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Custom topographic relief map for stone cartography art installation

Custom topographic relief map for stone cartography art installation

Client: Stone Innovations Description : AlphaPixel and Red Geographics partnered to create a spectacular large relief map of the United States, to be machine etched into polished black stone and hand painted with hydrography features for an artistic installation for a private client. Stone Innovations of Wisconsin led the project and performed the installation. This is

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NVidia Jetson TK1 Yocto Implementation

Client: Confidential embedded client Description : AlphaPixel has developed an optimized Yocto BSP layer for NVidia’s new Jetson TK1 Tegra K1 platform. The Jetson TK1 is a high-performance ARM Cortex A15-based platform supporting OpenGL 4.4 with 192 GPU cores in an inexpensive and compact form factor perfect for mobile and embedded applications. The Yocto Project

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OpenSceneGraph and OSGEarth Yocto Profiles

Client: Confidential embedded client Description : AlphaPixel has successfully ported OSG, osgEarth, GDAL and their various dependencies to the Yocto/OpenEmbedded project. With these tools, developers can now create custom, extremely minimal embedded Linux images and appliances with FULL OSG support for any of the variety of (including a multitude of ARM and all x86) platforms.

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

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

Client: Confidential Description : 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

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MMP Form Automation

MMP Form Automation

Client: Praxik Description: AlphaPixel recently delivered a document automation tool for an environmental decision support system for Praxik LLC of Ames, Iowa. This system ingests a complex industry spreadsheet document used for the assessment of farming impact and permits the field inputs to be entered in an automated fashion based on pre-provided data. The spreadsheet

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OSG Transparency Toolkit

OSG Transparency Toolkit

Client: Confidential CAD-industry Client Description : OSG Transparency Toolkit (osgTT) is 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). The demo application allows

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DynamicTrack open source GPS/INS/tracking library

DynamicTrack open source GPS/INS/tracking library

Client: Confidential Aerospace Startup Description : DynamicTrack is an Open Source library for interfacing to devices that provide dyanmic position, orientation and/or other data for one or more entities like GPSes, INSes (Inertial navigation Systems), gyros, compasses, or datastreams derived from real-time tracking like ADS-B, AIS, Blue Force, APRS or other dynamic data sources. Currently

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Virtual Paint

Virtual Paint

Client: Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University Description : Working under the Ames Laboratory at Iowa State University, AlphaPixel developed a graphical simulation subsystem for the Virtual Paint coating application training tool. Virtual Paint is a training system that teaches the proper technique for applying a variety of spray-delivered coatings onto different parts prepared with different

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FME Data Inspector GIS Data Paging and Display

FME Data Inspector GIS Data Paging and Display

Client: Safe Software Description : AlphaPixel developed a virtual-paging database interface to FME’s internal geospatial data store for FME’s OpenSceneGraph-based Data inspector. FME (Feature Manipulation Engine), a spatial ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) tool, contains a sub-module known as Data Inspector for inspecting data at any stage of the data pipeline. This tool pulls data from

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LiveScene Kinect Toolkit

LiveScene Kinect Toolkit

Client: Internal Description : LiveScene is an Open Source (LGPL) toolkit to communicate with realtime 3D scanners such as Microsoft’s Kinect and process the data to make it available in a device agnostic way. Additional capabilities involved background detection and discrimination, as well as body mass and hand extremity detection and tracking. Currently only the

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