Cambridge, Mass., (PRWEB) December 03, 2012
VT MÄK (MÄK), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced the launch of MÄK’s WebLVC Server and MÄK WebLVC Suite. These new products are part of MÄK’s WebLVC Initiative, an effort to put the web to work for the Modeling and Simulation (M&S) industry. The WebLVC Initiative also includes the prototyping of the WebLVC protocol and a WebLVC testbed to bring live, virtual, and constructive simulation to the web.
The MÄK WebLVC Suite is a collection of web-based applications that expand the reach of live, virtual, or constructive simulations. The Suite allows users to observe, control, and participate in their simulation from any computer or mobile device with a compatible web browser and access to a simulation network. Even if a customer works in a secure lab, the servers can be set up inside the firewall so users can still take advantage of web-based applications.
The MÄK WebLVC Testbed (mak.com/testbed) is the place to evaluate, experiment, and innovate on the Web. The Testbed is made up of several parts:
- A collection of web clients that demonstrate the possibilities of M&S moving to the web including a Simulation Manager, UAS Controller, UAS Sensor Video, 2D Viewer, 3D Viewer, Message Inspector, and Entity Simulation.
- Hosted copies of MÄK’s simulation tools, VR-Forces, VR-Vantage, and the MÄK Data Logger—these applications provide a persistent shared distributed-simulation exercise running in the cloud for you to use and test against.
- A hosted copy of the WebLVC Server which allows Testbed web-clients, and the web-clients that you make, to interact with the shared distributed-simulation exercise.
MÄK encourages distributed simulation users to try out the Testbed—launch the applications, download the client application source code, and use them to build unique web applications.
“MÄK has always led the way in interoperability innovation and we continue to do so as we move to the web. With essential web technologies now available, the time is right.”
~ Len GRANOWETTER
Vice President of Products and Solutions, VT MÄK
VT MÄK develops software for distributed simulation. MÄK’s strong foundation of COTS products help users link, simulate and visualize their world. Our primary users are in the aerospace and defense industry, yet our products and services can help customers anywhere modeling and simulation is needed to train, plan, analyze, experiment, prototype, and demonstrate. MÄK is dedicated serving our customers by building flexible products, offering superior technical support, and innovating new ways to build, populate and view interoperable 3D simulated worlds. VT MÄK is a company of VT Systems. Please visit http://www.mak.com for more information.
VT Systems is an engineering company providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. VT Systems’ innovative solutions, products and services include aircraft maintenance, repair and modification; software solutions in training and simulation; satellite-based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and munitions systems; road construction equipment; and ship design and shipbuilding. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., VT Systems operates globally and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ST Engineering. Please visit http://www.vt-systems.com.