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Barco’s Panoramic Presentation on Human Evolution

On the 6th of April 2016,  India’s National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) launched one of its most ambitious and impressive exhibits at the world renowned Kolkata Science City. The Science Exploration Hall comes with three galleries, which collaboratively depict the story of Human Evolution. A breathtaking 360 degree Panoramic Presentation, this seamless display uses eight projectors and a 1000 display panels.
Seamless Display

Evolution of Life

When it comes to projection systems, there is no doubt that Barco is one the the leading vendors when it comes to projectors for any type of display surfaces. This fact is proved thoroughly by the people who have witnessed the Display set up at Kolkata Science City. The most frequent comment is that the display is made up of the crispest of colours. Furthermore, Barco is heavily credited as a digital cinema leader with prior experience in these types of projects worldwide.
  •   “We are proud to support this exhibition and thus help India’s prestigious Science City bring science closer to the people. As a global technology leader, Barco is also on a continuous mission to encourage young people to take an interest in science and technology. We are honored that Science City chose our solutions to achieve that same objective.” said Mandar Gupte, Sales Director at Barco. 

The whole project was set up by VizExperts, who Barco maintains are the best Integrators of their projection systems in India.
The set up consists of a video wall processor system, enabling seamless display of the entire projection across 1000 panels in a 360 degree Panoramic Presentation. The Video Wall allows for the Projection to be integrated smoothly with eight projectors projecting the imagery onto the Displays.
  •   Given the scale of the set-up, the 360-degree panorama was a technically challenging project. However, the unmatched color and brightness consistency of Barco’s HDX projectors made this installation a breeze,” said Vaibhav Bansal, VizExperts’ VP Marketing. 

The entire presentation depicts the evolution of humans through all 6 known stages and is the first of its kind seen in India. While reading about the evolutionary cycle was interesting enough, imagine the feeling you will get seeing all your learnings come to life in front of your own eyes. Witness this revolutionary depiction created by VizExperts and barco at the direction of NCSM, at Kolkata Science CIty.
For a sneak peak on the creation of this project click here.
To learn more about Barco, click here for the original release.
For more info on VIzExperts, click here.

VizExperts’ Contribution to Make in India

Geospatial intelligence
Make in India for Defence
Having cleared a year long logjam concerning Make in India for Defence manufacturing, the Government of India has welcomed private firms into the sector. Our company VizExperts is an Indian based defense start up, which has been contributing to the advancement in technology in the defence sector for over six years now. Our company has been simplifying complex operations for the Indian Armed Forces and replacing ageing war tactics with technical solutions.
We started out as a technology company, providing integrated solutions and services in the visual computing field. After our initial success in this regard we shifted to product development. Our current client base includes the likes of   Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), police and paramilitary organisations, law enforcement institutions, museums and educational institutes in India and also International conglomerates like Halliburton, SGI and AMD.
In 2011, we launched our first patent product Digital Sand Model (DSM). The Digital Sand Model Technology is the integration of 4 different technologies – 3D Graphics, high resolution satellite data, Simulation and Geographic Information System (GIS). Using this we provide an improved situational awareness in a 3D format to the defence forces.
  •   “Colonel Sunil Damle (Amitabh Bachchan) briefs his army about Tiger Hill while planning the Kargil operation. He uses a sand model. The concept of DSM is the same. Instead of making a physical hill, you use satellite data and because the software is 3D, it reconstructs the terrain. The model, equipped with an analysis tool and other software, helps plan the operation on a real-time basis,” says Mr. Praveen Bhaniramka, Co-founder & CEO, VizExperts referring to the 2004 War drama Lakshya, when asked to simplify the Digital Sand Model Technology. 

Now that we have successfully served in the Public Sector we aim to to make an impact on the corporate sector as well thus continuing our commitment to the Make in India concept. In this our CEO is confident since our products are easy to use and cost effective as well.
Check out the original release featured on YourStory here.

