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

Published on December 15, 2017

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

Taking a Front Seat to Technology at New Flyer’s Vehicle Innovation Center

Published on December 1, 2017

During the October grand opening ceremony of the VIC, a manufacturing lab and training facility for new-technology buses, I drove a simulation bus used for operator training. It opened my eyes to the challenges bus operators face every day, even though my track was mostly obstacle free. Moreover, I took a front seat to the … Continued

How TTC uses training simulator to train safer operators.

Published on October 6, 2017

‘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 

Sheriff’s office issues new driving simulation course to deputies

Published on September 26, 2017

  Ector County Sheriff’s Office deputies are currently undergoing a new training course making use of a FAAC driving simulator, to better prepare them when they are out on patrol. Read full article here  

Perth County Paramedic Services hosts first-ever virtual reality simulation competition with participants from all over Ontario

Published on May 11, 2017

Perth County Paramedic Services hosts first-ever virtual reality simulation competition with participants from all over Ontario. They used Rescue Sim’s incident command simulator to work through a mass casualty incident. Full article at StratfordBeaconHerald.com

Reaching Students’ Affective Domain of Learning – Firefighter Training

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Many of us have sat through hundreds of lectures. What does it take to become involved and active in the learning process? For many, the hands-on practical skills are necessary to pull everything together. To become truly engaged, however, firefighters must care about the subject being presented. By Philip Duczyminski See full article in Fire … Continued

FAAC Builds Industry’s First Vertical Screen Array for Transit Driving Simulators New Viewing Concept Expands Instructors’ Capability; Adds Functional Realism

Published on April 27, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI – FAAC’s new vertically optimized screen array is being deployed for the first time after a recent contract award in Ontario. Company engineers have developed a configuration for very large format flat panel monitors, installed vertically to create a ‘sidewalk-to-sky’ viewing angle. The transit application of this engineering … Continued
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