ION Geophysical Corporation is a technology company. The Company’s offerings are designed to enable oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) companies to obtain images of the Earth's subsurface. The Company offers services and products through two segments: E&P Technology & Services and E&P Operations Optimization. E&P Technology & Services segment creates digital data assets and delivers services to access E&P companies. Its E&P Technology and Services segment include two synergistic groups includes Imaging and Reservoir Services, and Ventures. Operations Optimization segment develops subscription offerings and provides engineering services that enable operational control and optimization offshore. Its Optimization Software and Services group provides survey design, command and control software systems and related services for marine towed streamer and seabed operations. Its segment consists of optimization software and services, and devices offerings.