Fidelity’s FidViewEX Image Generator is the most advanced IG on the market, providing an unparalleled visual experience with realistic, accurate and dynamic content designed to intensify training.

Performance Benefits

  • Peak performance of 5,000,000+ textured, shaded polygons at 60Hz
  • Entity counts exceeding 65,000 per scenario with 1,000 in view per channel
  • 1000+ simultaneous particle-based special effects
  • 128,000+ static and dynamic light points
  • 2,500,000+ HAT/HOT queries per second
  • 1,000,000+ LOS queries per second
  • Resolutions up to 2560×1600
  • Optimized to allow multiple IG instances running on a single computer with multiple GPUs
  • Database paging for seamless training on large, complex, high-resolution terrain databases
  • Detailed, dynamic performance monitoring for precise scene management
  • LOD selection takes into account screen resolution and FOV

Rendering Engine

  • Advanced material system and lighting models for enhanced realism
  • Anisotropic texture filtering, high-quality texture compression, multi-resolution textures, high dynamic range textures
  • Real-time shadow generation with high-quality filtering and smoothing
  • High dynamic range rendering
  • Detailed vegetation system supporting individual trees, forests, and ground cover with realistic animations
  • Scalable character system with high quality character rendering and animations
  • Character system supports facial animation
  • Selectable full scene anti-aliasing (MSAA) and shader-based anti-aliasing

Environmental Effects

  • Physics-based atmospheric and cloud models
  • Physics-based sun/moon illumination model for full HDR rendering
  • Ephemeris model for celestial objects
  • Rain/Snow/Sleet
  • Wind that affects smoke, waves, and vegetation
  • Realistic ocean model supporting Beaufort scale


Other Key Features

  • Standalone tool for creating, modifying and visualizing effects in real-time
  • Standalone model viewer to visualize and test models and model features such as articulations, attach points, and animations
  • Software and hardware (genlock) multi-channel synchronization
  • Supports Scalable for software geometric correction, edge-blending and color matching
  • Client library for mission functions may be integrated directly into host applications
  • Supports hardware blending solutions
  • Runs on COTS CPU and GPU hardware
  • Advanced 3D sound engine supporting environmental DSP effects and up to 7.1 surround sound
  • Sound engine integrated directly into IG and also available as separate sound server application