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CMLabs Begins Work on a New Turnkey Training Simulator

CMLabs, Montreal, Quebec, has been selected to develop a lattice boom crane operator training simulator for the Operating Engineers Training Institute of Ontario (OETIO).

CMLabs' Vortex physics engine will be the basis of the heavy equipment simulator to be delivered in spring of 2008. This contract follows the successful delivery of both mobile and tower crane training simulators to OETIO over the past two years.

The training site was not able to get permits for certain heavy equipment operations such as pile driving and dragging. Therefore, OETIO needed a simulator capable of providing the high level operator training required and turned to CMLabs.

CMLabs' long-standing success in providing physics simulation development toolkits and specialized engineering services was key to the OETIO selecting CMLabs' Vortex-based solution. The heavy equipment training market now has access to high-fidelity, physically realistic simulation at a price point that was not previously achievable.

Founded in 1982, the OETIO is an internationally recognized leader in heavy equipment operator training. The partnership with CMLabs has allowed the OETIO to train more efficiently and on a more cost-effective basis than previously possible.

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