29-03-2012 | VSTEP invited @ the Korean Serious Games Seminar. Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs becomes a virtual RescueSim firefighter.
VSTEP was invited by the Dutch Embassy to demonstrate its RescueSim Virtual Incident Management Platform during the Korean Serious Games Seminar in Seoul, South Korea.
02-02-2012 | Amsterdam Airport Schiphol selects RescueSim virtual reality technology to prepare its emergency services for airport incidents
RescueSim selected as Shiphol airport's virtual training tool of choice, allowing the airport’s emergency services to simulate a wide range of airport incidents and practice their response strategies.
15-12-2011 | Next gen RescueSim project entering development phase after successful evaluation by Dutch government
VSTEP’s RescueSim Next Generation project granted access to the development phase of the Dutch government's SBIR competition.
14-12-2011 | Successful RescueSim gold command training for the Shropshire Fire & Rescue Services
Shropshire F&R Service (UK) uses the RescueSim virtual emergency platform for their high level gold command incident training.
24-11-2011 | Realistic air crash disaster training in Zaanstreek-Waterland using RescueSim
Emergency services use RescueSim during a successful large-scale exercise of a plane crash in the Zaanstreek-Waterland safety region.
18-11-2011 | VSTEP and GAIST demonstrating RescueSim Virtual Emergency Response Trainer at the Emergency Services Show 2011.
On 23-24 November 2011, VSTEP and UK partner GAIST will be demonstrating the RescueSim Emergency Response Trainer during the Emergency Services Show 2011 in Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, UK.
02-11-2011 | Disaster Management and response in the Netherlands - RescueSim featured in Ambulance Today
Ambulance Today Magazine posted an extensive article about the Dutch Emergency Response Services featuring RescueSim.
27-10-2011 | Municipality of Chengdu (China) selects RescueSim to prepare its emergency services
At an official signing ceremony at the Chengdu City Hall in China, the Municipality of Chengdu and VSTEP signed a Letter of Intent to build an extensive emergency response training system using the RescueSim virtual training platform. The agreement follows a successful 18 month feasibility study by the Chengdu Office of Emergency Management and VSTEP and its partners.
14-10-2011 | VSTEP launches forest & heath land fire training for RescueSim
Training & Simulation developer VSTEP has developed a new ‘Forest & heath land fire’ module for its virtual emergency training platform RescueSim. This new module allows emergency services to create and train specific forest and nature fire incidents.
06-10-2011 | VSTEP launches virtual training environment for earthquake disasters
In cooperation with the Chengdu Municipality, VSTEP introduces a new earthquake disaster training environment for RescueSim. The new environment allows emergency response professionals to prepare and operate effectively after earthquakes.