A brand new pedal set with built-in haptic expertise
(MONTREAL, Feb. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — D-BOX Applied sciences Inc. (“D-BOX” or the “Company”) (TSX: DBO), a world chief in haptic and immersive leisure, has entered into an settlement with SIMTAG BV, an innovator in growing and constructing simulators and equipment for Sim Racing, pursuant to which D-BOX will provide SIMTAG with haptic parts to be built-in into SIMTAG’s new lively brake pedal with built-in FIA-licensed haptic expertise. The worth of the haptic parts to be bought by D-BOX pursuant to this settlement is roughly $1.17 million (US$918,000) over the subsequent yr. This innovation, utilizing confirmed expertise, confirms D-BOX’s know-how and technological development within the house leisure trade.
This new sort of brake pedal will enormously improve the racing expertise, giving it an improved realism transmitted via suggestions and refined vibration to the pedal. By way of the mix of a pedal set and a haptic seat, the complete physique is concerned to create a sense of immersion in any Sim Racing expertise.
“In Sim Racing, all parameters are used to get a sensible feeling. Suspension, alignment, the tire put on and even the temperature of the tires are simulated. Till now, brake put on or temperature hardly ever had any affect on a simulator. With the D-BOX expertise, we will now simulate brake put on together with the ABS feeling. It will enhance the braking methods for simulators to an entire new degree, mentioned János Zsinor, Co-Proprietor & Gross sales Supervisor at SIMTAG.”
“This technological breakthrough as soon as once more demonstrates the popularity of our friends with regards to innovation and our nice experience in haptic expertise,” mentioned Sébastien Mailhot, President and CEO of D-BOX. “The brand new pedal set gives new market alternatives for each SIMTAG and D-BOX. This can be a nice new product, a part of the Sim Racing portfolio, which can improve the gaming expertise of racers all all over the world!”
The worldwide gaming simulator market is estimated to develop quickly within the subsequent few years. The superior taking part in expertise and enhanced efficiency together with the emergence of gaming as one of many outstanding technique of house leisure are the primary driving components for the expansion of the gaming simulator market.
For D-BOX, innovation is vital, and it’s a cornerstone of its dedication to the world of house leisure.
SIMTAG is generally recognized for constructing their very own hydraulic high-end pedal units for simulators. SIMTAG makes use of its personal supplies alongside actual racing elements to be able to present the driving force with the identical feeling of a racing automobile. SIMTAG develops its personal chassis and builds a full vary of custom-made simulators. The manufacturing website is positioned in Zolder with a showroom obtainable contained in the Circuit Zolder.
D-BOX creates and redefines practical, immersive leisure experiences by transferring the physique and sparking the creativeness via movement. D-BOX has collaborated with a number of the finest corporations on this planet to ship new methods to reinforce nice tales. Whether or not it’s motion pictures, video video games, digital actuality purposes, themed leisure or skilled simulation, D-BOX creates a sense of presence that makes life resonate like by no means earlier than. D-BOX Applied sciences Inc. (TSX: DBO) is headquartered in Montreal with places of work in Los Angeles, USA and Beijing, China. Go to D-BOX.com.
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