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Pitch Technologies Awarded Epic MegaGrant

Pitch Technologies is proud to announce the receipt of a substantial award from the 100 M$ Epic Games MegaGrant fund. The grant enables Pitch to develop new technologies for combining its leading simulation capabilities, based on open standards, with the Unreal Engine. The result will be an architecture that makes game-based simulation and training more distributed, high-performing and secure. “Our collaboration with Epic Games will

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Join us online at the Pitch Café…

Take the time to catch up on the latest distributed simulation technologies with Pitch. We will be hosting free webinars on a series of topics related to distributed simulation. See below for more information on upcoming sessions. Webinar presentations and demonstrations will be approximately 30 minutes long followed by Q&A with experts. You can sign up by clicking on the desired session / time slot

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Pitch And Vocavio Introduce New Communication Analytics Capability To Synthetic Training

[Linkoping, Sweden & Bristol, United Kingdom : 17 June 2020] Vocavio Technologies has announced the availability of their vCONNECT plug-in for Pitch Talk, a real-time interface to Pitch Technologies’ simulated radio/intercom software product Pitch Talk. Vocavio’s plug-in ingests Pitch Talk’s audio streams into their vCONNECT analytics platform, for near real-time analysis of team communication performances in synthetic training environments. The vCONNECT platform from Vocavio assesses

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Home Working Package from Pitch

As Work From Home is becoming the new norm for majority of us in the midst of coronavirus outbreak, we anticipate more support calls than normal in the coming months. We want to do everything we can to continue to support you in these exceptional circumstances so that you can carry on with business as usual as much as possible. Pitch’s Home Working Package offers:

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Pitch France New Office in Paris

Pitch Technologies in France is happy to announce our new address in central Paris, from February 2020: Full address: Pitch Technologies 8 Rude de la Michodière 75002 Paris – France Tel: +33 (0)1 55 43 13 36 Welcome!

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Pitch completed exercise support for Swedish Army ASÖ 19

In September, Pitch provided system configuration and management plus exercise support for ASÖ 19, a week-long Swedish Army staff exercise involving 454 participants at 3 sites, engaging brigade staffs to develop ground tactical capabilities. Major Björn Lahger, head of the Swedish Army’s staff training facility at Markstridsskolan (Ground Combat School) said, “Pitch has provided a necessary support to us, to be able to conduct the

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Pitch Delivers Secure Simulation Infrastructure to the UK Royal Air Force

LONDON, Nov. 20, 2019 – Pitch Technologies is delighted to announce that it was awarded a long-term contract from the prime contractor, Boeing Defence UK, to deliver simulation infrastructure tools and support services for the development of Royal Air Force’s (RAF) new multi-year training programme called “Gladiator”.  The programme is the pathfinder to a series of future training systems programmes establishing RAF’s future simulation based operational

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Open HLA Training Courses

Pitch’s HLA training courses teach the fundamental and advanced parts of HLA through a mix of lectures and hands-on lab exercises. Two upcoming HLA training courses in Europe still have room for a few additional students. HLA Hands On Open Course – France Date/Location: 15-17 October, Paris Contact: Patrick Penot, patrick.penot@pitch.se The course will be in French. HLA Hands On Open Course – UK Date/Location:

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Let’s talk distributed simulation for Medical Training!

From Point of Injury to En-Route Care – A standardized and modular object model using High Level Architecture (HLA). Join us with Damon Curry presenting his paper at ITEC 2019. 16 May 2019 | 11:30 – 12:00 | Theatre 2 | Technologies and Architectures The paper will describe results of a US Dept of Defense sponsored study to apply modeling and simulation to medical training

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We look forward to welcoming you at ITEC 2019!

This year ITEC is celebrating its 30th anniversary and what’s more it’s in the capital of cool in Scandinavia, Stockholm. Join us in the celebrations in Swedish style. Pitch will be pleased to demonstrate and discuss how our solutions can help you simulate the bigger picture.

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HLA 4 and Space FOM – Read our latest papers and stay up to date!

Pitch is actively involved in standards development, like HLA 4, Space Reference FOM and Realtime Platform Reference FOM 3. We continuously share insights into these standards at conferences, seminars and papers. We have just uploaded our latest papers on topics like “New object modeling opportunities in HLA 4”, “Developing Space Reference FOM Federation Agreements” and “Lessons Learned from Distributing Video over an HLA Backbone”. To

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Pitch Products Showcase: Talk, AAR, Media streaming and more

Here is a summary of some of the most important demos that we gave at I/ITSEC 2018. Please contact Pitch or our distributors if you want more information. Communications training using Pitch Talk which is now the foundation of Bohemia Interactive Simulations’ VBS Radio. You can now interoperate between your simulations and VBS using Pitch Talk; Build your own Pitch Talk clients; Develop and plug

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New LVC Tutorial at I/ITSEC in Orlando

Are you planning to visit I/ITSEC 2018 in Orlando? If so, don’t miss these tutorials LVC Interoperability 101 Damon Curry from Pitch will present LVC interoperability 101 on Monday the 26th of Nov at 12:45 in room S-320C (third floor, above the exhibit hall). The tutorial is intended for decision makers who have recently started work in the area of distributed simulation and need a

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MASA Group to Integrate Pitch Talk in SWORD

Masa Group and Pitch Technologies, two specialists in COTS simulation products, join forces to launch an integrated solution for constructive training. It is based on their respective products, the MASA Group SWORD and Pitch Technologies´ Pitch Talk, Pitch Recorder and Pitch pRTI. This integrated solution, offers users, a constructive simulation, a communications simulation with voice and text, as well as a fully synchronized after action

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BISim to Integrate Pitch Talk for VBS

Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim), a global developer of advanced military simulation and training software, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Pitch Technologies, a leading supplier of commercial tools and services to the modelling and simulation community, to bundle Pitch Talk with BISim’s desktop training software products starting with VBS3. VBS Radio and VBS Radio Pro will be upgraded to use Pitch Talk

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Pitch Booster 2.3 Released!

