08-05-2013 | RescueSim interfacing with VBS2 for civil-military and antiterrorism training
During a training session organized by the Safety Region Rotterdam Rijnmond and VSTEP, RescueSim’s new HLA compliancy and VBS2 interoperability was put into operation, showcasing civil-military and antiterrorism training possibilities. The pilot session focused on a hijack scenario, in which the participants of the Dutch military and civil emergency services were to identify threats and cope with terrorists on board a ship.
02-05-2013 | RescueSim introduces next generation Head Mounted Display for full immersion virtual incident management training
VSTEP is proud to announce that its RescueSim virtual incident management training platform is to be fully compatible with the next generation Oculus Rift Head Mounted Displays, making full immersion 3D virtual training possible for its users and opening up new training possibilities for emergency services.
08-04-2013 | RescueSim shows new HLA capability in joint UAV training simulation
At the Kooy Symposium 2013, Delft Dynamics, specialised in building unmanned helicopters, presented their Universal Simulation Platform for Unmanned Systems (USPvOS). Using this platform, groundstations from unmanned systems can be linked directly to RescueSim using High Level Architecture (HLA), thereby allowing virtual training of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operators.
25-03-2013 | RescueSim featured at the "Day of the Safety Region" and "Virtual Fires Kongress"
VSTEP and its partners will be demonstrating the best practices and added training of RescueSim at the upcoming "Day of the Safety Region" in The Hague and at the Virtual Fires Kongress in Sankt Georgen, Germany.
11-03-2013 | New video: RescueSim User Testimonial by the West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service
Watch Managers Steve Hayes and David Hyde of the West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service talk about training with RescueSim. RescueSim is currently being used by the West Sussex Fire & Rescue Service at their Incident Command Training Center in Crawley.
06-03-2013 | Caribbean Maritime Institute orders VSTEP simulators for its high tech Simulation Centre
The Caribbean Maritime Institute has ordered multiple VSTEP simulators for its new high tech simulation centre at the campus in Kingston, Jamaica. VSTEP will deliver all simulator solutions, including a NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator and a Class C Engine Room Simulator. The facility will also include VSTEP RescueSim virtual incident management simulators for realistic training of maritime incidents.
07-02-2013 | KrisRisk using RescueSim for incident response training of Swedish emergency services and safety professionals
Swedish training and solutions provider KrisRisk is the latest customer to be using the RescueSim virtual training platform. KrisRisk is using RescueSim to provide advanced incident management training to emergency services and safety professionals in the region.
18-12-2012 | VSTEP strengthens its Sales & Business Development team
VSTEP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Sales and Business Development team with Mr. Mark Polderman and Mr. Peter Walsh. Mr. Polderman joins VSTEP as Sales Director. Mr. Walsh joins VSTEP’s RescueSim team as company representative for the UK.
05-12-2012 | VSTEP signs MOU with CAE for simulation projects worldwide
Dutch simulation company VSTEP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CAE to solidify their intention to work together on simulation projects worldwide.
04-12-2012 | City of The Hague uses RescueSim for tunnel operator training
For its compulsory yearly training, the department for Roads & Tunnels of The Hague has organized three large scale tunnel incident exercises using the RescueSim virtual incident management simulator developed by VSTEP. Goal is to train tunnel operators for specific tunnel emergency response procedures and improve communication with the emergency services.