From Simulated Live Births to Faking Color Blindness

 - Jun 30, 2009   Updated: Apr 14 2011
Imitation is recreation and what finer way is there to recreate the sensation or experience of something than with a virtual simulator?

This cluster examines twenty different examples of simulation including live births, waterparks, skiing, color blindness, and much more. Take a browse through to see the many things you can virtually do via simulation.

Implications - The rapid advancement of technology has enabled designers to create innovative simulators for nearly every industry. Whether they serve a functional purpose in educational institutions or an entertainment purpose in families' living rooms, these simulators give consumers an opportunity to experience a previously inaccessible event, such as horseback riding, giving birth or skiing down a mountainside.