Orlando, Fla. (October 16, 2017) – Serious Simulations has contracted with an undisclosed prime contractor for a NATO-member Army to provide its unique, virtual reality dismounted soldier simulators to train Infantry personnel.
The company, in business only three years, has sold numerous simulator tracking systems, real-to-simulated weapon conversion kits, and wireless head mounted displays. This new international contract is the first for all of these products, integrated as a full suite of individual and small group training technologies, and brand-named ready2trainTM. The contract is expected to yield up to $10 million over the next three to five years, and will grow the small business with at least two additional full-time positions and multiple sub-contracting positions.
“We are very excited about winning this contract award as the official technology solution for an important fielding of professional-grade combat simulators,” says Army veteran Christopher Chambers, CEO and founder of Serious Simulations. “This opportunity marks the first time we will deploy our ready2train integrated system into a NATO army and assist in the training of vital combat tasks in fully immersive virtual reality environments.”
The ready2trainTM simulators in this contract are very unique. The first delivery is comprised of completely wireless simulators, benefitting from the company’s extensive research and development in wireless virtual reality head mounted displays, and other wireless devices. The wireless approach alleviates the high cost and need for backpack computers or other man-wearable processors. This patented approach enables trainees to use complete freedom of movement and the option to use 100% of their combat gear, including real weapons, in the simulator.
The total contract also includes other custom designed versions of ready2trainTM, including a wired model that has an overhead wire management system. Other deliverables include custom data sensor kits for real and simulated weapons, custom wired to wireless conversion kits, custom wireless and wired head mounted displays, and integration of Serious Simulations’ unique Inverse Kinematic software, which enables human motion tracking in Virtual Battlespace 3.
This contract represents an early and major business milestone for the young and rapidly growing company.
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For more information media should contact –
Christopher Chambers, Serious Simulations 407-538-1927, firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol Ann Dykes, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-207-7426, Carolann.email@example.com
Alan Byrd, Alan Byrd & Associates, 407-415-8470, Alan@ByrdConnections.com
About Serious Simulations, LLC
Serious Simulations LLC, an Orlando based Veteran Owned simulation business, designs immersive training systems using custom made hardware and software components for specific skill training needs, combined with motion tracking systems, wireless communications devices, wireless display technologies and commercial game engines. It produces wireless video technology and wireless head/helmet mounted displays (HMDs) with very high resolutions and wide fields of view. The industry-leading wireless HMDs, and wireless VR add-ons, are available separately or as components of Serious Simulations’ professional grade VR training systems for military, police, emergency responders, and professional grade entertainment experiences. The company is a partner in the Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR) network. For more information, visit our web site at www.serioussimulations.com . Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org.