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AlphaPixel and Robert Osfield make OpenSceneGraph significantly faster on AR/VR/xR/Holographics displays

AlphaPixel Software Development and OpenSceneGraph Professional Services have released OVR_MultiView2 extension support for OpenSceneGraph to greatly improve performance of OpenSceneGraph on multi-view applications (VR/AR, Holographic).   Working together, AlphaPixel and Robert Osfield, project lead of OpenSceneGraph, have integrated support for the OpenGL extension called GL_OVR_multiview2 ( https://www.khronos.org/registry/OpenGL/extensions/OVR/OVR_multiview2.txt ). This extension can significantly decrease rendering overhead

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AlphaPixel receives US Defense Logistics Agency DD2345 Certification

We are now a Directive 5230.25 / DD2345 certified US-based software developer. For 2021, AlphaPixel has become certified by the United States Defense Logistics Agency with a Militarily Critical Technical Data Agreement to allow us access to unclassified technical data governed by DoD Directive 5230.25. DD2345 / Directive 5230.25 certification is required by U.S. or Canadian

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IITSEC 2015 AlphaPixel appearance

AlphaPixel will be at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (IITSEC) in Orlando, FL, November 29th through December 3. We will be showing off the diverse talents we can apply to your toughest projects involving 3D Graphics, GIS/GPS/INS/Telemetry, Terrain/Maps, LIDAR, WebGL, Unity, Unreal, Mobiles Devices, Embedded Systems, UAVs, Avionics and more! Our show special rate of 10% off

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Digital Stone Cartography

AlphaPixel and Red Geographics partnered to produce a massive, detailed relief map of the United States to be etched into black marble for a custom cartography art installation.

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AlphaPixel Ports OSG to Yocto-based Nvidia Jetson TK1

In a powerful one-two punch, AlphaPixel added support for the NVidia Jetson TK1 to the Open Source Yocto Linux distribution-builder, and then added OSG and OsgEarth (and their dependencies like GDAL) support to Yocto, allowing for easy and functional deployment of OSG/osgEarth apps on the powerful Jetson platform. The Jetson is a Tegra K1 (ARM

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AlphaPixel 10-year Anniversary

AlphaPixel 10-year Anniversary

In July 2014, AlphaPixel celebrated its ten year anniversary. Along the way, we’ve produced an amazing variety of graphics and digital imaging work for a staggering variety of clients and needs. We celebrated with some of our closest associates in beautiful Morrison Colorado on a lovely summer evening full of good food, drink, company and

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Open Source PRC file format 3D PDF exporter/converter for OSG

AlphaPixel recently delivered a Free/Open Source 3D PDF generation/conversion tool for exporting models to the PRC format and embedding them into PDF files. Based on an OpenSceneGraph Reader/Writer plugin, and open source PRC code taken from the Asymptote the osgdb_prc plugin converts the geometry, material colors and transparency, and in a limited fashion, the per-vertex

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GLSL-Debugger now buildable for Windows

Over the past several years, AlphaPixel has worked to get the GLSL source level debugger “GlslDevil” released as open source (it was an academic project relying on a closed-source library on Windows). First, we succeeded in getting the source released (now renamed GLSL-Debugger) and set up on GitHub, and recruited a number of open source

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MMP Form Document Automation

AlphaPixel recently delivered a document automation tool for an environmental decision support system for Praxik LLC of Ames, Iowa. Praxik is developing tools to assist the agricultural sector in compliance with environmental regulation and mitigation and AlphaPixel is delivering a number of GIS technology components to support them. More info about these projects will be

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FRAGG Meeting, Saturday October 12th, Louisville

FRAGG met this past weekend in Louisville. Mike, Paul, Chris, Dustin attended. Paul demonstrated JAG and OpenGL 4 A-buffer rendering. Dustin showed a GUI shader editor. Chris demonstrated iOS OSG development and RTLSDR Software Defined Radio. Mike showed off his Raspberry Pi in an Otterbox with LCD display, running OpenGL ES1/2 demo apps. No photos

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