Outstanding Innovative Product

This award recognizes innovative products that provide enhanced value to the military client’s education, training or human performance domains.
The category includes, but is not limited to products such as:

  • Instructional media,
  • Training devices or components thereof,
  • Content development tools,
  • Analysis and Evaluation tools and methods, and
  • Performance support.

CAPE HENRY ASSOCIATES

Cape Henry Associates Lighthouse High Velocity Learning Environment (HVLE) Cape Henry’s HVLE is a mobile, scalable, reconfigurable, learning environment powered by Lighthouse SBIR Phase III technology and built on Open Source technologies. The HVLE incorporates the latest technologies including enterprise level data aggregation...

2018 awards

Winner

SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORP.

SAIC’s Integrated Training Edge (SITE)™ This product is a system of tools, technologies, and techniques that serve the needs of Pilot Training Next (PTN), a program sponsored by U.S. Air Force’s Air Education and Training Command, redefining how future Airmen achieve proficiency. A significant reduction in the number of IP-guided...

2018 awards

Finalist

SIMETRI

SIMETRI Reusable Skin for Fasciotomy Part Task Trainer SIMETRI’s product is comprised of simulated soft and skeletal tissue that can be used and refurbished. The product makes it possible for medics and surgeons needing hands-on training to master and perform the procedure by providing opportunity for repeat training sessions at...

2018 awards

Finalist

4C STRATEGIES

EXONAUT Software Suite The world leading Exonaut software suite is designed exclusively by 4C Strategies to Build, Verify, Track and Support organisational Readiness. Exonaut supports Governance, Risk, Continuity, Incident, Crisis, Compliance, Training, Exercise and Capability Management worldwide. Scalable and modular, the...

2018 awards

Honorable Mention

BARCO SIMULATION

  Barco designs visual and audio technology solutions to help deliver an optimal immersive experience to the training and simulation market. Our rich heritage in simulation & training is reflected by our continued dedication to being the preferred projection company that develops and fully supports purpose-built projectors...

2018 awards

Honorable Mention

BLUEDROP TRAINING & SIMULATION

Hoist Mission Training System (HMTS) Bluedrop Training & Simulation’s Rescue Hoist Mission Training System (HMTS) is a fully immersive virtual training device for mission-specific hoisting operations. Complete with a world database, real-time rendering of detailed visual cues, realistic sea states, and movement of wind over a...

2018 awards

Honorable Mention

DiSTI CORPORATION

VE Studio  DiSTI’s VE Studio is an innovative data-driven virtual environment delivery platform that allows developers to create 3D virtual environments uniquely tuned for maintenance training applications. It integrates patented development processes, productivity tools and content management into a workflow that maximizes user...

2018 awards

Honorable Mention

L3 LINK TRAINING & SIMULATION

Immersive Maintenance Guide (IMG) Mission success often hinges upon operators and maintenance technicians with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to effectively maintain complex fielded systems and equipment.  For years, a gap has existed between training schoolhouses and the units they support because students train...

2018 awards

Honorable Mention

METOVA CyberCENTS

Virtual Interconnected Training Environment (VITE) Virtual Interconnected Training Environment (VITE) is a cyber simulator specifically designed by Metova CyberCENTS for training DoD Cyber Mission Forces. VITE was developed to support Air National Guard Tier 1, 2, and 3 cyber exercises, conduct cyber training, and maintain combat...

2018 awards

Honorable Mention

STRATEGIC OPERATIONS INC.

Advanced Surgical Skills Packages (ASSPs) Strategic Operations, Inc. (STOPS) developed the Advanced Surgical Skills Packages (ASSPs) to train surgeons to perform Hyper-Realistic® simulated surgical procedures. Because of the higher fidelity and complexity, they are designed to be repaired at STOPS. The ASSPs are rented, shipped...

2018 awards

Honorable Mention

APTIMA INC.

Workforce Training & Readiness capability Aptima's Workforce Training & Readiness capability is designed to support continuous learning. Learning that prepares individuals over time and throughout their careers. Learning that is customized, personalized, and efficient. And ‘Learning at Scale’ so that organizations can...

2018 awards

Nominee

BITES

Augmented Reality Assisted Maintenance Training & Support System The system utilizes Augmented Reality (AR) technology for the training & guidance of maintenance personnel on Naval platforms by the projection of Virtual Work Instructions and maintenance guidelines on physical objects and environments in an Engine Room....

