VRSim Ships and Installs First SimSpray™

EAST HARTFORD, CT (January, 2011) – VRSim announced the first SimSpray™ unit has been installed at the Richland Correctional Institution in Mansfield, Ohio.

 

“I am happy to put our first spray paint simulation with the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC). We believe that the use of virtual reality provides benefits to the ODRC vocational training programs. To allow inmates to develop skills that have real world applicability where they can be gainfully employed is a huge benefit to the ODRC and society. VRSim is excited to be a small part of that process,” said Matthew Wallace, CEO and President of VRSim. ODRC has helped over 12,000 inmates complete career-technical (vocational) trades training.

 

SimSpray is a cost effective, portable, stand-alone training appliance designed to augment traditional educational methods. Instructors get objective feedback from the system while trainees have the ability to do more repetitions without the added costs of materials, consumables, and energy. Using SimSpray, students hold a custom spray gun and wear a helmet while working in an interactive, computer generated environment. Painters learn better techniques, faster and with less waste.

 

About VRSim, Inc.

 

VRSim, Inc. is a rapidly growing technology company headquartered in East Hartford, CT. VRSim creates virtual reality training systems designed to enhance basic skills training for military and defense organizations, industrial trades, and education and research groups. Using technology from the gaming industry, coupled with state of the art tracking systems and graphics rendering, VRSim produces training systems that are easy to use, fully-immersive, and provide a realistic learning environment. VRSim is the power behind training systems including SimWelder™, VRTEX™ 360 and SimSpray™. The U.S. Army, Lincoln Electric, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Northrop Grumman, University of Alaska System, Edison Welding Institute and the Federal Bureau of Prisons are some of the prominent organizations using VRSim’s products and services.

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Rebecca McKnight; 860-893-0080; rebecca.mcknight@vrsim.net

 

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