TerraLens®

Real-Time Geospatial SDK

Product Specifications and
Technical Information

TerraLens Technical Product Documents

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Customer Support Handbook

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TerraLens Product Overview

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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)

Elevation Formats

Supported Elevation Data Display
  • DTED 0,1,2

  • TIFF DEMs

  • OGC GeoPackage

  • USGS SRTM (DEMs)

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

Graphic Rendering

Supported Render Pipelines
  • GDI

  • X11

  • OpenGL

  • OpenGL ES

Projections and Coordinate Systems

Supported Map Projections
  • Alaska Conformal

  • Albers

  • Azimuthal Equidistant

  • Cartesian

  • Equidistant Conic

  • Equirectangular

  • Gnomonic

  • Goode

  • GVNSP

  • Hammer

  • Interrupted Mollweide

  • Lambert Azimuthal

  • Mercator

  • Miller

  • Mollweide

  • Orthographic

  • 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

  • ADRG / CADRG

  • OGC GeoPackage

  • ECW

  • USGS SRTM

  • Krassovsky

  • Mercury 1960

  • Modified Airy

  • Modified Everest

  • Modified Mercury 1968

  • New International 1967

  • Southeast Asia

  • WGS66

  • WGS72

  • WGS84

  • Sphere Model

Supported Coordinate Systems

  • Lat/Long

  • Georef

  • UTM

  • MGRS

  • ECEF