STEPS, simulation for transport, engineering, power and hydrocarbons industries

12 Jan, 2014
Orders for simulators by rolling stock manufacturers – including Alstom, Bombardier, CSR, GE and Siemens– were marginal ten years ago. They now account for over 20% of Transport sales for CORYS.
10 Jan, 2014
In a world first, EDF will be equipping its 900 MW and 1300 MW sites with fullscale simulators equipped with fully digital control rooms, to be used for operator training. These high-fidelity copies of the control room will significantly reduce the ...
11 Aug, 2012
An increasing number of CORYS’ 550 transport simulators have been upgraded to include Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) systems. This technology is now becoming widespread – and in many cases mandatory – in Europe (ERTMS) and the US (PTC). Here ...
02 Aug, 2012
The 3D Matrix images have now been deployed on renovated simulators, and will be supplied as standard on all CORYS simulators. Whether the destination is Ireland, Australia or Brazil, the reasons are the same: improving trainee immersion and ...
10 Jul, 2012
With 19 simulators including three full-scope models, Transnet Freight Rail has 2,700 km of CGI imagery: some 10% of its network. Its aim is to boost the effectiveness of training by making the scenarios used as realistic as possible.
06 Jul, 2012
The COMON* project partners are convinced that several months can be shaved off the time it takes to establish control systems. Their chief idea has involved creating a seamless “engineering chain” based on a shared database, enabling each partner’s...
10 Dec, 2011
Samurail, the CORYS railway optimisation solution is now based on QT technology, incorporates ERTMS Level 1 and 2 signalling and is opening up to metros and trams. Thanks to continuous enhancements it remains the most accurate and competitive solution ...
06 Dec, 2011
Featuring touchscreens measuring over 1.3 m across which can be moved from one room to another, panels reproduced with astounding realism, and a direct, real-time interface with simulated models… Glass panels are opening up a whole new era in ...
01 Dec, 2011
Renovating a simulator is very much cheaper than buying a new one and means its lifetime can be extended for a good ten years – and the maintenance contract is less expensive What criteria should transport operators use when deciding whether or not to...
28 Nov, 2011
CORYS Thunder is currently undertaking the complete renovation of the full-scale simulator at Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG) Calvert Cliffs nuclear energy plant in Maryland. This includes new hardware architecture, a new instructor station, ...

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Its information is based on 30 years of CORYS experience of simulation and on the feedback from our customers around the world, in the field of Transportation, Power and Hydrocarbons industries.

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