TerraLens®

Real-Time Geospatial SDK

Product Specifications and Technical Information

TerraLens Technical Product Documents

Download  Customer Support Handbook
Download  TerraLens Product Overview
Download  TerraLens Release Information Manual (RIM)

TerraLens Platform Features

  • Highly optimized rendering kernel supports over 100,000 real-time plots
  • Renders and displays up to 100,000 simultaneous tracks depending on track data complexity
  • Delivers optimal performance on low-power hardware, including Intel integrated graphics, and SPARC/ARM architecture
  • Precision vector mapping provides up to 1cm/pixel accuracy
  • Highly efficient 3D terrain rendering delivers high frame rates with extreme fidelity
  • Full-featured, with over 300 supported API methods
  • Open standards-based, MVC design pattern
  • Fully customizable user interface, look and feel

Supported Operating Systems and Architectures

  • Windows XP, Windows 7,8,10, (32bit and 64bit); Windows Phone 7,8,10
  • Linux Red Hat: WS 4, WS 5, WS 6 - 32bit and 64bit
  • Android: 2.3 and 3.0 (Honeycomb) through 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Solaris: 8, 9, 10 Intel and SPARC
  • Architecture: HP 10, 11, Itanium; PA/RISC, x86, x86_64; SPARC, ARM and more
  • OpenGL ES 2.0 support for embedded systems

Application Environment

  • Integrates with QML, Qt Quick, Qt, Java, WPF/.NET, MFC, Motif and other GUI toolkits
  • Leverages platform capabilities when available, including multi-CPU and GPU hardware acceleration
  • Works with 3rd-party tools for design, profiling, tuning, testing and configuration management
  • Requires no propriety hardware or drivers

RADAR / SONAR Sensor Data

  • Dedicated classes for display of RADAR/SONAR sensor data
  • Processes up to 16M points/second of sensor data

RTOS Support

  • Partner integration with Wind River® VxWorks® real-time OS

Mil-Std 2525C Symbology Specification

  • Comprehensive implementation of complete 2525C specification
  • Support for 15-attribute symbol strings
  • Symbols are dynamically rendered as required to support full scope of specification

S57 Maritime Charts

  • Dedicated service for displaying S-57 maritime chart data
  • Chart display implements S-52 presentation standard
  • Visual presentation of maritime data verified fully compliant with S-52

Web Services (TerraLens Server)

  • Map tile service supports virtually any raster file formats
  • Supports WMTS (Web Map Tile Service) tile protocol

Mobile Platforms (TerraLens Mobile)

  • Native compilation for Android OS devices
  • Support for Windows Phone 7,8,10 mobile devices
  • OpenGL ES 2.0 support for mobile devices

Presentation and Display

  • Control look-and-feel through application stylesheets
  • Presentation service provides stylesheet control of all display attributes, including labels, lines, fills, and overlays
  • Stylesheet changes can be applied in real-time
  • Full QML-based UI framework available via TerraLens UI
  • Map display features can be controlled and filtered at runtime
  • Layering, priority, and transparency controls
  • Dynamic control over text rotation, alpha blending
  • Map projections can be dynamically updated and changed at runtime
  • Easily generate 2D and 3D primitives at run-time
  • Create and style rings, grids, history trails, velocity vectors and other objects
  • Support for 3D models with material controls

Map Format Support

Vector maps and overlays

  • DNC
  • DCW (Digital Chart of the World)
  • NGA VPF: VMAP 0,1,2,3; WVS+/WVSPLUS
  • ESRI ShapeFiles
  • S57/S52
  • S63
  • NITF
  • GML
  • SVG
  • OGC GeoPackage
  • CGM
  • World Vector Shoreline (WVSPLUS)
  • DAFIF 6,7,8 (Digital Aeronautical
    Flight Information File)

Map Format Support

Raster maps and images

  • ARCS
  • JPEG 2000
  • MrSID
  • TIFF/GeoTIFF
  • NITF
  • CIB 1,5,10
  • BMP
  • JPG
  • PNG
  • ADRG / CADRG
  • OGC GeoPackage
  • ECW
  • USGS SRTM
  • WMS, WMTS, WCS, WFS

Elevation Formats

Supported elevation data display

  • DTED 0,1,2
  • TIFF DEMs
  • OGC GeoPackage
  • USGS SRTM (DEMs)

Graphics Rendering

Supported render pipelines

  • GDI
  • X11
  • OpenGL
  • OpenGL ES

Projections and Coordinate Systems

Supported Map Projections

Map projections can be dynamically updated at runtime

  • Alaska Conformal
  • Albers
  • Azimuthal Equidistant
  • Cartesian
  • Equidistant Conic
  • Equirectangular
  • Gnomonic
  • Goode
  • GVNSP
  • Hammer
  • Interrupted Mollweide
  • Lambert Azimuthal
  • Lambert Conformal
  • Mercator
  • Miller
  • Mollweide
  • Orthographic
  • Polar Stereographic

  • Polyconic
  • Robinson
  • Sinusoidal
  • Stereographic
  • Transverse Mercator
  • UTM
  • VanDerGrinten
  • WagnerIV
  • WagnerVII

Supported Spheroid Projections

  • Airy
  • Australian National
  • Bessel
  • Clarke 1866
  • Clarke 1880
  • Everest
  • GRS 1980
  • Hough
  • International 1909
  • Krassovsky
  • Mercury1960
  • Modified Airy
  • Modified Everest
  • Modified Mercury 1968
  • New International 1967
  • Southeast Asia
  • Sphere Model
  • WGS66
  • WGS72
  • WGS84

Supported Coordinate Systems

  • Lat/Long
  • Georef
  • UTM
  • MGRS
  • ECEF

Coordinate systems are fully extensible by application

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