EOD - EarthOnDrive is a team of core software engineers spanning multiple verticals. We develop plugins, tools, and render technologies for 3D Terrain Visualizations, AutoDesk Maya and StudioMax integration, GIS, Remote Sensing, Image Processing, and lidar. Our current woftware rendering technologies such as WavGen Pro have been in the news since 1998, and we invented wavelet based rendering technologies (LOD). Proudly, we present our milestones and achievements in these inegrated industries.
As a solution provider to Earth Resource Mapping, EarthOnDrive/WavGen now allows lossless and lossy texture compression. Customers can compress unlimited file sizes and textures in 8bit, 16bit, and 32bit (signed and unsigned) formats. In addition to the compression tools, the photoshop plugins have been updated to support CS and CS2.
JPEG 2000 (JP2) is an image compression standard and coding system. It was created by the Joint Photographic Experts Group committee in 2000 with the intention of superseding their original discrete cosine transform-based JPEG standard (created in 1992) with a ..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen delivers its software to Trimaran for the ASO international Tour de France 2006 visualizations. EarthOnDrive/WavGen couples efforts with the Institute Geographique National (IGN) and re-invents its original ties with the 52 photogrammetry departments of France to offer stunning high resolution mapping services to 72 international television stations.
The Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) is part of the French media group, EPA (Editions Philippe Amaury). It organises sporting events including the Tour de France, Vuelta a Espana and Paris–Nice professional cycle road races, ..
The National Geographic Channels and their affiliates now bring amazing geospatial planetary coverages in true HDTV (1080p) using the EarthOnDrive/WavGen 3D pipeline technology. With the ability to leverage our reseller channels for high resolution geodata (including Digital Globe and Space Imaging, as well as the USGS), EarthOnDrive/WavGen has installed its second high definition television pipeline with the National Geographic Channels..
National Geographic Channel (also commercially abbreviated and trademarked as Nat Geo) is an American digital cable and satellite television channel that..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen Icnorporated delivers software to four firms resposnible for the 3D animation content for the Discovery Channel USA, as well as the National Geographic Channel USA. Now all geospatial content for this well known documentary and science channel is processed and animated using the software known as Terrashader-Terramapper Pro in High Definition TV (HDTV 2K and 4K).
Discovery Channel (formerly The Discovery Channel from 1985 to 1995, and often referred to as simply Discovery) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is also delivered via IPTV, terre..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen ties into TurboSquid for the resale of its Terrashader-Terramapper Pro version 1.7 software supporting Maya, Studio Max, Lightwave, and Softimage XSI. Mentalray, FinalRender, Vray, BraZIL, AND AutoDesk VIZ is supported as well.
TurboSquid is a digital media company that sells stock 3D models used in 3D graphics to a variety of industries, including computer games, architecture, and interactive training. The company, headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana in the United States, is most known for brokering the sale of 3D models in return for a percentage of the sales. As o..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen delivers its content to end-users by allowing its 5 year repository of animations to be released through Artbeats in Myrtle Creek, Oregon. All animations are released as 2K and 4k high definition animations.
Artbeats offers a unique variety of royalty-free stock footage, at a quality that you wont find anywhere else. Our library encompasses an extensive array of NTSC, PAL, Hi-Definition, and RED Hi-Res clips. Our footage is royalty-free with unlimited use and licensed for broadcast worldwide, in perpetuity.
Artbeats now offers an additional resource for finding the st..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen logs its 5th highway and urban planning customer HDR Engineering. Together with Halff Associates, HDR Incorproated, US Department of Transportation, Michael Baker Corporation, and HDR Engineering, EarthOnDrive/WavGen has leveraged software sales to 10% of the local and regional planners visualizing large scale engineering projects in the US and Canada.
In 1950, Dr. Albert H. Halff started a consulting engineering company in a one-room office in Dallas. His mission was to provide quality engineering consulting services and find sustainable solutions that fulfilled human n..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen becomes the seventh United Stated Geological Survey (USGS) geodata solution provider partner and simultaneously accesses a grant through the US government as a Small Business IR (SBIR). With the ability to deliver RAW and georeferenced geospatial information directly to the customer as a service, and the ability to deliver software driven to visualize any resolution on the earth using state-of-the-art 3D software, EarthOnDrive/WavGen remains poised to revolutionize high-end 3D terrain animation.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen receives its copyright, patents, and trademarks filed in November of 2004 and also receives confirmation of copywritten source code for its Lightwave, Maya, 3D Studio Max, and Softimage product lines. Its mentalray technology is also copyrighted as well as the support for Vray, FinalRender, Brazil, AutoDesk VIZ, Houdini, as a standardized set of DLLs and file format support structure.
Working at the time with the law firm Offner and Andersen, Jorg Mohnen processed a full set of documents to protect the worlds first wavelet rendering engine for 3D volumetric visualization..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen delivers its software technology to eTerra for first time 3D visualizations of flight corridors along the fjords, glaciers, and deep valleys in Alaska. This opens new territory for EarthOnDrive/WavGen in allowing pilot pre-visualizations to help pilots navigate difficult terrains.
ETerra is team of highly skilled scientific and technical professionals, delivering leading edge technology to customers every day. ETerras professional staff has the ability to bring technology down to earth by working with clients to define project requirements and budget and then deliver the..