Serious Simulations Wins International “GOOD DESIGN” Award

Orlando, Fla. – For more than six decades, the GOOD DESIGN Award, given annually by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press, has showcased the best industrial, product and graphic design from around the world.

Winners include major Fortune 500 companies and start-ups from dozens of countries. In the past, everything from a paperclip to a NASA space ship has been recognized.

This year, Orlando-based Serious Simulations’ Peripheral Vision Immersive Display (PVID Pro) was chosen as one of the top designs of any product in the world.

The headset is “breaking new ground in design and performance, and arguably provides the most realistic VR experience to date,” according to the judges. “The PVID Pro VR Headset is truly an unprecedented innovation in Virtual Reality (VR).”he headset was the result of a design partnership with Peter Solomon Design, but the technology is proprietary to Serious Simulations. It is the world’s first and only wireless, extremely wide field of view, high resolution head mounted display of virtual reality.

“Our team is very excited about this award.  recognition helps further showcase the infinite possibilities associated with our technological advancements in virtual reality,” says Christopher Chambers, CEO, Serious Simulations.

“Our innovations in professional level VR experiences enable  use of this technology, such as critical  training for our military, as well as professional sports skill enhancement, a variety of commercial technical training tasks, and even high level entertainment,” stated Chambers.

The PVID Pro was selected in the electronics category of the awards. Other winners in that category include notable names such as Google, Hewlett-Packard and Logitech.

The Chicago Athenaeum’s description of the PVID Pro can be found here.

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For more information media should contact –

Christopher Chambers, Serious Simulations 407-538-1927,

Carol Ann Dykes Logue, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-207-7426,

Alan Byrd, Alan Byrd & Associates, 407-415-8470,

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 .   Inquiries:      

About the UCF Business Incubation Program: The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped more than 390 local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.

With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs.  For the 2014/15 and 2015/16 fiscal years, the activities of these participating firms have helped sustain more than 4,710 local jobs and have had a cumulative impact of more than $725 million on regional GDP and more than $1.3 billion on regional sales. During the same period, the program has returned $7.41 for every $1 invested in the program. For more information, visit