Tarrant County College selects advanced disaster management simulator from Environmental Tectonics’ Simulation Division

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., 27 Dec. 2010. Environmental Tectonics Corp.'s (ETC’s) Simulation Division in Orlando, Fla., won a contract with Tarrant County College (TCC) to deliver a complete ADMS-US team training system. The Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS) system will be utilized in Tarrant County's Public Safety Institute to augment the existing curriculum.

Posted by Courtney E. Howard

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., 27 Dec. 2010. Environmental Tectonics Corp.'s (ETC’s) Simulation Division in Orlando, Fla., won a contract with Tarrant County College (TCC) to deliver a complete ADMS-US team training system. The Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS) system will be utilized in Tarrant County's Public Safety Institute to augment the existing curriculum.

TCC is the sixth largest College or University in the State of Texas. The Public Safety Institute, an academic division on the Northwest Campus of the TCC, educates and trains practitioners in the public safety community; prepares individuals to enter careers in criminal justice, fire service, or environmental technology; and provides information to the public about safety and security.

ADMS-US is an emergency and disaster management simulator which offers a realistic environment to train first responders, on-scene commanders, and incident command teams.

ADMS-US comes with a variety of incident scenarios ranging from traffic accidents to large-scale disasters. ETC's signature technology blends physics-based simulation, embedded artificial intelligence, accurate animations, photo-realistic graphics, and ambient sounds. ADMS enables first responders and emergency managers to train and rehearse in a cost-effective, safe, and environmentally friendly way.
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