OTRONICON brings together the entertaining world of consumer video games with a behind-the-scenes view of the art, technology and science that form the foundation and the future of both the videogame and simulation industries. Families and individuals of all ages will have a tremendous range of places and opportunities to explore.
Who said video games are just for kids? Live out your childhood dreams behind the wheel of a racing car or in the cockpit of a fighter jet in one of our state of the art simulators. Or play and interact with the best in gaming and digital technology. There is something for everyone to enjoy including virtual reality, interactive surface tables, next-generation consoles and even classic arcade machines!
Are you good? Really good? Good enough to face off on some of your favorite games in person? At Otronicon, you can test your skills on more than 100 gaming stations in a variety of competition formats.
Otronicon offers interactive worshops uniquely designed for middle and high school students to explore the world of gaming technology. Students can work with industry-based tools for simulation and game design.
11 December 2013
Posted in Military & Robotics
Most people would say transforming your car into an interactive simulator is a bit extreme. Thankfully for Otronicon, Ron Handy of PHENIX Design Group is not like most people.
His Scion Racing Simulator uses a built-in motion simulator that allows guests to “drive” on a race track with other competitors. And that’s just the beginning.
The Google Earth exhibit displays a three-screen system and six-axis navigator control that enables the user to explore any area in the world using Google Earth’s database.
Then there’s the HotSeat Flight Simulator: a standalone video gaming display, “pilot” guests fly and experience the thrill and sensation of a high performance aircraft.