3DP delivers VDS upgrade to Saab Full Mission Gripen fighter simulator
Hvalstad, Norway, 27 November 2017 – 3D perception AS (“3DP”) today announced the delivery of a Northstar™ immersive visual display system (VDS) to the Swedish Defence Material Administration’s (FMV) simulator facility at Malmslätt, under contract with defence and security company Saab.
The newly delivered display system – an upgrade of an older generation system – is a turn-key solution comprised of 3DP’s latest generation display processor, a modular dome screen, and twelve CompactView WQ50 high-resolution WQXGA-resolution projectors with night scenario capabilities. The high-resolution and completely seamless VDS is automatically aligned via sensors embedded in the dome screen, expediting and simplifying maintenance procedures.
The advanced upgrade configuration is a result of a close cooperation between Saab’s team of system architects and 3D perception from concept to final design and implementation to meet the demanding standards for training of pilots as well as serving as a testbed for future editions of the Gripen C/D system. During the simulator commissioning, Saab’s Project Manager, Håkan Brage, expressed his admiration for the speed and accuracy of 3DP’s embedded auto-calibration system and the high-fidelity image. “This upgrade represents a new standard for quality and maintainability in our deliveries.”
3D perception’s Northstar Simulation Display System
3D perception’s advanced Northstar™ visual display solution combines an advanced rack-mount multi-projector display processor, nBox™, with 3DP Certified Projectors™ and image auto-alignment technologies in the form of Aurora™ sensor-instrumented smart screens, or StarScan™, a screen-independent, precision 3D scanner and imager. Northstar is Image Generator (IG) independent and requires no software on or modification of the IG.
3D perception is showcasing their Northstar solution at I/ITSEC, the world’s largest modelling, simulation, and training conference, in Orlando, Florida from November 27th
to December 1st
, 2017. More info at www.iitsec.org
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions within military defence and civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents around the world. Through innovative, collaborative and pragmatic thinking, Saab develops, adopts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.
Gripen is a multi-role fighter aircraft featuring state-of-the-art technology. It is capable of performing an extensive range of air-to-air, air-to-surface and reconnaissance missions employing the most modern range of weapons. Gripen is designed to meet the demands of current and future threats, while at the same time meeting strict requirements for flight safety, reliability, training efficiency and low operating costs.
ABOUT 3D PERCEPTION
3D perception supplies turn-key seamless visual display systems and technologies for defense and civilian simulation applications. Celebrating its 20th
anniversary and having fielded over 10,000 visual channels around the world, 3D perception is known as the industry leader and a trusted partner, dedicated to performance and quality, from design to installation and throughout the life cycle.
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