VWORLD SAS is a software development company specialized in real-time 3D terrain visualization, provider of Geospatial and Simulation solutions, which has built itself around the commercialization of the VWorldTerrain© proprietary procedural rendering technology.
It publishes and commercializes its own line of software and terrain database products grouped under the vieWTerra label:
- vieWTerra Evolution “GIS and Simulation” 4D Earth Viewer & Platform middleware suite:
visualization, data integration, scene & scenario building viewer and development platform
- vieWTerra Base 15m true-colour Imagery, 90m DEM, 29m Land Cover set of global mosaics
- vieWTerra Sensors 4D Earth Viewer providing infrared sensor simulation capabilities
VWORLD also sells associated software development services (Windows /Linux, tablets & smartphones), as well as custom database treatment.
VWORLD was formed in May 2004 on the basis of years of research pursued in the Video Game industry on how to render large outdoor scenes in real-time 3D. It is headquartered in the Center of Excellence Jean-Louis, Fréjus, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France, and has also established a presence in Asia (Hong Kong) and in the USA (Delaware). Today it counts customers in the Aeronautics, Space, Defence, Town & Country Planning, Oil & Gas and Education sectors, including world-renowned contractors.