Virage Simulation Inc. selects AutoSim as provider for key software components.

Tromso, January 16th, 2006 - Virage Simulation Inc. has selected AutoSim AS as provider of key software components for its high fidelity car simulator currently under development. According to the agreement, AutoSim will be providing a set of simulation software modules including the visual databases, and scenario creation tools.

“We conducted a thorough analysis of the existing software currently available on the market and concluded that AutoSim had the best-suited package for our application”, said Remi Quimper, president, Virage Simulation. “Their software open architecture will allow for a seem less integration of our developed cockpit and software. We were also impressed by the quality of AutoSim’s visual scenes.”

“The agreement with Virage Simulation is part of our strategy to leverage the investment we made in the development of our software” said Martin Hansen, president, AutoSim AS. “Virage is bringing years of experiences from the Aerospace Training Industry. Merging our expertise will take our simulation to a new level”.

Virage Simulation Inc. is a privately owned company with its headquarters in Montreal, Canada. Virage Simulation designs and manufactures car simulator equipment and provides services to support research activities and the driving school industry.

AutoSim, based in Tromso Norway, operates at the most advanced level of the Virtual Reality market, utilizing highly skilled personnel and "on the edge" technology to produce simulator software, visual databases, and complete simulation systems for training and research purposes. Their complete full-scale driver training and driving research simulators have been delivered to customers in Norway, Germany, China, Spain, Morocco and USA. The company has also participated in several European research projects like TRaCS -Truck and Coach Simulators, CARDS - Comprehensive Research and Development Simulator, SHE - Simulated Hydraulic Excavator, and CLARESCO - Car & Truck Lighting Analyses.

For more information, please contact:

Virage Simulation Inc.
Rémi Quimper, Président

AutoSim AS
Martin Hansen, President