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Intersection: Simulation In Central Florida

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Waymon Armstrong and Angela Alban. Photo: Brendan Byrne, WMFE

Waymon Armstrong and Angela Alban. Photo: Brendan Byrne, WMFE

According to the National Center for Simulation, modeling, simulation, and training industries contribute nearly five billion dollars to Florida and directly employs more than 27,000 Floridians.

The second annual Florida Simulation Summit is this Thursday at the Orange County Convention Center.

Waymon Armstrong, founder and CEO of Engineering & Computer Simulations and Angela Alban, President and CEO of SIMETRI, Inc. join Intersection to talk about the latest in simulation. 

Armstrong’s company develops video game trainers, for example training medical staff in the use of crash carts.

Alban company develops anatomical models to train military personnel on how to treat injuries like IED explosions.

Some of the anatomical simulations produced by Angela Alban's company. Photo: Brendan Byrne, WMFE

Some of the anatomical simulations produced by Angela Alban’s company. Photo: Brendan Byrne, WMFE


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Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »