drive
NVIDIA 1 GB or higher
OpenGL and DirectX compatible
Open GL 3+ for 3D point cloud display
Autonomous survey platform (no displays)

Basic graphics card sufficient
Suggestion: think about power consumption of the PC

Monitor
A resolution of 1280x1024 or better

Memory
4GB+

Remote Display Clients
Windows 7 (32- or 64-bit), Windows 8 or 8/1 (64-bit), or Windows 10 (64-bit)
4 GB Memory
Intel Core i5 Processor
1 TB Hard Drive; NVIDIA 500 MB (OpenGL & DirectX) Video Card
1 GB/s between online PC and remote PCs Network (recommended)

Mouse
2 Button with Scroll Wheel, 3 button mouse or trackpad with equivalent functionality

Storage
Minimum of 9 GB of free space on the system drive.
If you opt to install Qinsy on another drive, you will still need 7 GB of free space on the system drive,
this is because Geodetics, ENCs, etc. are still installed on the C drive.
Note:
It is suggested to have sufficient storage capacity for acquisition with the Qinsy software. We suggest at least 1 TB.
Using a Solid State Drive (SSD) is recommended with the following type of operations:
Laserscan acquisition.
Multibeam survey with Water Column Data
For more advanced survey setups where the logging of RAW formats is required
Data processing purposes

Supported file formats - Please contact us as we might be able to support more equipment

Equipment support
AML
Applanix
Applied Acoustics
EdgeTech
Geometrics
iXBlue
Klein Marine Systems
Kongsberg
Leica Geosystems
Maritime Robotics
Norbit
Ping DSP
R2Sonic
Renishaw
RIEGL
SBG Systems
SeaRobotics
Septentrio
SICK
Sonardyne
Teledyne Odom
Teledyne Reson
Trimble
Tritech
Valeport
Velodyne LiDAR

Sonar data recording
Qinsy DB/QPD
XTF

Grid data exports
ASCII grid
GeoTIFF
ArcInfo
Sounding Grid
Geoid Model
BAG
Basis Besteand Hoogte (BBH)

Line data exports
ASCII LatLon
ASCII Line offsetes
ASCII X/Y/Z
AutoCAD DWG
AutoCAD DXF
Google Earth KML
Kongsberg DP
Maridan AUV
Terramodel PRO
Vertical Offset model
Planned line files

Other survey manager exports
Fix Track
Qinsy Mapping
Donar Interface Format
RWS Tide Positions
User Defined ASCII
PiSYS
PREDUCT
Coda Corrected
MBES (Binary WSV)
SITRAS (Pipeline Inspection)
Generic Sensor Format (GSF)
Hydrographic Transfer Format
Leica Cyclone (ASCII XYZQ)
Binary DTM FAU
SZ (ASCII)
LAS
Geosoft Database (GDB)

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