Street Factory Overview
Airbus Defence and Space focuses on military aircraft designs; and develops, delivers, and supports military aircraft and associated services. In addition to this, it designs, develops, delivers, and supports a complete range of civil and defense space systems for telecommunications, navigation, earth observations, science, and orbital systems. Airbus Defence and Space introduced its Street Factory 3D urban mapping solution in 2012. Street Factory is a fully integrated solution facilitating rapid and automatic processing of images, from aerial or street camera, for the generation of a 3D textured database and distortion-free images. The data collected by Street Factory are used in 3D modeling and visualization in fields comprising risk management, urban planning, defense, and telecommunications.
Street Factory USP
The company operates under 3 business segments, namely, Airbus commercial aircraft, defense and space, and helicopters. The company offers 3D mapping and modeling solution under Airbus Defence and Space, a division of Airbus responsible for defense and aerospace products and services. The division was formed in January 2014 during the corporate restructuring of European Aeronautic Defence and Space (EADS) and comprises the former Airbus Military, Astrium, and Cassidian divisions.