2d3 Sensing Participates in Trials aboard Navy Ship to Demonstrate Value of FMV PED Applications in Maritime Environment

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2d3 Incorporated (dba 2d3 Sensing), a technology leader in the field of computer vision, image understanding, and full motion imagery processing and exploitation, recently participated in a Stiletto Maritime Demonstration Program opportunity aboard the Stiletto vessel where it deployed its TacitView and Catalina software applications to provide end-to-end full motion video (FMV) processing, exploitation, and dissemination (PED).

The exercise demonstrated the value of specialized FMV PED applications to get the most operational utility from tactical UAS and glean useful intelligence from the UAS FMV sensors in a maritime environment.

2d3’s suite of commercial off-the-shelf PED software – which includes client-side software, TacitView, and media server application, Catalina – provides advanced FMV processing capabilities, from enhancing the image quality of live or archived feeds to providing geospatial coordinates in real-time.

As part of the exercise, 2d3 was tasked with receiving live FMV from the Puma All Environment (AE) unmanned aerial system (UAS) operating from Stiletto and demonstrating capabilities to ingest, archive, and enhance FMV. The analysis included providing situational awareness of the Puma’s location, flight path, and sensor field of regard in a 3D geospatial display, as well as creating a number of sample products from the FMV, including annotated still images and video clips, enhanced imagery, image mosaics, and map chips of the Puma’s location and collection area.

“The exercise demonstrated the value of specialized FMV PED applications to get the most operational utility from tactical UAS and glean useful intelligence from the UAS FMV sensors in a maritime environment,” said Mike Kirschke, Director of Business Development at 2d3 Sensing. “It also brought into focus the importance of standards compliance and interoperability that help facilitate integration into existing workflows and systems.”

Both the Puma and 2d3’s software adhere to the Motion Imagery Standards Profile (MISP) for FMV data format and transmission, which enabled a direct, digital connection between the Puma and 2d3’s PED suite with no loss of data quality or content.

About 2d3 Sensing

2d3 Sensing is an agile commercial off-the-shelf technology provider specializing in the processing, exploitation, and dissemination of motion imagery and metadata. Using innovative vision science techniques and standards-based media management capabilities, 2d3 Sensing improves and extracts the information contained in motion imagery for better situational awareness and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance mission results. 2d3 Sensing offers stand-alone software products, software development kits (SDKs), and customized software solutions through 2d3 Sensing’s Delivery Teams.

For more information, please visit http://www.2d3sensing.com or call (866) 962-9479.

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