Introducing The Tech-Savvy Guide to Virtual Simulation

This Tech-Savvy Guide takes a scenic route through the fundamental elements of virtual simulation. Each stretch of the road takes you through a component of a simulator — using beautiful illustrations and plain language to explain the choices within that affect the overall fidelity, or quality, of the simulation.

Virtual Simulation is the use of simulation to immerse a person in a 3D synthetic environment to engage in learning experiences. The principle of virtual simulation is to use first-person interactive scenarios and environments that reflect real-life situations to train, experiment, and study.

If you’re new to simulation, this document is a great way to get up to speed and to help you keep up with the experts around you. If you’re a 25-year veteran in the Modeling & Simulation industry, We think you’ll find ways to take your simulations to the next level. We hope you'll use it as a reference when having conversations about your projects, when planning new projects, and when specifying projects for others.

Download the guide and discover:

  • The value of sight, sound and touch in your user interface.
  • Cost versus fidelity trade-offs between effects-based modeling and physics-based modeling.
  • How the image generator works with the ownship simulation to create an immersive environment.
  • How to tell which terrain database characteristics add value to the simulation.
  • A really clear explanation of how optical sensors work.
  • How standards work to connect simulators into small and large networks.

...and so much more.

If you aren't tech-savvy when you begin, you will be by the time you finish. Ready to go along for the ride?


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