NCS News Desk

New electronic warfare trainer preps next generation aviators

Posted on August 13, 2008 in General News,

8/5/2008 – RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas — In today’s advanced simulated gaming world available through Wiis, iPhones and Xboxes, the 563rd Flying Training Squadron trumped them all when it unveiled the new-and-improved T-25 Simulated Electronic Combat Training Unit at a ribbon-cutting ceremony here Aug. 1.  Click here to read the article

Posted on August 7, 2008 in General News,

The Full Sail Simulation club is proud to announce the release of .  “This web portal will help build the relationship between Full Sail students and the MS&T industry”, said Eric Preisz, the Simulation Club faculty sponsor and department chair for architecture in the game development bachelors degree program. The website displays student resumes, […]

Mixed reality uses a combination of virtual images and reality.

Posted on March 5, 2008 in General News,

Florida Trend has an article about some uses for virtual reality. The problem: Retraining the victim of a brain injury how to function in his own kitchen without exposing him to sharp objects or hot burners. The solution: Take pictures of the injured person’s actual kitchen. Build a bare-bones dummy version of the kitchen in […]

It's good to see the comp-sim industry continue to grow

Posted on January 7, 2008 in General News,

From the Orlando Sentinel: “Central Florida leaders united in 2005 to persuade the feds to keep open the military center that anchors the region’s computer modeling, simulation and training industry. That achievement didn’t spark the celebrations that have accompanied other economic-development successes, but it keeps paying benefits. “ The complete article can be viewed at:,0,5388774.storyVisit […]

Army contractors compete for simulator-training deal

Posted on January 3, 2008 in General News,

From the Orlando Sentinel: “Fresh from the largest award in its history, Central Florida’s simulation industry is mobilizing to compete for another mammoth deal in 2008.”  The complete article can be viewed at:,0,2680031.story Visit at

Medical, defense fields may join in simulation work

Posted on January 3, 2008 in General News,

From the Orlando Sentinel: “Boosted by an infusion of more than $1 million, the region’s defense training industry is launching a “center of excellence” to extend computer-based simulation training into the medical field, industry officials said this week.” The complete article can be viewed at:,0,2915692.story Visit at