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MetaVR 3D Virtual Terrain of the World

MetaVR™ has built 3D terrain covering the continents of Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania, Europe, and South America in its round-earth geocentric Metadesic™ format.

These 3D terrain datasets were built from 15 meter-per-pixel (mpp) NaturalVue imagery and elevation data ranging from 90 mpp void-filled SRTM (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission) and DTED1. In addition, the 3D terrain datasets include many high-resolution natural color insets (ranging from 0.30 mpp to 2.5 mpp) of many capital cities and other cities of interest.

MetaVR also offers 3D terrain datasets in round-earth Metadesic terrain format of Continental USA with AL and HI (CONUS++).

Images from the Afghanistan, Baghdad Iraq, and Syrian-Jordanian border regions of MetaVR's virtual Asia 3D terrain.
Afghanistan area of MetaVR's virtual Asia 3D terrain in Metadesic format. Baghdad, Iraq, regsion of MetaVR's virtual Asia terrain.
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Residing in a geocentric coordinate system, these round-earth terrain tiles are suitable for real-time visualization in MetaVR’s Virtual Reality Scene Generator (VRSG) in applications such as simulation, and synthetic vision, such as glass-cockpit displays, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) applications, close-air-support (CAS) exercises, and fixed-wing cockpit simulation.

Images from Kismayo, Nairobi, and Cairo on MetaVR's virtual Africa 3D terrain.
High-resolution Kismaayo, Somalia, area of MetaVR's virtual Africa 3D terrain. High-resolution Nairobi area of MetaVR's Africa 3D terrain.
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These 3D terrain datasets can serve as a baseline to which you can add your own higher-fidelity information, such as high-resolution aerial imagery or LIDAR elevation data, GPS point surveys, or 3D point features (such as buildings, trees, targets, and runway models). You can also add culture assets from MetaVR’s extensive model libraries and construct pattern-of-life scenarios using MetaVR’s VRSG Scenario Editor.

Images from MetaVR's virtual Australia and Oceania 3D terrain of Brisbane, Australia; Saipan Island, Northern Mariana Islands.
Overview of  Brisbane, from MetaVR's virtual Australia 3D terrain in round-earth format. Overview of  Saipan-Island, from MetaVR's virtual Australia and Oceania 3D terrain in round-earth format.
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If information is provided directly from sensors in the field, such information can also be added to the terrain in real time. Using MetaVR’s Terrain Tools for Esri® ArcGIS®, you can update terrain areas of interest as you obtain additional imagery source data.

MetaVR VRSG real-time scenes of Kiev, Ukraine, and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on MetaVR's virtual Europe 3D terrain.
High-resolution Kiev area of MetaVR's Europe 3D terrain. High-resolution Sarejavo area of MetaVR's Europe 3D terrain.
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As additional source data becomes available, MetaVR will continue to build 3D terrain for additional areas to add to its 3D terrain datasets of the world.

Images from the high resolution areas of Arequipa, Peru and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on MetaVR's virtual South America 3D terrain.
High-resolution Arequipa, Peru area of MetaVR's virtual South America 3D terrain. High-resolution Rio-de-Janeiro, Brazil area of MetaVR's virtual South America 3D terrain.
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MetaVR's 3D terrain datasets in Metadesic (MDS) format are available for purchase to MetaVR customers who are on active Virtual Reality Scene Generator™ (VRSG™) software maintenance and are US Government or NATO agencies or contractors (for official use only). The terrain datasets are provided in MetaVR's round-earth terrain format and will only run with a valid VRSG version 6 or software license with valid software maintenance.

The 3D world terrain datasets are each delivered on an external hard drive. (A nominal fee covers the processing of large quantities of data in the Metadesic format and the hard drive distribution media.)

You can order these 3D terrain datasets directly from MetaVR.

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