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Immersive Technologies powers ahead with unprecedented mining machine simulator development

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Global Mining Review,


Immersive Technologies has engaged in an unprecedented level of mining machine simulator development for a diverse range of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) over the past year. This is set to continue with projects underway for new and existing customers to build simulators for heavy machinery manufactured by Belaz, Caterpillar, Epiroc, Hitachi, Iveco, Komatsu, Liebherr, MACK and Volvo.

Immersive Technologies powers ahead with unprecedented mining machine simulator development

In the last 12 months, Immersive Technologies has released new simulator modules (Conversion Kits®), for Cat Line of Sight Remote Control, Cat 777E Truck, Komatsu 930E-5 Truck, Liebherr R9200 Excavator, Sandvik DD311-40C Jumbo, Volvo FH16 Light Truck and many more. Investment in Conversion Kits for multiple OEM machines is continuing unabated with projects in development within the next months for: Belaz 75131 Truck, Cat 994K Wheel Loader, Hitachi EX5600-7 Shovel, Komatsu 730E-8 Truck, Letourneau L-2350 Gen 2 Wheel Loader, Liebherr R9800 Excavator, Mack GU813E Light Truck and numerous more.

Projects are underway to produce simulators for machines manufactured by Belaz, Caterpillar, Epiroc (Atlas Copco), Hitachi, Iveco, Komatsu, Liebherr, MACK and Volvo.

“Our investment in simulators for a diverse range of OEM's machines is increasing, driven by demand from our customers. Immersive has always and will continue to be focused foremost on the needs of our customers, most of whom operate mixed OEM fleets. Immersive Technologies' acquisition by Komatsu will not change our strategy, we will continue to support machines from all OEM's, that’s what our customers expect,” says Wayde Salfinger, Executive Director – Marketing at Immersive Technologies.

Immersive Technologies credit its ongoing growth in demand on its proven and verifiable success in increasing mine profitability by optimising the safety and productivity of equipment operators. These results are driven by a clear focus on integrating people, process and technology to reduce risk, quantify training impact and effectively managing the training process.

Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/product-news/10072019/immersive-technologies-powers-ahead-with-unprecedented-mining-machine-simulator-development/

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