Archives: August 2009

Sun Aug 30, 2009

How useful are surveillance cameras?

According to a BBC report, only one crime was solved by each 1,000 CCTV cameras in London last year. More...

Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 30, 09 | 2:07 pm | Profile

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Dicing with swine flu.

The Daily Mail reports a UK government 'simulation' of swine flu, designed as a business continuity training tool largely for NHS units. More...

Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 30, 09 | 1:47 pm | Profile

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Sat Aug 29, 2009

Buncefield exercising again.

The Watford Observer reports the first exercise on the Buncefeld site since it exploded in December 2005.
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Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 29, 09 | 4:31 pm | Profile

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Sun Aug 16, 2009

Virtual Brunei

According to Brudirect, Raytheon has signed a contract with the Brunei government to produce a Virtual Brunei.
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Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 16, 09 | 8:21 am | Profile

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Fri Aug 14, 2009

STRIDE 2009

According to Intellibriefs, China is conducting its largest ever long-range military exercise, 'Stride 2009'.
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Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 14, 09 | 7:40 am | Profile

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Thu Aug 13, 2009

Simulating or stimulating?

The latest MSIAC has an article about the issues involved when an exercise mixes human inputs from role-players ('stimulating') with machine simulations of the underlying scenario ('simulating'). More...

Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 13, 09 | 4:35 pm | Profile

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ICAV

The Integrated Common Analytical Viewer is a US DHS system for visualising data. More...

Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 13, 09 | 3:58 pm | Profile

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Alion

Alion's website describes it as "an employee-owned technology solutions company delivering technical expertise and operational support to the Department of Defense, civilian government agencies and commercial customers." More...

Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 13, 09 | 3:23 pm | Profile

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Virtual Alabama

Virtual Alabama is a visualisation tool designed to integrate data available about the state, using the Google interface and a database.
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Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 13, 09 | 3:19 pm | Profile

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Sat Aug 01, 2009

World Builder

“World Builder”, a very moving short film by Bruce Branit, can be seen on YouTube. More...

Posted by: Simulation- the Weblog on Aug 01, 09 | 4:56 pm | Profile

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