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Author Topic: What's the relationship between vieWTerra and Outerra?  (Read 1904 times)


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What's the relationship between vieWTerra and Outerra?
« on: March 18, 2012, 02:14:09 pm »

if there is one.

vieWTerra has the same premise as Outerra except it's payware. And because it views itself as a tool used by companies it charges accordingly ($600 :/)


but in fairness, it is considerably further ahead with weather systems, roads, cities, different terrains, more vehicles and much more detailed geographic formations.



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Re: What's the relationship between vieWTerra and Outerra?
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2012, 02:39:02 pm »

None. Technologically or else.

AFAIK, it's a streaming engine like FSX, with some pluses and minuses over it. Only the modeled areas are refined to ground level detail, taking a huge space. Like FSX bound by the CPU->GPU bridge.

A big advantage for commercial use is that it can use existing imagery databases that these customers usually already have purchased.