Directly controlled by the simulator host, CAE's image generators, such as the CAE Medallion™-6000XR, process the synthetic environments and drive the display system to ensure fully-correlated visual, motion, radar, instrument and real-time responses to every trainee action or instructor command.
The CAE Medallion-6000XR is the latest member of CAE's powerful Medallion image generator family and was developed with full support for the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) CDB (formally known as Common Database). CAE's Medallion-6000XR image generator builds on the proven features and performance of CAE's long-standing Medallion-6000 family of image generator solutions tailored for the military market. CAE's Medallion-6000XR leverages the latest commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) graphics processors and includes enhanced features aimed at supporting a highly realistic and immersive synthetic environment for a variety of applications.
The CAE Medallion-6000XR image generator provides the following new features and training benefits:
CAE Medallion-6000XR includes
features to model battlefield mission areas to an exceptional level of detail.
Models of other vehicles in the scenario act as friendly or opposing forces, and
support moving parts such as wheels, tracks, turrets and weapons. The visualization
includes effective shadowing, realistic smoke effects modelling, and
persistence of battlefield effects such as tank/wheel tracks.
A comprehensive weather model is
provided that includes the effect of wind, fog, clouds, and a range of
precipitation, all controllable by the instructor to support training under variable