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FAAC Chosen by CAPOST to Deliver 108 Advanced Law Enforcement Driving Simulators

FAAC's exclusive Vehicle Interactive Pursuit-5 (VIP-5) system is the common sense answer for instructing new and veteran police officers. Your system can include a range of functions to support these skills and others in the most realistic environment possible.



  • • perishable skills
  • • speed and space management
  • • intersection analysis
  • • split-second judgment and decision-making
  • • hazard perception
  • • adverse driving conditions
  • • pursuit management
  • • multi-tasking

Driver Cab
Effective interaction between the instructor and student, as well as true-to-life controls and components, make our cabs the most realistic in the business.

Your system can include a range of functions to support these skills and others in the most realistic environment possible.

  • • Cutdown vehicle or open-air driver cab station
  • • Up to five high-resolution flat screen displays for a full-time, geometrically correct 225ฐ field of
    view
  • • Accurate reproduction of cab components, including MDT software compatible with any laptop PC
  • • Accurate vehicle “feel,” including curb strikes, road vibration, tire scrub and camber recovery
  • • The student's judgment and decision-making skills can be exercised and evaluated by the instructor – that means instructors can allow a student to make a poor decision, then play back that decision on the simulator for discussion and reinforcement, or re-drive the same session for a successful outcome
  • • Training exercises can be paused for discussion to enhance lesson reinforcement
  • • Contains more than 60 pre-scripted training exercises originally developed for and certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Training
  • • Interchangeable cabs allow users to switch between training programs to maximize the scope and efficiency of the simulator
  • • Proprietary SmartNode™ software recreates seat bounce and vibration from acceleration and braking,turning and curb strikes
Specifications
FAAC's proprietary software system enables the student vehicle to respond to the environment and operator maneuvers, such as speed, road friction, wind and driver inputs.
  • • Footprint no larger than 10' x 5 ฝ” with a nominal eye-to-screen viewing distance of 32" (varies as a function of seat position)
  • • Components are easily disassembled and can fit through a standard 36" x 80" single door
  • • Each instructor operator station can control up to four VIP-5 simulators, so instructors can conduct coordinated response training or several individual sessions independently
  • • Windowsฎ-based computer and operating systems ensure that off-the-shelf products can be used, making upgrades simple and cost effective
  • • High fidelity, dynamic Doppler effect surround sound for continuous and asynchronous vehicle sounds to enhance acceleration, deceleration and cornering – other sounds include engine speed, road noise, tire skidding, brake application, and collisions with vehicles and other objects, such as signs, road markers, trees and buildings
Scenario Toolbox
The Scenario Toolbox is a lesson-building tool gives instructors the freedom to craft a custom exercise based on training need. For example, if your agency is experiencing a spike in right-side pedestrian knockdowns you can build a scenario that reinforces proper right-side mirror use and space management. Many agencies use the Scenario Toolbox to script lessons based on annual accident statistics. Use the Scenario Toolbox to train new and experienced drivers in a variety of skills.
  • • Re-certification
  • • Training
  • • Refresher courses
  • • Post-accident reviews
  • • Basic skills like: turns, forward planning, defensive driving
The Scenario Toolbox helps support FAAC’s highly realistic training environments with a wide array of components you can use to create your custom scenarios.
  • • Several models of student vehicles
  • • More than 60 passenger and commercial scriptable vehicles
  • • Up to four virtual worlds in which to script specific training lessons
  • • 2D development screen and 3D preview screen
  • • Objects such as tree overhangs, construction barriers, bus stops, buildings, traffic signs, etc.
  • • Traffic light and driver audio controls
Trainers can access easy-to-use features to build scenarios.
  • • Build basic fundamental scripts for new hires
  • • Create complex, advanced scripts for veteran drivers
  • • Reinforce training against specific accident types
  • • Instructors can pause scripts to discuss procedures, techniques and reinforcement
  • • Switch to overhead view to review and reinforce street-level situations
  • • Replay a student's driving lesson to discuss and reinforce what went well and what didn't