LuciadLightspeed

World’s most performant geospatial solution

LuciadLightspeed is widely recognized as the leading set of high-performance geospatial software components. Major international companies and organizations, Systems Integrators and Original Equipment Manufacturers use LuciadLightspeed to rapidly develop geospatial situational awareness applications for mission- -critical operations.

LuciadLightspeed consists of over 100 different software components and connectors to fuse, visualize, and analyze geospatial data. This can include static and moving data, maps, satellite imagery, crowd-sourced data, full motion video, weather data and terrain elevation in many different geodetic references and map projections. Geo-fencing, line-of-sight calculations, geo-triggered events, dynamic and complex route calculations and automated anomaly detections are just a mouse click away. Independent benchmark tests by academia and industry leave no doubt: LuciadLightspeed is over 100 times faster and more accurate than traditional GIS software.

Thanks to its modular, open architecture and meticulous adherence to industry standards, LuciadLightspeed is the preferred technology for enterprise-wide geospatial situational awareness, either as a front-end and/or back-end solution. LuciadLightspeed guarantees clean design implementation and exceptionally fast application development.

LuciadLightspeed applications offer:

  • Best-in-class performance and retained data accuracy
  • Platform independence
  • Source code and binary code backward compatibility
  • Lowest total cost of ownership
  • Ease of use
  • Completeness

Features & Benefits

Tried and tested by developers in the most demanding industries, Luciad’s software components are known for their ease of use, completeness, high performance, accuracy and flexibility. Our customers enjoy a significantly faster development process, lowest total cost of ownership, a predictable and consistently high performance as well as retained data accuracy.

A revolutionary approach allowing customizability

Tried and tested by developers in the most demanding industries, Luciad’s software components are known for their ease of use, completeness, high performance, accuracy and flexibility. Our customers enjoy a significantly faster development process, lowest total cost of ownership, a predictable and consistently high performance as well as retained data accuracy.

Accurate, high performance results

  • Visualization of large volumes of tracks of any type of asset (troops, ships, trucks, planes, down to individuals or RFID-tagged pallets or goods)
  • Instant connection, visualization and analysis of geospatial information
  • On-the-fly combination of any data with accurate geospatial transformations
  • Optimized use of GPU :
    • Real-time video draping
    • immediate line-of-sight analysis
    • dynamic calculations of densities
  • 2D & 3D visualization in one single application and in one single view
  • No pre-processing, no intermediate geo-database required, and with all data remaining in its original location and format

Clean design implementation & exceptionally fast development

  • Meticulous approach to design and use of Model-View-Controller
  • Components customizable to a fine granular level
  • Possibility to add new capabilities seamlessly
  • Broadest set of components available for rapid development :
    • Databases (Hana, Oracle, DB2, ArcSDE, PostGIS, Microsoft SQL, …)
    • Data formats (KML, S57/S63, USRP, VPF, NITF, DAFIF, AIXM 5, ASDI, Asterix, GRIB, ARINC424, …)
    • Geospatial analysis (topology calculations, terrain analysis, route calculations, etc)
    • OGC Web-services

Luciad is the de facto standard for many of the most demanding industries

  • Used in the aviation, defense, security, maritime, and petrochemical industries
  • Support for decoding and encoding domain specific data formats
  • Field-proven military symbology support (APP6B, MS2525C)
  • Field-proven usage for ATC, ATM, SWIM, and more.
  • Flexible styling including ICAO symbology
  • Strong participation in open standards, OGC certified
  • Collaboration with leading organizations (NATO, FAA, Eurocontrol)

Flexible and robust

  • Deployable on any device
  • Deployable from large server farms to low-memory applications running from a simple USB-stick
  • Used for mission-critical real-time systems in sensitive domains

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