Project IRMA delivered what it committed to deliver, on time and to budget
Project IRMA has been very successful in delivering the range of technical solutions planned. In summary, the following have been delivered:
a complete set of specification documents detailing the IRMA technical solution software modules and application demonstrator software modules;
the generic IRMA module software solution which has been integrated with commercial simulation software applications, commercial communications software, commercial and proprietary VR software, a secure data transfer solution, and industrial hardware;
a secure data transfer and management software solution compatible with the VR modules, IRMA technical solution et al.;
the "alpha demonstrator" VR test facility. This is located at BNFL, UK, and involves a VR demonstration facility, IRMA-BNFL LAN and a range of VR hardware and real Plant;
the "industrial control and monitoring application" VR software module comprising three scenarios and story-boards allowing real-time interactive two way VR with a range of different HMIís;
the "industrial training application" VR software module comprising three scenarios and story-boards allowing "supervisor" or "maintenance operator" training on virtual plant for monitoring, diagnosis and repair of fault conditions via interactive VR using a range of different HMIís;
the integrated Swiss region immersive "free-form design" application software enabling use of haptic feedback HMI and GUI software allowing flexible design tooling and functionality to aid the immersive design process;
the integrated built-structure analysis visualisation software Ė which allows interactive visualisation of built structures under simulated earth-quake conditions;
the integrated industrial rotating machinery visualisation software Ė which allows interactive visualisation of rotating machinery under fault conditions and comparative life prediction functionality;
the Japanese region industrial manufacturing component assembly, planning and costs evaluation software set in the context of ship and gas turbine component manufacturing;
testing and evaluation reports
dissemination activity and literature.; the irma web-site.
new VR development know-how to the development group members
new know-how and experience to the industrial applications partners.