Scientists Studying How to Use Virtual Reality to Train Responders for Post-Pandemic Disasters


There’s a fire and a chemical spill—fire trucks arrive with their lights flashing, and firefighters in their heavy-duty hazardous materials (HAZMAT) suits run toward the flames. What happens next for these first responders—and how quickly and safely they stop the fire—depends on how well their training prepared them. It’s known as hazardous waste operations and […]

Charles River Analytics Awarded Epic MegaGrant to Bring Virtual and Augmented Reality Development Platform to Unreal Engine

Image for Epic Mega Grants Recipient for Charles River VIRTUOSO project.

VIRTUOSO software development kit (VSDK) will streamline device interoperability and environment interactions for developers Charles River Analytics today announced it received a MegaGrant from Epic Games to develop and maintain its Virtual Interface for Real-Time User Control during Simulated Operations (VIRTUOSO) software development kit (VSDK) for Epic Games’ Unreal Engine. The grant will support the extension […]