These are the research areas that we are currently supporting or have supported in.
Practice-based skills training is fundamental to preparing firefighters for real fires.
Training emergency services to manage incidents better.
Investigating what happened at different scenes where a fire broke out. Find specific leads within a computer-generated room to demonstrate all the different possible scenarios to the students.
Train emergency responders how to deal with specific medical scenario's
Driving safely but fast to incidents can be tricky. Therefore emergency responders need to be trained within a computer-based simulation how to drive to an incident.
How to handle different types of fire extinguishers. Learning what extinguishing fluid to use in different situations.
Investigating what happened at different crime scenes. Find specific leads within a computer-generated room to demonstrate all the different possible scenarios to the students.
Methods & techniques in interaction design to create and evaluate a human-oriented design with a focus on usability and user experience.
Research on the feeling that people have of being somewhere. Looking at how immersive certain technologies are.
Return on investment, or ROI, is a research topic that calculates how the benefits of a certain technology cover the investment costs.
The perception of stress looks at how responsible people feel within a simulation. Do they experience stress when confronted with difficult scenarios?