Beyond video games: World’s largest simulation event gives peek at tech of tomorrow


Right now, there’s a place in town where you can fly jets, steer a ship and complete a combat mission all in one room — and many of those programs are created right in our own back yard.

The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation & Education Conference (I/ITSEC) — the world’s largest modeling and simulation event — kicked off Nov. 27 at the Orange County Convention Center, where local companies are showing off the latest advancements in defense and medical training using virtual and augmented reality.