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Fully scalable simulation from focused testing units to enterprise-level requirements.

Virtual Prototyping

Activate overview

With the increasing complexity of real-time simulation projects and shorter timelines, equipping your development team with the right set of tools is paramount.

Vortex Studio Activate brings your designs to life on your timeline, starting with single unit test-rigs for human factors testing or tradeshow marketing, to the deployment of market-ready, enterprise level simulation for training or sales enablement.

Key Benefits

Real-time simulation makes it possible to place users in control of your virtual machinery, unlocking insights as to how your design reacts to operator inputs. Vortex Studio Activate lets you create hardware-integrated virtual prototypes to test interactions with the complete worksite, and theh develop them into virtual products that can be use to train or demonstrate capabilities to clients anywhere, at any time.

Key Features of Vortex Studio Activate

Distribute synchronized simulation across a network of computers

  • Distributed simulation architecture with a centralized management application.
  • Built-in networking framework for distributed simulation.
  • Optimize calculations across computer cores and nodes.
  • Visualize simulation across multiple screens for immersive simulations.

Configure, distribute and monitor simulation applications

  • Built-in simulation recording and playback tools for after-action review and evaluation.
  • Incorporated optimization and troubleshooting tools.
  • Point-and-click interface that accelerates system integration and troubleshooting.
  • Single-point, multi-system installation system.

Achieve compete user immersion

  • Work with any system architecture, from desktop environments to multi-channel simulators.
  • Rich real-time distributed visuals integrated out-of-the-box.
  • Support for a complete range of engaging environments, ranging from urban scenes, to maritime scenarios, to off-road areas.
  • VR visualization with Head-Mounted Display extension based on OpenVR standard.

Integrate a broad range of hardware and control systems

  • Native support for hardware including control devices, motion platforms, and haptic feedback apparatus.
  • Integrate specialized simulation and modeling software through cross platform C++ APIs.

  • Work with third-party image generators, such as VT MÄK VR Vantage, Presagis Vega Prime, or Bohemia Interactive Simulation’s VBS3.

  • Add surround audio and motion platforms to compliment a seamless, engaging experience.

Compare Vortex Studio Software Packages

Vortex Studio is CM Labs’ advanced collection of real-time simulation and visualization software, offering fast-paced, user-centric mechanical prototyping and streamlined deployment of immersive virtual experiences for enhanced testing, training and customer engagement.

Simulation Creation

All the tools needed to build and optimize interactive real- time simulations on the desktop, Vortex Studio Create is the creation-point for all development in the Vortex Studio ecosystem.

Simulation Deployment & Distribution

Vortex Studio Activate brings single simulators to life with multi-channel 3D graphics, connect to hardware systems for HIL and DIL, or create exciting experiences for product marketing.

Broadening your reach with limitless distribution, Vortex Studio Engage empowers teams to create simulations for unique, enterprise-level visualization, training and marketing applications.

Simulation Creation

Simulation Deployment & Distribution

Vortex Studio Create is the kick-off point for all development within the Vortex Studio ecosystem: A comprehensive suite of tools that allow you to build and optimize real-time simulations of machines and their environments directly from your desktop.

From single seat simulators to scaled deployment of virtual machinery, Vortex Studio Activate provides an integrated framework that ties simulation to hardware, bringing equipment models to life for driver-in-the-loop engineering, training, and customer experiences.

How will you innovate?

From mechanical modeling and scene construction to design validation, optimization and deployment, Vortex Studio fully integrates with your workflow.

Arrange your personalized demonstration with a sales engineer through the link below.