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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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OSG Transparency Toolkit

AlphaPixel just released the full source to the OSG Transparency Toolkit, a library with demo applications that implements multiple transparency techniques in an easy-to-use library with demo applications. osgTT currently offers the following transparency modes: None, Depth Sorted (aka normal OSG transparency), Delayed Blend (an unsorted method) and Depth Peeling (unsorted). Read all about osgTT

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DynamicTrack open source GPS/INS/tracking library

AlphaPixel recently completed work on several developments for a confidential aerospace startup, including a library for interfacing with GPS/INS devices called DynamicTrack. While the core software for this client was proprietary and still under non-disclosure, the client gratefully agreed to place the DynamicTrack library under an Open Source license (MIT) to allow it to be

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