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Training day on the road

Published on June 16, 2011,144233.html By Sasha Harrinanan The Public Transport Service Corporation (PTSC) has a significant shortage of bus drivers and is in the process of recruiting 300 men and women to fill these vacancies. Deputy general manager of Operations Brian Juanette sat down with Business Day recently to discuss the on-going exercise, in which two groups are … Continued

A ride on the Oakville Transit bus simulator

Published on–a-ride-on-the-oakville-transit-bus-simulator NORTH OAKVILLE TODAY – Consider the size of your living room. Now consider driving your living room down Trafalgar Road. That’s how Oakville Transit Supervisor Doug Hawthorne describes the difficulties of driving a 40-foot bus and after a virtual test drive, this reporter agrees with that metaphor. In order to teach trainee bus drivers … Continued

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Maximizes Training Capability with FAAC Driver Training Simulator

Published on May 2, 2011

Ann Arbor, Michigan – 2 May 2011 – FAAC Incorporated, part of Arotech Corporation’s (NasdaqGM: ARTX) Training and Simulation Division, is pleased to announce the recent delivery of two of its powerful MB-1500 transit simulation systems to the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (CUMTD). FAAC delivered to CUMTD: Two MB-1500 municipal bus simulators Instructor-controlled desktop simulator … Continued

Viewpoint 3DWorkSpace” now interfaced to SimCreator

Published on February 1, 2011

February, 2011 – Arrington Research partners with Realtime Technologies, to integrate its new ViewPoint EyeTracker 3DWorkSpace” with SimCreator.  Arrington Research, Inc. has completed the integration of its new 3DWorkSpace” layer of the ViewPoint EyeTracker with Realtime Technologies, Inc. SimCreator providing a cost effective complete 360 eye tracking and head tracking solution within the driving simulator. … Continued

Simulator provides realistic training for emergencies

Published on January 25, 2011

By Noelle Hunter Staff Writer CNHI The Morehead News Tue Jan 25, 2011 Jan. 25, 2011 — At any moment, emergency personnel must be ready to respond to a crisis. This means maneuvering through traffic, hazardous road conditions and even around other response teams. The Kentucky Fire Commission trains drivers to navigate these conditions … Continued

FAAC Grant Assistance Program Now Available for Public Safety

Published on January 19, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ann Arbor, Michigan – 19 January 2011 – FAAC Incorporated is pleased to announce its participation in a program to link emergency response and public safety departments with grant funding opportunities. In today’s tough economic environment, dollars are scarce and many city and county budgets are being cut and large capital expenditures … Continued

Like the real thing: Rochester police take a spin with FAAC and IES Simulators

Published on December 6, 2010

By Jake O’Donnell — Monday, December 6, 2010 – ROCHESTER — Police training in the Lilac City could soon get a 21st-century advantage. Representatives from Michigan-based FAAC Inc. and IES Interactive Training were on hand at Rochester Police Headquarters Wednesday demonstrating their products, which included a video game-like simulator for driving and another, projector-based … Continued