QPS-US is the US branch of The Netherlands based hydrographic software company QPS (Quality Positioning Services BV), founded 1986. QPS focuses on the development of industry leading hydrographic software products, including QINSy, Qimera and Fledermaus. The main activity of QPS is focused on system integration and the development of software systems. The systems of QPS are used on board offshore construction vessels, pipe-lay barges, drilling rigs, seismic research vessels and hydrographic survey vessels. QPS has a fast growing market share in the offshore oil and gas industry, dredging industry and port communities. QPS' software is used worldwide and has significant references in the dredging and surveying industry, national hydrographic organizations, offshore oil and gas industry, ports and harbors. QPS is seen as a market leader in these fields. QPS’ technology draws from precise navigation and real-time collection and presentation of large volumes of navigation and sonar data that are essential for accurate nautical charting, geologic interpretation, and assessment of seabed habitats, planning routes for pipelines and cables, geohazard identification during engineering development, and similar applications.