VizExperts’ Virtual Reality Applications

Virtual Reality
At VizExperts, we offer Virtual Reality solutions to improve the situational awareness for security forces using 3D Graphics. Also, we have collaborated with INCOIS to develop a system that forewarn the necessary authorities about the possibility of Tsunamis.
 Our client base includes the likes of Border Security Force (BSF), Defence Research and Development Organisations (DRDO) and Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS). We also serve international conglomerates such as Halliburton, AMD and SGI.
  •   “We create a 3D model of terrain and fields using the maps and data obtained from satellites. Currently used by Indian army and BSF, it helps our forces to know about the area before venturing into it. We also created a virtual training exercise for soldiers of paramilitary forces which can be used with our GeorbIS 3D GIS platform.Using data provided by sensors fit in the sea, we can predict the height and speed of the waves,” says Mr. Praveen Bhaniramka, Co-founder & CEO, VizExperts

Of the varied projects undertaken by our company, one such is the building of a 24/7 operations capable control room for the Border Security Force (BSF). A decision support system was developed with the help of Virtual Reality Technology. The complete 3D geospacial database of all the BSF border assests along the eastern and western regions is available in this.
When speaking about the concept of Augmented Reality Technology and its applications Mr. Bhaniramka expects it to be a field full of unlimited potential. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are basically inverse reflections of one another.  Virtual Reality is an artificial, computer generated recreation of a real life environment. This allows the user to experience the simulated reality firsthand. Augmented Reality helps to layer an already existing surrounding with computer generated enhancement. Consequently allowing the user to directly interact with these changes.
Check out the original release featured on Money Control here.

VizExperts’ 3D terrain model secures our borders

3D terrain model
Traditionally, our armed forces have used Military Terrain Models for the purpose of operation planning and tactics. If you are not familiar with the concept then you can remember the scene from the 2004 war film Lakshya. Here Amitabh Bachchan plans the military tactics on such a model, to deploy and employ forces to fight and win the territory from the enemy. The model we saw in the movie was a very basic model used by the army until recently. Now replace that image in your mind with a 3D terrain model. This model is equipped with various interaction devices, software and terrain data gathered from high resolution satellites. As a result of this model, operations can be planned on a real time basis.
Yes, it is on this concept that our company, VizExperts has built its first patent product, a 3D terrain model called the Digital Sand Model Technology (DSM). The Border Security Force (BSF) has employed our product to assist them in securing our borders.
The Digital Sand Model Technology, is an integration of four different types of software technologies. Namely, 3D Graphics, high resolution satellite data, simulation and Geographic Information System (GIS).
  •  “Digital Sand Model is a revolutionary solution for operation planning, mission briefing and training, for the Indian paramilitary, police, and the armed forces,” says Praveen Bhaniramka, Founder and CEO, VizExperts. 

Talking about the product he further explains that this model involves the integration of online data from field formations. This integrated data can be directly visualized in the 24/7 operations capable control room. As a result, improved incident mapping and decision making is achieved. This integrated solution is built on a 3D GIS platform. The platform includes audio visual hardware as well as terrain data and the backend GIS database of the entire country.
Now that we have successfully served in the Public Sector we aim to to make an impact on the corporate sector as well.
Check out the original release featured on YourStory here.

VizExperts’ Terrain Mapping with Digital Sand Model

Terrain Mapping with digital sand model
Terrain Mapping is widely used to create sand models. The sand models are highly effective training and tactical planning tools. An actual replica of the area of interest is made using sand and 3D models. A stationary model of the terrain which can be used for military, research and educational purposes. Now, replace the stationary model with a digitally created 3D model of the terrain. Using digital maps, feature data and more to create a clinically accurate version of the terrain. This is the advanced terrain mapping that we at VizExperts offer, the Digital Sand Model.
Basically, there are two distinct elements to the data agglomeration process. Firstly, is the collection of raw data through data mining followed by front end visualization. 3D Geographic Information System allows the collection, processing, analysis and distribution of all the information with almost negligible inconsistencies. Cutting edge AV products are used simultaneously to augment these technologies allowing for better and accurate decision making.
The Digital Sand Model, our first patent product, is the integration of 3D GIS, simulation and AV technologies. Our integrated solution is built upon the OGC certified GeorbIS 3D GIS platform. This includes the DSM software, the best AV and IT hardware, interaction devices and also a backend GIS database and terrain data. Our Digital Sand Model Technology is widely used by the country’s inland security as well as law enforcement agencies. Its uses include operation planning, mission briefing and training.
The Digital Sand Model has its application in area mapping, armed forces, paramilitary, law enforcement agencies, security, training academies and the like. The Digital Sand Model Technology is not limited to only military and training purposes for armed forces. There can be many civilian applications like security planning for townships, societies and the like. Crowd management, traffic control and the like like are further applications.
The original release was authored by Nitish Puri and Prakhar Jain, Lead for the development of Digital Sand Model Solution.
Find the original release featured on Systems Integration Asia on pages 54-56 on this link.

