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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Award for Automated Procedural Modeling of Buildings from Point Cloud Data

 

Posted on August 21st, 2019

Dignitas was recently awarded the Etna contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) which is a new customer for Dignitas. Dignitas will serve as the prime contractor with GameSim supporting as a subcontractor.  This project's objective is to create scalable automated 3D building models from attributed point cloud data that render in a web browser to simulate an unknown environment.

This research task aims to identify a standards-based system to rapidly produce a simplified representation of point cloud input sensor data and make it available at the point of need while respecting the connectivity constraints of the end user. Etna capabilities provide synergy with Dignitas' other synthetic environment initiatives such as megacities and automated generation of underground structures

Dignitas Technologies, LLC, a Certified Woman-Owned Small Business, founded in 2004, is providing system and software engineering services for the modeling and simulation community with a mission to shape the future of simulation with innovative technology. Dignitas leads several Small Business Innovation Research projects and supports a wide range of large and small programs spanning the Live, Virtual, and Constructive domains across a diverse customer set. Dignitas has extensive experience and successful past performance in the development of key simulation systems and provides expertise in management, research, engineering, and programming.