Marine Simulation LLC announced
the release of ROVsim
, a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) simulator. Using state of the art technologies originally developed for the video game industry and over 2 decades of hands-on industry experience, ROVsim is optimized to simulate a wide range of mission variables: from changing currents and visibility, tether and collision problems, to electronics and gear failures. Potential simulated missions include: harbor security, hull inspections, dam and bridge inspections, deep water drilling and cable work, law enforcement / evidence recovery, scientific data collection, tunnel / pipeline inspections, marine archeology and underwater rescue. ROVsim is designed to operate on low-cost personal computers as well as “off the shelf” components and is available for both Microsoft (MSFT)
Windows and Apple OS X operating systems.