VizExperts’ Digital Panorama on the Evolution of Life

Where do we come from? What is our origin? By ‘we’ and ‘our’ I don’t mean us individually but Humans as a whole. The Theory of Evolution is the answer. It is basically, how organisms change over time to adapt to various situational changes like climate, habitat, resources and the like. Growing up we all learnt the history of this origin and evolution in School. We read books that described this theory and the different stages of evolution in great detail. In addition, came across crude pictorial depictions of the same, but that was the limit of our practical exposure to the whole concept. We read page after page of theory that clouded our minds to the beauty of one of nature’s finest creations. This ability of all life forms to adapt to their surroundings, to change as per the situation dictates, to evolve! If only we had access to a Digital Panorama of the concept.

Evolution of Life

Furthermore, one can always learn about the concept by way of books, but to really appreciate the beauty of all this I am sure most of you would agree that a practical demonstration of the whole Story of our Evolution will be more well received. So imagine this. What if you can watch the entire story come to life all around you? Sounds interesting right.
We at VizExperts have created just that at Kolkata Science City. A 360 degree Digital Panorama depicting the entire story as it happened. With the help of experts from three continents we created a seamless display of images featuring six human species, ordered from the most ancient to most modern. Due to the huge size of the display the image could not be projected as a whole, so the canvas was stretched in 100 rows and 10 columns, creating 1000 image areas on which the projection is done.
For the video depicting the creation of the digital panorama click here.
Find Part 1 original release featured on Systems Integration Asia on pages 72-73 on this link.
-Find Part 2 original release featured on Systems Integration Asia on pages 80-84 on this link.

GeorbIS 3D GIS DGS&D Rate Contract

DGS&D performs the role of concluding rate contracts to be operated by the consuming departments of the Government for items of common use. DGS&D has been identifying such items, whose anticipated annual purchase by Government Organisations is normally more than Rs. 25 lakhs a year, and bringing such items on DGS&D Rate Contract.

The Buyers gain certain advantages while purchasing goods through the DGS&D Rate Contract scheme such as purchasing goods in bulk at lowest competitive price, saves time and effort in frequent tendering, allows the buyers to purchase goods as and when required, reduces inventory carrying cost by improving availability of goods and gives assurance as to the quality of the goods available.

The Suppliers also gain certain advantages by using a DGS&D Rate Contract such as, increasing the purchase quantity of their product without going through the tendering process helping them to save on administrative and marketing efforts and the use of DGS&D Rate Contract helps in enhancing the image and respectability of the Supplier.

DGS&D has a separate Quality Assurance Wing which undertakes the inspection of the stores to ensure that the supplied goods strictly follow the specifications as recorded by the given Rate Contracts.

The pioneering work done by VizExperts in the development of the GeorbIS 3D GIS platform and its requirement across a wide range of government organisations, have secured it a space on the DGS&D rate contract.

As part of the rate contract, the GeorbIS Vu and Pro products are available as Desktop and Server variants. Functional modules called CartridGIS allow rapid extension of functionality on the base platform. These include tools for real-time sensor data integration, sensor data fusion, UAV tracking, 3D analysis tools and visualising MIS data on GIS.

 

Check out the original release here.

