WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Luciad, the worldwide leader in high
performance visualization for Geospatial Situational Awareness
applications is pleased to announce the availability of the FAA AIXM 5
The AIXM 5 Viewer is an application developed by Luciad for the Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA). Access to the AIXM Viewer is available
for AIXM Forum members. AIXM Forum membership is free and open to all
The AIXM 5 viewer offers a solution for rapidly visualizing AIXM 5.0 and
AIXM 5.1 data. The intuitive easy to use interface combined with a
web-based one-click installation process, enables the AIXM 5 Viewer
users to efficiently view, manage and distribute Aeronautical
Information Services data. The application provides a baseline
reference to validate that the available data is compliant with the
AIXM 5 standard.
The AIXM 5 Viewer, developed with LuciadMap and Lucy, is the first
intuitive graphical capability to accurately display geo-referenced
AIXM 5.1 data in 2D & 3D: "Users can see the AIXM 5 data mapped onto a
virtual earth; they can customize the visualization and easily navigate
through the wide set of properties of AIXM 5 features."
"The AIXM 5 Viewer presents the AIXM 5.1 data in 2D, as well as in 3D,
which is very valuable for visualizing complex Airspace aggregations,"
said Eddy Porosnicu, Senior AIM Specialist at Eurocontrol. "In
addition, it offers a timeline for analyzing the changes introduced by
Digital NOTAM data, and all of this in a simple and crisp user
interface. The built-in validation tool is very useful for checking the
correctness of AIXM 5.1 data output from different systems. The AIXM 5
Viewer has the potential to boost the AIXM 5.1 implementations
"The FAA AIXM 5 Viewer provides users worldwide with all the
capabilities needed to quickly visualize and understand AIXM 5 data,"
said Lode Missiaen, CEO Luciad Inc. "The application is developed with
Luciad technology and offers a viewer with high performance and high
precision, and with full support for AIXM 5 data including Digital
For more information, please visit http://www.luciad.com/products/luciadmap/luciadmap-atcatm/aixm5viewer.
Luciad is the supplier of choice for leading Systems Integrators, at
both the National and International level, for their Situational
Awareness applications in mission-critical C4ISR and ATC/ATM systems.
Luciad's International customer base includes AENA, Belgocontrol,
Boeing, Cassidian, DFS, EADS, ENAV, EUROCONTROL, FAA, Frequentis,
Lockheed Martin, LVNL, NATO, NATS, NavCanada, NLR, Saab, SAIC, Sagem,
STNA, Thales and Thales Raytheon Systems. http://www.luciad.com
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