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Serious Games Award Winners Named at I/ITSEC (MS&T Magazine)

Posted on December 14, 2019

After a busy four days and hundreds of visitors to the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge (SGS&C) booth at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando, Florida, the top winners from the 25 finalist games were announced at an awards ceremony during I/ITSEC. 

Why Central Florida…one more reason (Fox 35 Orlando – Ms. Lara Greenberg)

Posted on December 13, 2019

Nearly 100 Orange County teachers receive free Master’s Degrees from University of Central Florida

This duo is using AR to revolutionize Orlando’s art scene. Here’s how. (Orlando Business Journal Alex Soderstrom)

Posted on December 12, 2019

n an alleyway off Colonial Street, there’s not much to see except the backsides of buildings. But use the City Unseen app and a sculpture appears, towering over the two-story buildings. 

America is experiencing a space renaissance. And Florida is the epicenter (WJLA by Joce Sterman and Alex Brauer)

Posted on December 10, 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (SBG) — It’s been 50 years since NASA sent three men hurtling through space, bound for the moon. But in the decades that have followed, private innovators have found a way to make space exploration faster and cheaper, helping to fuel a space Renaissance in America.

Riptide Software Inc. Oviedo software firm scores $43M defense contract (Orlando Business Journal Alex Soderstrom)

Posted on December 10, 2019

Oviedo-based Riptide Software Inc. was awarded a $43 million U.S. Army contract for work related to the Targetry Range Automated Control and Recording system, a military training system. The contract is expected to be completed by Dec. 2, 2027. 

NavalX Tech Bridge at I/ITSEC

Posted on December 7, 2019

Orlando, Florida provided the perfect backdrop to bring together all six Tech Bridge locations for a quarterly summit, including the newest member, Palmetto Tech Bridge. The event also brought in participants from Office of Naval Research, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Naval Post Graduate School, Office of […]

The DoD has awarded over $20 Million to BRIDG for next generation microelectronic multichip systems.

Posted on December 5, 2019

Kissimmee, Florida – The U.S. Department of Defense’s Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment (IBAS) office has awarded BRIDG its first major federal defense contract valued at up to more than $20 million to provide a new technology for next generation microelectronic multi-chip systems that will strengthen national security and cyber resiliency for the United States […]

NCS in the I/ITSEC Show Daily

Posted on December 5, 2019

Orlando simulation companies show off latest tech at I/ITSEC 2019 (Orlando Business Journal – Alex Soderstrom)

Posted on December 2, 2019

An estimated 20,000 people will flock to Orlando this week for I/ITSEC, the world’s largest modeling, simulation and training (MS&T) trade show. The show provides a chance for companies to showcase their latest innovations in front of representatives of the industry’s top customer: 

…Florida space industry takes off …

Posted on November 28, 2019

The continued growth of Central Florida’s space industry means more jobs and subcontractor opportunities. More than 15,600 people are employed in aerospace and aviation in Central Florida, with an average annual salary of $95,831. Boeing has 30 local open positions on its website, including engineers and analysts.

Army Has High Hopes for One World Terrain Training Tool

Posted on November 25, 2019

The Army is creating a high-resolution virtual world realistic enough to help prepare troops for battles across the globe.


Posted on November 24, 2019

Lunch Sponsorship Available for Student Day to Support our Student STEM Teams Email Ms. Carla Hoskins

Your Guide to I/ITSEC 2019: This Year’s “Can’t-Miss” Experiences

Posted on November 23, 2019

The Florida High Tech Corridor gives you an early look at some events scheduled at I/ITSEC 2019. As the world’s largest event for modeling, simulation and training (MS&T), I/ITSEC offers a week full of exhibits, events, technical papers, workshops and tutorials that are carefully designed to provide attendees with meaningful takeaways and a sneak peek […]

MS&T Magazine Reveals Industry Award Winners for 2019

Posted on November 19, 2019

Military Simulation & Training Magazine (MS&T), a Halldale Group publication, proudly announces the winners of the 18th annual MS&T Industry Simulation & Training Awards after collecting over 6000 votes from its readers and subscribers. These awards serve to annually recognize companies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the training and effectiveness of US […]

Amazon Donates $15,000 to Tech Sassy Girlz – New Fulfillment Center is a High Tech Marvel

Posted on November 18, 2019

Amazon donated $15,000 to Tech Sassy Girlz, a local nonprofit supporting women in technology, in November 2018 to support the nonprofit’s mission of inspiring young women to close the opportunity and earning gap through pursuing careers in STEM. The company also provided more than $300,000 in monetary and in-kind donations to various organizations including the […]

Orlando named one of the top 10 up-and-coming tech markets

Posted on November 13, 2019

Orlando is one of North America’s up-and-coming tech markets, according to an Oct. 24 report from the CBRE Group Inc. (NYSE: CBRE)…

Other Transaction Authority (OTA) – TREX/Industry Panel Overview Minutes

Posted on November 12, 2019

Lessons Learned Military / Industry Panel and Q&A Session on Other Transaction Authority (OTA). US Army Program Executive Office (PEO) Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (STRI), supported by a panel comprised of representatives from Project Manager (PM) Soldier Training (ST), the Synthetic Training Environment (STE) and Army Contracting Command (ACC)…