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Gregg County workers take crash course in better driving with FAAC simulator

Published on August 9, 2019

Gregg County workers take crash course in better driving with FAAC simulator
A consultant with the Texas Association of Counties instructed about 20 drivers over a two-day period at the Pct. 4 Barn in Kilgore. Pct. 4 Commissioner Shannon Brown invited the TAC after learning about the service, which has shown to practically eliminate driving incidents within the first six months of training, driving simulator consultant Don … Continued

MILO RANGE TRAINING SYSTEMS RECEIVES $2.5M IN U.S. AIR FORCE CONTRACT AWARDS

Published on October 23, 2018

Ann Arbor, Michigan – October 23, 2018 – MILO Range Training Systems, a unit of Arotech Corporation’s [NasdaqGM: ARTX] Training and Simulation Division, announced that it has received new awards totaling $2.5M from the U.S. Air Force (USAF). The orders include MILO Range Theater 300, MILO Theater 180, and MILO Range Advanced systems.   The training … Continued

AROTECH’S FAAC INCORPORATED RECEIVES AWARD VALUED AT $1.9M TO CONTINUE SUPPORT OF TAIWAN TRAINING RANGE

Published on July 31, 2018

Ann Arbor, Michigan – July 27, 2018 – FAAC Incorporated, a subsidiary of Arotech Corporation’s [NasdaqGM: ARTX] Training and Simulation Division, announced that it has received an award to continue software support and improvement efforts for the Taiwan Training Range. The contract is valued at $1.9M with a period of performance of three years. FAAC … Continued

UConn To Study Self-Driving Cars With New Realtime Technologies Simulator

Published on July 23, 2018

UConn To Study Self-Driving Cars With New Realtime Technologies Simulator
A Michigan technology company rebuilt the 2014 midsize sedan into a full-scale driving simulator for UConn, one of just a few schools in the country to have one. “We’re able to really trying to push the limits and boundaries of existing technology purely through simulation to allow people to experience what the future of driving … Continued

Officers use high-tech chase simulators to train

Published on April 6, 2018

  The Texas Association on Counties uses a FAAC driving simulator that replicates situations officers may encounter in the real world like texting and driving, loss of brakes and high chase pursuits. Full article on KHOU.com here.

Reporter takes turn in driver’s seat for high-speed chase

Published on December 15, 2017

Reporter takes turn in driver’s seat for high-speed chase
Stationed at the West Central Texas Council of Governments facility on Loop 322, the simulator was part of a program giving police officers a chance to train safely their minds and bodies. It’s not just high-speed chases, though as a member of the public, that certainly was my interest. Instead, the simulator allowed officers attending the … Continued

How TTC uses training simulator to train safer operators.

Published on October 6, 2017

How TTC uses training simulator to train safer operators.
‘Any training moment we can dream up’ “Here we can create any training moment that we can dream up,” Lionel Jordan explained, “like training somebody in August how to operate in a snowstorm.” Read the full article on CBC here 

Mind Wandering is Common During Driving

Published on September 7, 2017

Mind Wandering is Common During Driving
Researchers in the United States have investigated mind wandering in volunteers during a driving simulation. When prompted at random during the simulation, the volunteers reported mind wandering 70% of the time. Using electrophysiological measurements, the researchers could identify specific changes in brain patterns when the volunteers were mind wandering. Read more at EurekaAlert  

New training simulator at Macomb Community College prepares future police to handle force

Published on August 14, 2017

New training simulator at Macomb Community College prepares future police to handle force
WARREN, Mich. – A new simulator at Macomb Community College simulates situations police officers could face while on duty to train them for encounters where they may need to decide whether or not to use force. Full article and video here

FAAC’s DrivingForce® Simulation System Deployed for 2013 ILEETA Challenge

Published on April 25, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI – For the second year FAAC Incorporated’s DrivingForce® technology is being used to conduct the ILEETA Challenge competition at the upcoming ILEETA Conference in Wheeling, IL. The ILEETA Challenge is an integrated physical exertion, driving, and force options competition. Judges will score the event on factors such as … Continued