Rotterdam, 11 September 2018 – VSTEP is pleased to announce the release of the new control box for NAUTIS maritime simulators. The new hardware solution includes high-quality ship-board control levers, an adaptive touch panel and a single cable connection. This new development highlights VSTEP’s push to deliver highly innovative training solutions.
“The development process of the control box involved many departments within the company including Software, Operations, Sales, Marketing, Product Management and our team of Master Mariners. On top of this, extensive feedback from customers and the DNV GL standards for Maritime Simulator Systems were weighed to achieve this optimal result. The control box’s innovative design was made with a focus on both cleanliness & simplicity as well as the best training value,” – Floris van Gessel, Product Manager of NAUTIS.
The new control box will assist VSTEP’s mission to provide leading training simulators that enhance customers’ overall training effectiveness. Continuous research and development and extensive feedback from customers paved the way for this new hardware solution. “We want our customers to continuously benefit from these innovations and in the long-term benefit from large cost savings, better trained personnel, and, first and foremost, optimal training conditions,” – Fabian van den Berg, Commercial Director at VSTEP.
The first control box is scheduled for delivery in a few weeks in Italy. It will be used there in combination with a portable NAUTIS desktop setup. Both products emphasize VSTEP’s effort to deliver tailored products that allow customers to derive maximum value from their training investment. The software at the heart of each NAUTIS simulator with the new hardware solution will ensure a realistic, true-to-life simulator experience.