Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging today announced that it has acquired all assets of Earth Resource Mapping Ltd (ER Mapper), a geospatial software company headquartered in Australia. ER Mapper is a world-class provider of geospatial imagery processing solutions that prepare, manage, compress and deploy imagery, thus complementing Leica Geosystems existing product.
he company is the first to market in delivering a new, high performance server application, Image Web Server (IWS), specifically made for the enterprise environment. Designed to manage and distribute large image datasets, IWS pr..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen is pleased to announce a complete rendering solution was provided to the Institute for Volcanology in Mauna Loa, Hawaii and Honolulu Hawaii. Much of the animations from the United States Geological Society has been presented on the Discovery and national Geographic channels on prime time television. We are very excited about delivering software to other USGS facilities across the US and Canadian territories as our pipelines are seamless and allow clients to import data directly into Maya, 3D Studio Max, Softimage and Lightwave.
he Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) is a ..
National Aeronotics and Space Administrations (NOAA) weather visualization unit are applying our high-end software SDKs and our EarthOnDrive/WavGen software to prepare unique weather visualizations and rendering them much faster than before, and at higher qualities than before. Being able to render complete satellite data mosaics over complete 16-bit height field datasets has made weeks of modelling and preparation obsolete.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is the United States government agency that is responsible for the civilian space program as well as for aerona..
Forensic Animations, FL, are experts working for the government and military and are using the EarthOnDrive/WavGen software to visualize accidents and disasters for court room study. Three subsidiaries to Forensic Experts are applying our software in a variety of case studies as EarthOnDrive/WavGen-Terratracer helps to organize geodata (height field DEM data, Lidar Data, aerial photo data, satellite data, and vector data).
Forensic Animations Knott is a branch of Forensic Sciences in which audio-visual recreations of incidents or accidents are created to aid investigators. Examples include ..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen help the reknown oceanographic institute IFM Geomar in Kiel, Germany to visualize terrains and bathymetry in 4Kx4K space projected on an hemiomorphic surround screen planetarium. We are pround to have delivered the seventh planetarium a visualization 3D pipeline and are planning an immersive environment with several of these science visualization centers. One immersive environment exists at "The Farm" in Langley using our 4K-8K-16K technology.
The Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (German: Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften, IFM-GEOMAR) is a research institute ..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen-Terratracer sealed a bid for an SBIR (Federal Government Grant) to secure runtime high resolution textures in a terrain application based on the SGi Performer Open-GL Software API-SDK. Now seamless zoom-ins on multi-screen HD 1080p monitors can be achieved using 16-bit elevation datasets (raster) and the wavelet compressed RGB-CMYK color files in 8-bit. Potential applications and CDEC contracts can now be scheduled in a variety of our verticals.
The Small Business Innovation Research (or SBIR) program is a United States Government program, coordinated by the Small Busine..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen seals its 10th year anniversary for delivering content and directly delivering software to Trimaran for the world picture of the Tour de France animations supporting over 72 international television stations with complete 2D and 3D geographic prime time coverage of the Tour de France 2007.
3D animated designs using geographical data to recreate the Tour de France routes, stages and summits, for live TV program coverage broadcasted in 80 countries around the world.
Trimaran offers three activities : a 3D Studio and Visual effects for film, television and businesses, a ..
WavGen Proudly unveils its WavGen Pro Version 2.0 technology to support OSX, all flavours of Linux, and ofcourse Windows (NT,XP,Vista). Also supported are 32bit operating systems and 64bit operating systems in predicting a successful MacInstosh-Intel duo Core and quad core hardware launch early in 2007.
This is a huge software port which has cleaned up a lot of issues we were having since clients demand Linux as well as OS X. With the full support of 64bit rendering in 3D Studio Max, Maya, Softimage XSI, and full support of 100% of the third party tools and plugin technologies, and with the..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen completes its game pipeline technology called EarthOnDrive/WavGenTC (EarthOnDrive/WavGen Texture Compression) by supplying a stand alone compression engine, a photoshop plugin, a batch compression utility, and its flagship product the Terramapper Pro. Game developers are now empowering our technology to scale 4K runtime texures into UV coordinates and colorMaps, reducing 4K HD game assets from 200MB down below 1MB with almost no loss in quality and realtime access.
Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related t..
EarthOnDrive/WavGen and Screampoint LLC (Google Earth 3D Studio Max Plugin) discuss UV Mapping and ColorMaps as a viable technology in distributing highest quality architectural visualizations. Classical game technology UV mapping techniques including color map compression might soon be used in a variety of verticals.
Mr. Jansen is the Chairman and CEO of Screampoint, a Sequoia-Capital backed software technology firm providing 5D SMART™ technology solutions to cities and building owners that enable cities to better model, monitor, and manage critical city and building asset data in real-tim..