Pitch Booster interconnects simulations at different sites, through firewalls (authorized by network security, of course), and over slow or unreliable communication links. Version 2.3 adds new features, especially for power users: Secure remote administration, Additional configuration controls for IPv4/IPv6, port settings, etc., Shareable enterprise configuration does not expose the configuration of internal networks, and New instrumentation to monitor and tune data flow.

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Multi 4k Video over HLA

Fifteen 4K HD videos, streaming at 60 Hertz frame rate, carried over HLA via Pitch Media Streamer and recorded in realtime by Pitch Recorder, in a test Control Room/AAR/Debrief rig. After 40 minutes, Pitch Recorder had saved 190 gigabytes of video. The image (left) shows a similar application. For security reasons, Pitch’s customer did not allow photographs to be taken of their site and its

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Pitch Talk 3.0 adds Client SDK, DIS Gateway and more

Pitch is proud to announce Pitch Talk version 3.0. Building on the success of Pitch Talk 2, currently in use in major international projects, many new features are added: Develop customized clients using the new Client SDK for C++ and Java Interoperate with third party DIS radios using the new RPR/DIS Gateway Define radio channels with both free and preset frequencies Add configurable noise levels

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New papers on Tactical Data Link Simulation, Space FOM and HLA 4

Our recent papers from the January 2018 SISO workshop are now available on our Papers page. The paper “Improving Tactical Data Link Simulation Standards To Better Support LVC Exercises” discusses how current standards should be updated to better support the simulation requirements of flight simulation sites and improve interoperability with other simulation sites while maintaining interoperability with real Tactical Data Link networks. The paper “Design

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Virtual Air Mobility Operations Training via HLA

At the conference and exhibition on “Training and Training Resources for Air Mobility Operations” hosted by the German Army in Celle, Germany, Telespazio VEGA Deutschland successfully demonstrated the interoperability of their existing Cockpit Procedure Trainer (CPT) for the CH-53GA helicopter of the German Air Force with Virtual Battlespace (VBS3). By using Pitch Technologies pRTI and Developer Studio C++ to implement an HLA interface for the

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SimDef 2017 : HLA for dynamic vehicle testing

During the SimDef 2017 Conference, hosted by ENSTA (Paris), the French “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA), Thales and Pitch Technologies will jointly present “Use of simulation tools for dynamic tests with vehicles”. For more information, see:  http://simdef-adis.fr/?q=simdef-2017-conferences  

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Pitch’s advanced HLA/DIS Gateway

Pitch is proud to announce Pitch DIS Adapter version 3.0 with support for  advanced filtering and inspection features, this makes it the leading COTS HLA/DIS gateway on the market. Additional features include support for floating licenses, a popular licensing solution for our Enterprise level customers. All of Pitch products with DIS capabilities support RPR2 FOM defined data for DIS versions 4 through 7.

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Evolving Standards

Pitch is leading the development of HLA 4. New capabilities will include service-oriented structure for cloud computing, and enhancements in scalability and extensibility. HLA 4 will take simulation in many domains to new levels.   All over the world, RPR FOM 2 is the most used Federation Object Model for defense and security. Building upon the success of RPR FOM 2, Pitch leads the development

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Pitch’s Global Simulation Arena

Pitch provides customers and partners a globally accessible, always online, distributed simulation network (“backbone”) called the “Global Simulation Arena” (GSA). Pitch’s GSA is a 24/7 HLA network that hosts HLA Federations where GSA users can develop, test, and demonstrate their HLA Federates. For free. For example, a user developing just one HLA Federate can join a large Federation in order to test the user’s Federate

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Pitch Powers the new VBS Gateway

VBS Gateway is a user-friendly gateway application for VBS3, which allows for interoperability using HLA, DIS and CIGI protocols. Bohemia Interactive Simulations utilized Pitch Technologies’ Developer Studio to create VBS Gateway. Developer Studio generates C++ and Java code, supports any domain or FOM (Federated Object Model), and supports common RTIs and all HLA versions.

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The Swedish Air Force Door Gunner Prototype

The Swedish Air Force successfully demonstrated their Door Gunner Trainer Prototype at the recent Air Defence days at the Malmen Air Base. The event was one part of the celebration of the Swedish Air Force 90 year anniversary. The Trainer Prototype takes advantage of COTS technology and Open Standards to deliver low cost tactical and procedural training. Pitch Technologies hosted the trainer in their booth at the event. Over

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Pitch Products Support the New RPR FOM 2.0

The most widely used federation object model used in defense simulation is the Real-Time Platform Reference FOM, standardized by SISO. The RPR FOM is also part of the NATO Education and Training FOM (NETN FOM). Pitch has lead the development of the latest version, RPR FOM 2.0, that has now been released. The best way to develop your own RPR FOM extensions is to use

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