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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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Wireframe view of terrain

libLASIndex

Client: Hobu, Inc Description : Designed and implemented an quadtree-based system for libLAS to efficiently sort and index massive streams of LIDAR data points in one pass without requiring the dataset be memory resident. The index can be stored embedded in the original LAS file as a set of VLR (variable Length Record) data types.

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