Motorcycle simulators get real

Motorcycle simulators are becoming more realistic, helping to train racers, develop motorcycles, teach riders and even sell motorcycles to customers who have not yet got a licence. The latest Dutch simulator from Cruden sounds like the most realistic we have seen yet by adding a visual reality head-mounted display so that the display responds to …

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rFpro simulator software

Simulator helps design cheaper bikes

Motorcycle simulator software is now helping one manufacturer develop their motorcycles for the road which could make their bikes a little cheaper. British software rFpro will allow the unnamed motorcycle manufacturer to evaluate and develop chassis configurations quicker and cheaper. Company technical director Chris Hoyle says it can evaluate alternative chassis configurations using riders with different styles …

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Motorcycle simulator fun

Motorcycle simulator hits funding wall

An Australian computer games production company hoping to develop a Motorcycle Accident Avoidance Training Simulator has pulled the plug after hitting a funding wall. Podium Entertainment managing director Chris Wise says he spent more than six months of “going around in circles”.   “There appears to be lots of talk about improving motorcycle safety, but …

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Motorcycle Accident Avoidance Training Simulator

Simulator designed to improve rider safety

An Australian computer games production company hopes to develop a Motorcycle Accident Avoidance Training Simulator to help improve rider safety. Podium Entertainment managing director Chris Wise says the 3D interactive program would challenge motorcycle riders with a range of potentially dangerous scenarios, how to deal with them and how to avoid them in future instances. “We’re …

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