Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A Serious Game at Rochester Institute of Technology

Professors and students at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York were recently featured in several trade publications for their efforts to develop a geospatial based game for the Emergency Services Sector.  With a HAZMAT event as the game's focal point, participants get to see the impact of their decisions unfold spatially as they respond to a series of sequential scenarios. A combination of commercial and open source software was used to create a user-friendly interface which could accommodate individuals without any GIS training. More below:

(GCN, July 8, 2013)

Comment: Good to see - looking forward to hearing about follow-on advances in this effort!

Lead graphic: esri

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