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LinuxPlanet: GL Studio Puts Simulators On The Desktop

Nov 27, 2006, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)

"In the latest multi-million dollar training simulators, pilots get to shoot the bad guys out of the virtual sky, while infantry men practice driving their vehicles over virtual desert terrain.

"Today's sophisticated virtual trainers immerse the soldier in ever more realistic combat situations. Simulators save equipment for the real thing and ensure that a trainee can make mistakes and still be around to learn from the experience.

"What about all the people behind the lines servicing equipment, testing systems, or performing dangerous, life-threatening jobs...?"

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