Monthly Archives: December 2010

Little-known facts about lunar eclipses

Little-known facts about lunar eclipses

Last night’s total lunar eclipse (in conjunction with the winter solstice no less) was awesome to see. It also had us here in Colorado Springs one-upping each other with eclipse trivia. Little-known eclipse fact #1: The impending eclipse had us … Continue reading

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Simplify Insight3D primitive creation with the primitive factory

Simplify Insight3D primitive creation with the primitive factory

In AGI Components 2010 r11, we introduced a new helper class for creating Insight3D primitives that will save you many key strokes. This static class is named PrimitiveFactory, and has methods to create latitude longitude grids, polygons, circles, ellipses and … Continue reading

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Build dynamic collection plans in 15 minutes

The Automated Collection Planning Tool is a customizable solution that develops dynamic collection plans in less than 15 minutes. It is currently automating TACSAT-3 collection planning for the Air Force Space Command and assists the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) with daily/weekly collection plans for the Multispectral Thermal Imager.

Collection planning for complex satellites with numerous (and oftentimes poorly understood constraints) is a challenge. Riverside Research, an AGI business partner whose Modeling & Application Development Laboratory (MAD Lab) develops custom prototype automation for advanced decision-aid applications, has provided an … Continue reading

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Mobile apps for the military

Photo source: http://www.darpa.mil/tcto/docs/DARPA_TA_BAA-10-41_Mod3.pdf

Need to know how far you can lead your infantry up that canyon without losing comms with headquarters? No problem. There’s an app for that … or at least there could be. The U.S. Army and Department of Defense are … Continue reading

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ProLogic brings visually fused situational awareness services to USSTRATCOM

ProLogic's Global Awareness Presentation Services (GAPS) deliver visually fused situational awareness to USSTRATCOM users across varied networks.

Much of the focus of last month’s U.S. Strategic Command Space Symposium was the critical need to deliver situational awareness to the warfighter for fast, actionable decision-making. ProLogic, using AGI technology, has developed such a system: Global Awareness Presentation Services … Continue reading

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