Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2012
VT MÄK (MÄK), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced the launch of its VR-Vantage 1.5, featuring Streaming Video and CameraFX. This latest version of MÄK’s visualization tools will be demonstrated in the MÄK booth (#2535) at I/ITSEC, December 3-6.
Streaming Video is the key enabling technology in producing simulated video, a flexible alternative to live video for demonstration, development, testing, and embedded training of operational video exploitation systems such as UAS ground control stations, situational awareness systems, sensor fusion systems, and remote video terminals. This scalable capability can be used in a laboratory, in a classroom, or deployed with the operational system. The video stream, including metadata, uses open standards that are Motion Imagery Standards Board (MISB) compliant, allowing for the video feed to switch between live and simulated video, seamlessly and transparently.
CameraFX, which provides affordable, non-physics based visualization of EO, NVG, and IR scenes,* is also included in the VR-Vantage 1.5 release. Based on JRM Technologies' sensor technologies, it models a sensor's blur, noise and bloom. The 1.5 release also includes audio support, tactical graphics visualization, radio communication line visualization, and tactical smoke, among others.
VR-Vantage is MÄK’s line of visualization products that includes VR-Vantage Stealth, VR-Vantage Plan View Display, VR-Vantage IG, and the VR-Vantage Toolkit. These products let users visualize simulation environments from multiple perspectives ranging from realistic scenes for out-the-window or sensor views for man-in-the-loop training devices, to 3D informational views and tactical map displays for planning and situational awareness, and also to exaggerated reality views for visual analysis.
“Streaming Video is the keystone that bridges the gap between a simulated world and a real system. VR-Vantage can now be directly plugged into real systems to simulate video streams, enabling our warfighters to more effectively train as they fight.”
~ Jim KOGLER
Director of COTS Products, VT MÄK
- EO, NVG, and IR: electro optic, night vision goggles, and infrared
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.