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BridgeNet International Awarded Aviation Week and Space Technology's Innovation Challenge Award for VOLANS Software(March 22, 2012)
NEWPORT BEACH, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/22/12 -- BridgeNet International, which specializes in airport environmental, airspace and procedure modeling, won Aviation Week and Space Technology's 2012 Innovation Challenge in the Software category for its 3D VOLANS application. Aviation Week's Innovation Challenge recognizes and promotes the groundbreaking work being done within the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry. Winners of the eight Innovation Challenge categories were presented with their awards at an event presided over by Aviation Week's President Gregory Hamilton and Editor-in-Chief Anthony Velocci and acknowledged at the Aviation Week Laureate Awards Banquet.
"We were honored to win this prestigious award from the industry's leaders and fellow innovators," said Paul Dunholter, president, BridgeNet International. "VOLANS visually translates complex NextGen ATM technologies and programs and graphically demonstrates the capacity, efficiency, economic, and environmental benefits."
VOLANS is an Internet-based rapid prototyping application to create, evaluate and display flight procedures in 3D. The software is being used by air traffic organizations and airports to visualize Next Generation surveillance and navigation technology and to graphically demonstration the Today/Tomorrow difference. Complex programs such as Performance Based Navigation (PNB) can be visualized to enhance understanding by graphically illustrating the technology, how it is different and what are the benefits.
VOLANS is currently used by three international air navigation service providers and three airports in the United States, San Francisco International Airport, Truckee Tahoe Airport and Jackson Hole Airport for the evaluation and communication of NextGen technology and procedures.
About BridgeNet International
BridgeNet International is an acoustical and airspace consulting firm specializing in the design, implementation and management of customized software and service solutions for the industry, airport noise-abatement programs, and airport environmental issues. BridgeNet International is dedicated to providing experienced and leading acoustical engineering services and airspace simulation to industries and businesses in which noise management, analysis, reporting and abatement methods are demanded. Its headquarters are in Newport Beach, Calif.
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