VSTEP Simulation & Virtual Training:
The next best thing to real life!

VSTEP is a leading European developer of simulators and virtual training software. Using interactive 3D technology from the computer gaming industry, VSTEP creates simulators, training applications and serious games that allow people to build their skills in a safe, practical and cost effective way. Since its founding in 2002, VSTEP has successfully completed numerous training applications for leading industry clients and governmental organisations worldwide. As one of the industry leaders, VSTEP continues to innovate the virtual training world with professional, accurate and groundbreaking new simulation technology. VSTEP has several core products, including:

NAUTIS -  Maritime Simulation Training
: A new generation of DNV certified affordable advanced maritime training solutions and simulators for the military & civilian maritime industry.


RescueSim - Virtual Emergency Response Training : RescueSim is software that prepares first responders and safety & security professionals for real-life incidents and allows them to experience and train incidents in a safe virtual 3D environment.

EyeObserve - Surveillance Camera Operator Training : The EyeObserve Simulator trains surveillance camera operators to identify suspicious behavior and detect criminal and terrorist activity through virtual camera images. It was developed together with the Rotterdam-Rijnmond Police, TNO and the National Coordinator Bureau for Counterterrorism (NCTV).

Crowd Control Trainer : The VSTEP Crowd Control Trainer was developed in cooperation with the Rotterdam Police and the Dutch Government and provides police commanders and crowd control training managers with an effective training tool for crowd-related incidents and demonstrations.

As winner of multiple innovation prizes and awards, VSTEP continues to set the standard for virtual training & simulation and advocates more effective training through enhanced virtual reality.

Latest news

A NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulator was purchased and delivered to the Maritime Academy of Nigeria in Oron. The new simulator will be used to provide qualitative education and training for the merchant Navy and maritime industry in full accordance with international standards.

WNWO Television visited the Maritime Academy of Toledo and reported about the new NAUTIS simulators installed to train academy students.

A classroom of NAUTIS Desktop Trainers and a NAUTIS Instructor Station was purchased by the International Maritime College Oman (IMCO). The simulators allow the IMCO to add certified ECDIS Model course 1.27 training to its curriculum.

The Attunda Fire & Rescue Service hosted a well attended  “introduction to virtual incident training” workshop for other Scandic Fire & Rescue Services and interested organisations on  February 27th, 2014.

VectorCommand, the UK leader in operational command support software for the emergency services and the oil and gas industry, and VSTEP, developer of advanced emergency response training simulators, today announced an exclusive partnership to integrate their products and offer enhanced emergency response training.