The DiM400 (and higher) is the newest addition to the DiM family and adds a host of state-of-the-art, new technologies to advanced driving simulators.
Leveraging the concept of the original DiM150 and DiM250, the DiM400 adds a unique cable drive system for the lower stage to enable a larger motion envelope for even longer time exposure.
For the upper stage, a new hexalift component enables an improved motion envelope by increasing available vertical travel, which in turn leads to a better vertical feel under combined loading events.
Cable-driven DYNAMIC Simulators are VI-grade's response to the market request for simulators with larger range of motion, higher performance, and broader application areas such as ADAS/AV and NVH.
Cable-driven DYNAMIC Simulators set a new high-bar for simulator performance, since they retain VI-grade's signature architecture of a lower stage (that translates and rotates in a plane to represent the chassis and tire/roadway dynamics) coupled with an upper stage, 6 degree-of-freedom mechanism (that faithfully recreates the higher-frequency vehicle body motion).
This architecture allows to speed up the tuning process, ultimately leading to a better and more immersive driving experience.
Cable-driven simulators are uniquely able to easily adapt to client-specific budgetary and space requirements. They can be configured in any size, ranging from 4 meters of surge and sway up to 15 meters and beyond.
Cable-driven simulators up to 5 meters in size come with a fixed screen. For simulators larger than 5 meters, the screen is replaced by a dome or other visualization equipment, such as VR headsets.
VI-grade Cable-driven simulators are the first and only simulators that adapt to your needs… and not vice-versa!
Chassis tuning (vehicle dynamic targets)
Control system design (SIL & HIL)
Ride & Comfort
Chassis tuning (Ride & Comfort Targets)
A to B comparison
Off-line results (from experimental test and/or multibody simulations) playback
ADAS & AV
ADAS development & verification (AEB, LKA, ACC, …)
Dangerous maneuvers simulation
AV algorithms development & verification
Driver’s distraction and monitoring
Human – systems interactions
Race set up
Hybrid and race strategy
Even more workspace (freely adjustable to customer needs thanks to cable-based design)
Longer exposure to steady-state acceleration (capable of lane change at 1:1 motion cueing)
Better immersion through improved motion envelope shape under combined loading
Much larger yaw range while maintaining velocity and acceleration performanceson an even larger workspace
Bigger heave for a better vertical feel
Active vibration control through a patented Inertia Compensation System
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