Los Angeles/Zurich, 16 August 2006: CyberCity 3D LLC announced its participation in Strong Angel III, a collaborative demonstration of civil and military cooperation and communication capabilities put together by a partnership of private companies, government agencies, humanitarian and relief agencies and universities.
Hosted by San Diego State University and taking place in San Diego August 21-26, Strong Angel III will field test effective means of delivering life-saving humanitarian relief and rapidly deployable communications systems in the wake of major disasters.
The core site for Strong Angel III will be the operations center at the San Diego Fire Department Fire Rescue Training Facility site, located at the former Naval Training Center near downtown San Diego. San Diego State University’s Visualization Center will be a secondary location.
Strong Angel III sponsors include Bell Canada, Cisco Systems, CommsFirst, Microsoft, Save the Children, Sprint Nextel, Google, the Naval Postgraduate School, and the U.S. Department of Defense.
CyberCity 3D LLC will be demonstrating several geospatially accurate and interactive 3D environments for real-time visualization and remote tracking. Experiments include 3D visualization models of San Diego County and photo-realistic 3D textured buildings of the downtown area. CyberCity will, through the utilization of Viewtec’s TerrainView Globe (www.viewtec.ch), demonstrate solutions for public involvement and open communications, including remote tracking and GIS mash-ups.
CyberCity operates in Zurich – Switzerland and Los Angeles – USA offering services and software products for the generation, management, editing and visualization of 3D city and facility models. Photogrammetry services such as DTM generation, (true-) Orthophoto generation and aerotriangulation are also provided. Additionally, CyberCity distributes high-quality off-the-shelf 3D city models, Digital Terrain Models (DTMs) and True-Orthophotos (TOP) and highly detailed 3D landmarks derived from terrestrial laser scanner data.