Blueberry3D® is a Procedural terrain middleware solution developed for Defense Simulation Industry, allowing rapid creation and visualization of vast real-time 3D databases with high level of detail, bridging the gap between high resolution 3D content and realtime display performance.
With Blueberry3D version 4, this Hi-Res procedural content is also available for CGF based applications or Physics engines that need to query the terrain in a very consistent way with the IG.
It is well known today that users of training devices, inspired by videogames awesome quality, are demanding more realistic views and that the realism offered by a simulator is of strategic importance to optimize readiness and reduce training time. This is a growing challenge for the simulation industry with expensive technology developments involved.
With existing static real-time database solutions you do quickly reach the limit of what is possible both regarding size and details. Videogames derived techniques and development paltforms are an option but only for small areas, and anyway which Defense players can now afford a videogame budget for its simulation program?
Bionatics' revolutionary procedural technology Blueberry3D is the perfect trade off to address this challenge.
"It was the use of the Blueberry3D software that allowed the generation of unprecedented levels of realism at low altitudes, without sacrificing the ability to use the same database for high altitude applications". Stephen TILEY, BAE Systems
Based on propietary advanced fractal maths and procedural geometry techniques which enable to automatically generate polygons in real-time from geographical raw data and 3D content procedures, Bionatics has developed a unique terrain solution for the Viz-Sim industry.
Blueberry3D consists of a standalone Terrain Editor to entirely build the database from GIS & elevation data, imagery and OpenFlight objects and a RT Integration Kit SDK for the real-time application development. Since v4, it also includes a Tactical Terrain SDK that brings same Hi-Res Terrain and content to CGFs or Physics engines.
Blueberry3D is today used by defense industry leaders as a technology middleware component to enhance the visual quality and the accuracy of their training simulators. It gives them access to procedural and dynamic experience through a proven solution, resulting from more than 10 years R&D around procedural approach, constantly tested and improved and guaranteed more cost efficient.