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Over 100 Industry and government leaders attended the Opening Ceremony for Serious Simulations
Chris Chambers of Serious Simulations (left) and Gordon Hogan of UCF BIP
Serious Simulations Announces Opening and First I/ITSEC Show
Opening of Headquarters in Central Florida Research Park
ORLANDO, Fla. - (Nov. xx, 2014) - Serious Simulations, LLC an innovative provider of human motion based, mixed and virtual reality training systems for the military, law enforcement, firefighting, and medical communities hosted an opening ceremony at its new facility located in East Orlando’s Central Florida Research Park, (considered the world’s center for Modeling and Simulation (M&S).
Christopher Chambers, Chief Executive Officer of Serious Simulations, LLC, said over 100 of the leading figures of the M&S community attended the ceremony, open house, and demonstrations.
Chambers said his company also has its first product, "ready2trainTM", ready for sale or lease. The ready2trainTM system will be exhibited at the 2014 I/ITSEC (Inter-service/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference) next month.
“We are the simulation industry’s newest member and are delighted to open this facility, co-located amongst the leading companies of the global simulation business, as well as the U.S. military’s simulation acquisition agencies,” Chambers said.
“We are also fortunate to have the support of the UCF Business Incubation Program,” Chambers added. The company is growing rapidly and is looking to book sales immediately. Our first I/ITSEC exhibit next month will provide us a world-class venue to demonstrate our simulation products that save lives by training professionals in dangerous and complex tasks,” he explained.
Gordon Hogan, director of the UCF Business Incubation Program said “We are happy to have Serious Simulations working at the Business Incubator. We have been impressed by their technology and management team and know that they will be a successful business.”
Damon Curry, Vice President for Technology, Operations and Production at Serious Simulations, added, “We are moving rapidly, and glad our doors are officially open now. We are grateful for the Incubator's support in a great location in the middle of Research Park with both government and industry. The cross-pollination of ideas and expertise lead to better training solutions for military, commercial and emergency services personnel.”
For further information, media should contact:
Sondra Chambers, Serious Simulations, LLC 3251
Progress Drive, Suite D
Orlando, FL 32826; 415-306-4878; firstname.lastname@example.org
Gordon Hogan, Director, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-882-1577 email@example.com
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or LvershelCo@aol.com
About Serious Simulations, LLC
Serious Simulations, LLC provides professional trainers with human motion based, mixed and virtual reality training systems that enable the highest quality training of complex or dangerous military, law enforcement, emergency response, and commercial/industrial tasks. The company designs and manufactures training systems using custom made hardware and software components for specific skill training needs, combined with motion tracking systems, wireless communications devices, display technologies and commercial game engines.
About the UCF Business Incubation Program
The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped hundreds of local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.
With eight facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando, St. Cloud and Winter Springs. Participating companies sustain more than 3,600 local jobs and have had a total impact of $1.51B on regional sales and $2.48B on regional economic output. During the last fiscal year, the program has returned $7.95 for every $1.00 invested in the program. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu.