VIRTALIS’S Rear-Cabin Virtual Reality Trainer and Helicopter Crew Reality product have been successfully commissioned by Thales Australia for delivery to Australia. This delivery forms a key part of the Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) that will train the future generations of Australian Navy and Army helicopter pilots at the Joint Helicopter School at HMAS Albatross … Continued

Visionary Render

Visionary Render 2 has the potential to become THE software for Industry 4.0. This is because, as well as all the power to work collaboratively on massive models in Virtual Reality in real-time, our new version features a whole host of features which together add up to a powerful tool that enables continuous creation capable … Continued

Ron Dearing UTC Invests in Virtalis VR

Less than a term old, the Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC) in Hull has just invested in a range of VR technology from Virtalis. Vice-Principal, Steve Willacy commented: “VR is a key technology for us and these systems have been paid for by Green Port Hull – our regional growth fund.  The fund works … Continued

VR Radiotherapy Teaching at The University of Applied Sciences, Vienna

A combination of a Virtalis ActiveWall and Virtual Environment Radiotherapy Training (VERT) software is enabling radiotherapy treatments to be taught using VR technology, completely eliminating both time pressure and danger to patients. Already in use at leading teaching hospitals across the world, most especially in the UK, the latest institution to take delivery of a … Continued

Haptic Cow and Horse Building Confidence at University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria has just invested in haptic technology, in the shape of Haptic Cow and Haptic Horse from Virtalis for its Faculty of Veterinary Science. “The Skills Laboratory at the Faculty of Veterinary Science sought funding from the South African Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) for a haptic system, … Continued

Virtalis Creates Emergency Medicine ActiveCurve at University of Duisburg-Essen

Virtalis has designed and installed a 270o ActiveCurve, based on six LED single chip projectors to help in the teaching of Emergency Medicine at the University of Duisburg-Essen.  This non-stereo ActiveCurve fosters an enormous sense of immersion as it displays images at a real-life 1:1 scale and wraps round the users. Andreas Fidrich, the tutor … Continued

VIRTALIS Awarded Contract to provide Virtual Reality Helicopter Training

Virtalis has been awarded the contract to provide two Virtual Reality (VR) simulators to Lockheed Martin in support of the Ascent Joint Venture charged with delivering the UK Military Flying Training System (UKMFTS). The Ascent commercial partnership comprising Lockheed Martin and Babcock, won the UKMFTS contract from the UK’s Ministry of Defence in 2008. Ascent … Continued

Edge Hill’s New Tech Hub Will Boast First 4K ActiveCube

Edge Hill University is set to unveil its Virtalis ActiveCube, the first 4k “CAVE” in the UK, on 19th October. The state-of-the-art, multi-walled Virtual Reality (VR) Suite is a key element within the University’s new £13 million Technology Hub. The Tech Hub will be officially opened by entrepreneur and former Chairman, President and CEO of … Continued

Utrecht University Experiences The Haptic Horse

One of the largest veterinary schools in the world, Utrecht University, has recently installed Haptic Horse from Virtalis. Dr Mathijs Theelen, assistant professor in equine internal medicine, commented: “Our combined Haptic Horse and Cow was installed in April and we have already integrated these into our teaching schedule as part of our Pre-Clinical Week.  All … Continued

Virtalis Partners With Granite Energy

Virtalis has teamed up with Granite Energy to bring Virtual Reality (VR) technology to the Scottish Oil & Gas sector and to governmental departments with responsibility for infrastructure. MD of Aberdeen-based market development company, Granite Energy, Paul Paterson, said: “The use of VR technology has great potential for cost cutting across core areas of design, … Continued