2018 awards

Nominee

BOHEMIA INTERACTIVE SIMULATIONS

Synthetic Training Environment World Server (STEWS) Achieving the U.S. Army’s Synthetic Training Environment vision for One World Terrain will require a World Server that provides a curated database of data layers that can be streamed into the virtual environment at run time. As part of STE research and development, Bohemia...

2018 awards

Nominee

BRITANNICA KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS

Fox Training & Readiness Management System The Innovative Fox Training & Readiness Management System for Complete Individual and Unit Mission Preparedness To be prepared for conflict, armed forces must engage rigorous and leading-edge training methods and equipment. However, despite state-of-the-art collaborative field,...

2018 awards

Nominee

BRUNNER ELEKTRONIK

VR-Motion 200 Platform The BRUNNER VR-Motion 200 Platform combines State-of the-Art Virtual Reality technology with powerful dynamic motion enriched Virtual Training environments. Powerful and affordable simulation solutions for applications like aircraft , military ground vehicle or car simulators were the aim of this product...

2018 awards

Nominee

CERVUS DEFENCE

HIVE Cervus Defence has developed an innovative training data exploitation product, HIVE, that provides a cost-effective approach to delivering robust evidence that can stand up to scrutiny. HIVE harvests and categorises a huge variety of Collective Training data including outputs from LVC and observer comments, processing this...

2018 awards

Nominee

CM LABS SIMULATIONS

Vortex Studio Vortex Studio, CM Labs Simulations’ virtual simulation and visualisation platform, provides a fully integrated simulation toolkit for training applications. It combines an engineering-grade multi-body dynamics engine, off-the-shelf desktop simulation content creation applications, a fully integrated multi-channel...

2018 awards

Nominee

CUBIC GLOBAL DEFENSE

SCOPIC The nature of operations does not change, but the character of contemporary challenges does; the same is true of training systems. Modern training systems must be able to meet the cognitive elements of warfare for those training to conduct integrated action. Cubic helps the U.K. customer to meet this requirement through...

2018 awards

Nominee

DIGNITAS TECHNOLOGIES LLC

Augmented REality Sandtable (ARES) Augmented REality Sandtable (ARES) integrates a traditional sand table with new low cost technologies in image projection and machine vision. ARES improves the interactive nature of the sand table and enables the networking of multiple tables at once. ARES is a traditional sand table and...

2018 awards

Nominee

EDISER

Simu-Supra III Car driving simulator The EDISER “Simu-Supra III” is a car driving simulator mounted on a motion base and intended to train beginner or advanced drivers on a variety of light vehicles such as: Cars - Military vehicles - Police cars - Ambulance or Emergency vehicles. It is Extremely robust with an effective design...

2018 awards

Nominee

EDUWORKS CORPORATION

    PeBL (Personalized eBooks for Learning) by Eduworks enhances eBooks to expand the boundaries, reach, and impact of training. PeBL supports the US military, US Government, national training organizations, and more. Using PEBL eBooks can deliver dynamic, data-rich, multi-platform content. PeBL enhanced training materials...

2018 awards

Nominee

ENTERVR

VR Shield Over the past twenty years, the special forces and police officers have faced an increased level of multiform asymmetric threats ("low-tech" terrorism, mass killings in public places, suicide bombings, organized crime in urban areas...). Enter VR is developing a dynamic virtual simulator (named VR Shield®), interfaced...

2018 awards

Nominee

ESTERLINE SVS (SIMULATION VISUAL SYSTEMS)

TREALITY NOCTIS Esterline SVS (Simulation Visual Systems) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL, www.esterline.com), a specialized aerospace and defense company with over 12,000 people worldwide. Esterline SVS has its main office in Xenia Ohio, close to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. There is also...

2018 awards

Nominee

INTER-COASTAL ELECTRONICS INC.

Tactical Engagement Simulation System (TESS) The ICE TESS solution is an advanced system of components that simulates tactical weapons actions and effects in a live training environment, providing virtual Force-on-Force (FoF) weapons system training without using live ammunition. Realistic weapons engagements are provided using...

2018 awards

Nominee

LAERDAL MEDICAL

SimMan Vascular Laerdal is proud of one of our most recent simulation products, SimMan Vascular ®. With realistic anatomy, accurate clinical functionality, easy-to-use software, and integrated video debriefing, SimMan Vascular provides the opportunity to practice many basic and advanced clinical skills without risk to patients....

2018 awards

Nominee

LOGISTIC SERVICES INTERNATIONAL INC.

Venus 2 Enterprise (V2E) Venus 2 Enterprise (V2E) is a courseware/eLearning development tool designed to build highly interactive Computer Based Training (CBT) utilizing the latest HTML5 browser technologies. During the design phase, our top priorities were to create a tool capable of building a CBT lesson one time and deploy it...

