Simulation Industry in Orlando, FL
Why is the main hub of simulation operations in Orlando, Florida? We’ll tell you!
The Brief History of Simulation in Orlando
Well, the nation’s Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines simulation operations are based in Central Florida’s Research Park of course.
Therefore there is an average of $4B in contract opportunities won by companies in the UCF’s Research park each year. As a result, the simulation industry in Orlando is alive and well.
Founded in 1998, AVT Simulation has worked in the simulation industry in Orlando with other like-minded companies at the University of Central Florida’s Research Park. Some of AVT Simulations partners are:
- Q4 Services
- SimBlocks LLC
AVT Simulation has over 50 military and commercial partners which work within different situations. AVT has been part of the military MS&T community for two decades. This experience has brought the opportunity to aid with many programs. Additionally, companies like AVT provide different solutions to the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines simulation operations. All within the University of Central Florida’s Research Park.
MS&T Industry Growth
With big conventions like I/ITSEC converging in Central Florida, you can see the growth in the MS&T Industry. Some of the biggest Modeling, Training, and Simulation companies attending the conference, such as; Boeing, L3Harris, Lockheed Martin, and Raytheon attend I/ITSEC.
So, seeing these companies along with small businesses like AVT Simulation attend and interact with each other at the conferences is a great way to show how tight-knit and competitive the industry is.
A lot of the summits, trade shows, and conferences all have small businesses from Orlando’s, Central Florida Research park attending, trying to get the companies and Orlando on the map as the place to be for MS&T companies.
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Initially, Applied Visual Technology Inc., AVT has been developing modeling and simulation expertise through engineering services since 1998. This is due to our founder who has accumulated over 30 years of military MS&T expertise in aviation applications. Nonetheless, everyone at AVT specializes in making old training systems new again and making new ones for less. Consequently, for 20 years AVT has served our Air Force, Army, Navy, and Marine customers by providing the highest quality of service and solutions. Following its inception, AVT’s highly specialized staff of engineers has included some of the top leaders in the simulation industry. With over 20 years of simulation experience, our dedicated team provides specialized solutions for customers with complex problems.