NASA chooses PrismTech data sharing platforms for national air traffic management project

PrismTech´s intelligent data sharing platforms Vortex OpenSplice, Vortex Cloud, and Vortex Fog have been selected by NASA for use in the SMART-NAS (Shadow Mode Assessment Using Realistic Technologies for the National Airspace System) project, the company said.

SMART-NAS is an air traffic management simulation project designed to accelerate the transformation of the National Airspace System, one of the most complex systems for controlling commercial, military, and general aviation aircraft in the world.

In this effort, SMART-NAS aims to explore and enable plug-and-play alternative concepts, technologies and architectures for deployment in the NAS.

Vortex OpenSplice, Cloud and Fog data sharing platforms provide scalability, dynamic discovery, qualities of service, and tooling capabilities required by the system.

PrismTech is a global leader in software platforms for distributed systems. Its customers deliver systems for the Internet of Things, the Industrial Internet and advanced wireless communications.

PrismTech supplies the data connectivity solutions, tools, and professional services its customers need to build systems with platform coverage, performance, scalability, efficiency, flexibility, and robustness. Its customers service many market sectors, including industrial automation, energy, healthcare, transportation, smart cities, financial services, aerospace, and defense.