2018 awards

Nominee

MEGGITT TRAINING SYSTEMS

FATS 100P virtual weapons training system The FATS 100P® is a virtual weapons training system whose key differentiator is portability. Meggitt received significant customer feedback asking for a one-person transportable system and the 100P delivers. As such, it’s ideal for military police, law enforcement and other security...

2018 awards

Nominee

MODEST TREE

  Xplorer is software designed to empower creatives and marketing personnel to quickly create virtual reality experiences without coding. Using the intuitive visual interface users can create virtual reality presentations and immersive product marketing experiences within minutes. Xplorer includes a wealth of built-in...

2018 awards

Nominee

PENNANT TRAINING SYSTEMS LTD

Virtual Loadmaster Training System (VLTS)  The Virtual Loadmaster Training System (VLTS) has been developed by Pennant International Limited in partnership with Capewell Aerial Systems. VLTS is the first aerial delivery simulator developed specifically for Fixed Wing & Rotary Loadmasters. VLTS enhances the training curriculum...

2018 awards

Nominee

PLEXSYS INTERFACE PRODUCTS INC.

Video Audio Data After Action Review (VADAAR) LVC Video Audio Data After Action Review (VADAAR) Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) - VADAAR LVC is an advanced connection framework that enables recording, monitoring, and debriefing in Live, Virtual, and Constructive environments. VADAAR LVC can be added to any platform. Additionally...

2018 awards

Nominee

PRESAGIS

Ondulus IR Ondulus IR was launched in 2016. Ondulus IR gives simulations and training scenarios a critical component: physics-based infrared sensors. By adding real-time, high-quality materials-based infrared sensors and sensor views to a simulation environment, you can truly approach the immersion and realism needed for mission...

2018 awards

Nominee

QUANTUM3D

MANTIS Image Generation Software  MANTIS® suite of real-time Image Generation software version 3.4.0 us now available to support Common Database (CDB) format terrains running natively. With native CDB support, users now have the freedom and flexibility to upgrade to a fully COTS compliant Image Generator without the cost and...

2018 awards

Nominee

RAVENSWOOD SOLUTIONS

Local Data Storage (LDS) Module Ravenswood Solutions' Mobile Ground Truth System (MGTS), also known as "FlexTrain," tracks and monitors the movements of dismounted players, vehicles or aircraft via a radio known as the FREDI-2. Ravenswood's newest innovation, the Local Data Storage (LDS) module, is used in conjunction with the...

2018 awards

Nominee

RHEINMETALL ELECTRONICS

OSIRIS OSIRIS is a bundled constructive simulation for command and staff training, decision support and operations research. Using OSIRIS you are able to run huge and complex realistic scenarios with high level of detail covering the whole world integrating land, air and sea ranging. The wide range of scenarios with multiple...

2018 awards

Nominee

SAAB DEFENSE AND SECURITY

Compact Ballistic Laser (CBL) Compact Ballistic Laser Saab has developed the Compact Ballistic Laser (CBL) for a new segment of weapons. True ballistic real-time simulation now comes in a compact size with all capabilities from Saab’s renowned, high-fidelity BT 46 two-way simulator system, used by most of the major armies around...

2018 awards

Nominee

SCALABLE NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES

Underwater Communications Networks (UCN) Model Library Underwater communications and sensor networks, particularly those involving mobile and potentially unmanned assets, are becoming increasingly important to current and future US Navy operations. In support of sustaining manned and unmanned operations in the underwater domain,...

2018 awards

Nominee

SIMIGON INC.

SIMbox v5.7 SIMbox v5.7 is the progression of a truly comprehensive learning environment, comprised of high fidelity 3D simulation within an enterprise training management system. SIMbox v5.7 includes a new Image Generator (IG) capability with support for Common Database (CDB) terrain while maintaining support for other terrain...

2018 awards

Nominee

SLITHERINE LTD

Command software Command is a an operations scale modern air and naval simulation that runs in real time using realistic physics to model air and naval engagements through the entire kill chain. The professional version comes with a full scenario and database editor allowing you to very quickly set up new weapons systems and test...

2018 awards

Nominee

VISUAL PURPLE

QUINN training simulation series Visual Purple has crafted the QUINN Series to support training the 25th Air Force through highly engaging simulations that are based around teaching critical thinking skills. QUINN is a multi-series deigned to deliver training to over 12,000 airmen. Visual Purple has built the first series trilogy...

2018 awards

Nominee