May 10, 2005 – NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Awards Valador the Development of a Prototype Collaborative Virtual Environment
Herndon, VA, May 10, 2005 — Valador has been awarded a contract by NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to develop a prototype Distributed Observer Network (DON) based on Valador’s Immersive Visualization Environment (VIVE™). The DON will provide a collaborative virtual environment for three dimensional visualization of discrete event simulations of Space Shuttle and Space Station operations. “We are pleased that NASA selected our VIVE as an environment for distributed visualization. Three dimensional immersive visualization is the logical next step in evaluating the acquisition of new systems for NASA’s Exploration Initiative,” says Kevin Mabie, Valador’s co-founder and CEO. “As we develop new systems, this tool will provide designers and engineers an opportunity to test operational concepts and gather data prior to the development of new hardware.”
Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Valador, Inc. is a Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that delivers powerful solutions for collecting, maintaining, visualizing, and protecting its clients’ information. The company focuses on four key business areas — Modeling and Simulation, Information Assurance, Management Consulting, and Software Engineering. It employs innovative solutions such and the use of 3D immersive visualization to address its clients’ complex challenges, such as decision support, strategic planning, risk management, safety and reliability, assessment of alternatives, and information security.
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