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Are We Living In The Matrix?
2012-12-11 07:25:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 1999, the first in a series of movies came out suggesting that we are all parts of a computer simulation. The Matrix was the ultimate horror story of artificial intelligence gone wrong. But could it be true? Could we be living in a computer simulation? And how would we ever know? A British philosopher, Nick Bostrom, hypothesized that we might in fact be living in a computer simulation being run by our descendants in the future....

2012-01-11 11:59:48

Firefighters often put their lives at risk during operations, so it is essential they have reliable tools to help them do their job. Now, a modular simulation kit is set to help develop new information and communication technologies — and ensure they are tailored to firefighters´ needs from the outset. It takes the highest levels of concentration for emergency workers to fight their way through smoke-filled buildings wearing breathing apparatus and protective suits. What is the...

2011-10-26 11:00:00

Serious games competition, mock Afghan village and virtual worlds populated by avatars await 20,000 expected attendees from around the world. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Over a half-million total square feet of floor space will be occupied by virtual worlds, live enactments and synthetic operating environments in healthcare, disaster response, law enforcement and many other critical training areas at this year's I/ITSEC, taking place at Orlando's Orange County Convention Center....

2011-06-14 13:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a two day, hands-on demonstration of the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS) in Washington, D.C. This important industry event, "Virtual Threat...Real Sweat, DC 2011" will take place on June 22 - 23, 2011 and is being held simultaneously with the...

2010-10-05 09:57:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL, today announced they will host the second annual free day of emergency management training to local first responders on the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS). In recognition and support of National Preparedness Month, ETC Simulation plans to give back to the community and honor America's progress in...

2010-06-01 06:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division today announced the signing of a contract with the National Institute for Safety - NIFV, Netherlands. The contract includes the delivery of six additional Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS(TM)) Simulators and expanding the current NIFV-ADMS software. NIFV is a national center of expertise that utilizes ADMS for training,...

2010-04-28 10:33:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division today announced that they have received a new contract from an existing customer, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, to upgrade their Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS) Driver Simulator. In 2005, ETC Simulation delivered a full cab ADMS-DRIVE Driver Simulator to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....

2009-09-10 12:56:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") Simulation Division, located in Orlando, FL, today announced they will hold an open house which will include a free day of training to local first responders on the Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS). In support of President Obama's proclamation of September as National Preparedness Month, ETC Simulation plans to contribute back to the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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