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2014-04-11 23:22:59

New features enhance ability to visualize and analyze positioning information. (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Kitware and Velodyne are pleased to announce the release of VeloView 2.0. The release will occur at the SPAR International 3D Measurement & Imaging Conference, which will be held from April 14 to April 17, 2014, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. VeloView is a free open-source application built on ParaView technology. It is designed for the visualization and analysis of point cloud data...

2014-03-17 23:25:19

The new office location allows Kitware to grow its presence in the area and support larger group meetings with collaborators. Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Kitware’s Santa Fe, New Mexico, office recently moved to 1800 Old Pecos Trail, Suite G, Santa Fe, NM 87505. The new office offers a larger work environment with 1600 square feet, three offices, a conference room, a collaboration room, a kitchen, and a real data closet to facilitate a high-speed connection to Kitware’s...

2014-03-12 23:26:51

An open-source graphical application will be developed to meet the growing demand for full 3D tomography reconstruction, visualization, and analysis at the atomic scale. Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Kitware has announced a new Department of Energy SBIR Phase I award to develop an open-source platform for materials reconstruction using scanning transmission electron microscopes (S/TEM). Scanning transmission electron microscopes have advanced the state-of-the-art in the field,...

2014-02-27 23:33:18

The program encourages students to participate in open-source coding efforts such as VTK. Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Kitware is pleased to announce that the Visualization Toolkit (VTK) has been accepted to participate in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2014. This is VTK’s second acceptance to the program, which fosters student participation in open-source communities. Out of 371 applications, 190 open-source projects were selected to be a part of GSoC 2014. Students apply...

2013-09-24 23:31:55

New tool aimed at enhanced processing of 3D data for autonomous driving and security/surveillance applications. Morgan Hill, Calif. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Velodyne Acoustics Inc.’s LiDAR division today announced the release of VeloView, a new visualization and recording software for Velodyne’s real-time, 3D LiDAR sensors HDL-32E and HDL-64E. Available at no charge, executable versions of VeloView for Windows and Mac OS can be downloaded from the “Community Contributed...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

Joint-agency award will be used to develop improved visualization software utilized by the da Vinci Surgical Robot System Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Kitware, one of the fastest-growing open-source software companies in the country, has been awarded Phase I SBIR funding from NIBIB, through a unique joint agency initiative of The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the United States...

2011-09-23 07:00:00

Recognizing, rewarding and encouraging early-career scientists Clifton Park, New York (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Kitware commends Dr. Boon Thye Thomas Yeo, who has won the Young Scientist Publication Impact Award from the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Society. Sponsored by Kitware, this award is meant to reward scientists who are early in their careers and are shaping the medical image analysis field. The award recipient was announced by Dr. William...

2011-05-23 00:00:27

Kitware is an open source software company that specializes in creating cutting-edge toolkits and developing advanced research solutions in the fields of scientific visualization, informatics, data management, quality software process, medical imaging and computer vision. Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Inc. magazine and Winning Workplaces today announces Kitware as one of the winners of the 2011 Top Small Company Workplaces competition -- an annual contest that recognizes the...

2011-05-03 00:00:27

Rusty Blue and Keith Fieldhouse both acknowledged for their outstanding technical achievements and leadership Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Kitware today announced the promotions of Dr. Rusty Blue and Keith Fieldhouse to the position of Technical Leader, based on their recent achievements and leadership contributions to Kitware's computer vision team. This news comes on the heels of Kitware's tremendous growth, including the anticipated hiring of 20 employees by the end of 2011....


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