DGS&D Rate Contract

GeorbIS 3D Simulaation

 

VizExperts’ Digital Sand Model For Defense Forces

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Make in India for Defence

Gurugram-based startup VizExperts launched its revolutionary product Digital Sand Model, an integrated comprehensive 3D GIS solution deployed successfully in the Border Security Force Headquarter, New Delhi, 2011. The company works in the realm of 3D graphics and geospatial intelligence by providing integrated products with combining technologies such as 3D GIS, 3D Graphics, simulation and gaming.

The problem it solves? When armed forces are flown from different regions to handle security operations in unknown terrains such as the recent Pathankot operation, it is extremely crucial for them to have accurate information of their own assets as well as that of your enemy— where their weapons are stationed, their movements etc. This is only possible through advanced technology solutions, however Bhaniramka found that although the army buys a lot of such technologies, but adoption is a huge challenge. “First, the armed forces are not IT savvy and often these products are so complex that they need to spend a month-long training to get started with the product,” he says.

  • With the Digital Sand Model, the defense personnel on a 32 inch PC, can locate their enemy, their assets etc, and plan their moves even before they reach there, resulting in significant saving of resources,”  says Mr. Praveen Bhaniramka, Co-founder & CEO, VizExperts.

The bootstrapped startup which took off with the initial investment of $100,000 find scaling up its biggest challenge ahead. Since it deals majorly with the government and various governmental organizations, problems ring in when decision making at the top slows down. So, it is attracting talent with expertise in different technologies and aligning them to achieve a common goal.
What keeps VizExperts busy right now is finding some more use-cases of the Digital Sand Model across other industries. Like-Civil aviation for air traffic control, disaster management, transportation and logistics.

Read more  here

VizExperts’ Smart DSS Platform

Mr, Praveen Bhaniramka, Co-founder & CEO, VizExperts was featured in the ‘Rising Stars‘, Bloomberg TV India channel in which he talked about how VizExperts provide a smart DSS platform to decode and transform voluminous data through superior visual computing solutions to its users. VizExperts initially started out as a company providing software solutions and services to various governmental organisations and later entered into Research and Development of products. VizExperts introduced its first product Digital Sand Model Technology which is an integration of 4 different technologies – 3D graphics, high resolution satellite data, simulation and GIS. This helps the armed forces to have a better situational awareness of various terrains and helps to improve the planning process.

  • VizExperts (I) Pvt. Ltd. is a 3D Graphics technology company competing over other foreign OEMS in the Indian market. We had started with the Government Organizations and gradually started reaching out to the users of technology especially the defense sector. Our key clients include the Indian Army and Security Establishments like Paramilitary and Police.

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VizExperts Digital Sand Model Technology

VizExperts, a 10 year technology startup has taken the Indian defence market by storm with its indigenous flagship product Digital Sand Model, an integrated OGC certified integrated 3D GIS solution. The Digital Sand Model Technology is an integration of four different technologies – 3D graphics, high resolution satellite data, simulation and GIS (Geographical Information System). The technology relies on the GeorbIS 3D GIS platform to record information on different terrains and also makes use of audio visual hardware. This technology helps to give improved situational awareness to the armed forces.

The Digital Sand Model Technology was deployed successfully at the Border Security Force HQ, New Delhi, helps in operation planning, mission briefing and training for all the security forces including the Indian paramilitary, police and the armed forces. The BSF has used this technology succesfully to gain information on various terrains and to obtain a direct feed the situation in any terrain. The start-up was recognised for its services to the BSF during the farewell ceremony organised for DK Pathak, Deputy General, BSF at Shaheed RK Wadhwa Parade ground.

  • -Praveen Bhaniramka, founder and CEO of VizExperts. “We consider it an honor, to be of assistance to our country’s defence mechanism and keeping our work in line with our Prime Minister’s Make in India programme. It gives us immense pride and a sense of real purpose in what we do. We sincerely thank everyone at BSF, particularly DG BSF Shri Pathak, for giving us this opportunity to serve our nation.”

BSF officials congratulated VizExperts for their efforts and contribution. Further they stated that the Digital Sand Model technology along with the OPS Information System deployed at BSF Integrated OPS room by VizExperts, would be very useful for BSF and other forces, for better situational awareness, operation planning and informed decision making.

 

 

Read the actual release  here

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