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The simulator system reproduces with high degree of realism the working environment found in factory and warehouse facilities. Bridge Cranes are versatile machines used for vertical lifting/lowering of freely suspended and unguided loads.
Description

Updated version November 2017 (here)

 

A bridge crane, is a type of crane used in factories and industries, for lifting and moving heavy loads, allowing that large horizontal and vertical pieces can be moved.

Our bridge crane simulator allow you to train using a crane model of medium range. The sofware has a modular desing composed of five subsystems that help to maximize the performance of training tasks. The training system has the following modules:
 

  • A set of exerices, named training design . This training design has been reviewed by several professionals.
  • A management system of users
  • An assessment and creation of reports system
  • A teacher interface.
  • A telescopic handler simulation system in real time.

 

 

 

Characteristics of the simulator:

Bridge cranes are inside industrial facilities where heavy loads are moved constantly. This type of cranes are used for moving these loads efficiently and quickly between any point of the work area.

  • The bridge cranes has 3 travel axis. In this way the hook or any accessory, which can be located at any point of the work area, can be positioned.
  • The bridge cranes can be equipped with a wide range of accessories, usually hooks, spreaders, pallets lifters, electro-magnets, vacuum lifters, among others.

  • Although bridge cranes are always inside industrial facilities. These facilities always have different needs: to carry billets or heavy roughing or cylinders. So, the LsyM Bridge Crane Simulator provides a wide variety of scenarios for any type of situation:
     

     

  • The LsyM Bridge Crane Simulator also has a full training circuit that allows the practice of all possible skills before to start with exercises for moving loads.
     
  • Other important characteristic of bridge cranes is the capacity to hitch different accessories to the hook. Thus, the same crane serves for loading different types of load.
     

 

 In addition to the specific characteristics of the bridge crane simulator, the LSyM Bridge Crane Simulator has a new architecture developed by LSyM. This new architecture provides to our simulators industry leading features:


Sensors (Advanced and HID)


All the system of event inputs and analogue signals of the simulator is done in such a way being highly configurable. It can be used from gaming devices to high-level electronic boards. 

 

 

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Each client can configure, through a simple user interface, the controls to his/her taste and depending on the type of equipment used.


Motion platform

The simulator is capable of using a moving platform to simulate sudden movements and accelerations which occur in the real machine.

The main objective is to get the user to perceive a greater sense of realism and immersion in learning. Many times, the fact of carrying out exercises with virtual reality simulators can cause demotivation in the end user of these simulators maybe because of its difficulty or because of the lack of physical responses.


Collaborative


The simulator is prepared for simulating several cranes (of the same type) in the same environment at the same time.

Thus a single instructor can assess to two or more operators each one of them controlling a crane.

The aptitudes of the future machine operators also can be trained for improving communication and efficiency when working with others.

Languages

Our simulators offer multi language support. Thanks to the settings panel, you can easily change the language in which the simulator is displayed. We currently offer translations into Spanish, English, French and Portuguese. If the language you require is not among the above, please contact us.


Exercises editor


Thanks to the exercises editor, our simulator offers the possibility to create exercises to your needs. In the editor, you can add elements on the activity progress, where practices on the shortcomings detected in the student can be made. The exercise created can be saved so, other students can do it later.

Tracker


Our simulators offer the possibility of vision imaging tracking through the compatibility with the naturalpoint products. This technology will add another degree of realism to the product since you can change the view point just moving your head.


Automatic updates


This tool reports the launching of a new version of the simulator. It is connected every time the application to the LSyM server starts and it is responsible for searching for a newer software version, if so, a screen with information about this new version and a link to the direct download of the new executable are displayed.

 

User and Groups Management

The simulator provides the necessary functions for the proper management of users and workgroups. Through the interface, basics tasks such as creating, editing and deleting both users and groups can be done adapting the simulator use to the customer needs. Also it allows you to view statistics and evaluations of each user in a clear and detailed way.

 

Evaluation of exercises


Every time an exercise is performed on the simulator, the necessary data are stored to proceed with the evaluation of the exercise itself. Users can access this information shown by an exercise report. This report contains important data such as the movements made or the remarkable observations and they are presented to users by charts and graphs showing in detail each one of the evaluated parameters, as well as information of interest such as the time taken to carry out the exercise, number of the exercise done, date, etc.


Debriefing


One of the most beneficial features for the training offered by the simulators consists of being able to reproduce any exercise that has been done before. This feature is very important when trying to identify the mistakes made because the exercises can be played and viewed from any angle, rewinding or pausing the video.

In addition, a situation that occurs in the training processes is that students always tend to make similar mistakes. With the debriefing system of our simulators, an instructor can play exercises of any student in order to teach new students the mistakes they must avoid making.

 

Screens


Simulator screens are a very important part.  A bad screen setting can make the user experience, when using the crane, not being so immersive as it should be.

Therefore, our simulators provide a very intuitive interface of screen settings, easy to set up and designed for configuring the screen system where the simulator is executed. Up to 8 screens arranged in any position at any angle can be set. This allows endless possibilities for the user visual perception being this one identical to that perceived in a real crane.

 

Contact with us

If you are interested in our simulator, or you have any doubt or you need more information, please contact us by: 

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Start date
2013 July
End date
2015 March