Radar Data

Hardware Accelerated Rendering of Extremely Dynamic Objects

Display radar plot overlays, radar intensity displays and other highly dynamic layers. Thanks to a highly optimized, GPU-accelerated rendering pipeline, Carmenta’s radar overlays can handle millions of continuously moving objects.

Mission-critical systems often need to handle real-time data streams from external sensors such as radars. Handling such data streams can be challenging, especially when it comes to keeping the map display up to date with rapidly changing information.

The Carmenta radar overlays are designed to make this task easy. The high performance of the components ensures that applications can handle virtually any number of plots and continuously updated intensity displays without slowing down the system.

Plots and radar video can be overlaid on any Carmenta Engine map – benefit from support for over 100 data formats and high fidelity rendering to create a highly usable map display.

Radar Plot API

  • GPU accelerated rendering pipeline (OpenGL or DirectX) can handle millions of continuously updated plots.
  • Optimized API (available for C++, .NET, and Java) allows the application to handle plots in batches to minimize overhead.
  • Plots can be rendered either as colored dots or using external symbol files.
  • The plot opacity can be dynamically updated. This makes it easy to, for example, smoothly fade out old plots.

Radar Video API

  • Optimized API (available for C++, .NET, and Java) allows the application to pass in individual sweeps from the radars to efficiently update an intensity image. The color and opacity of the intensity images is fully customizable.
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