GSE Systems' 21st Century Simulation Technology Gets Medieval on Training


GSE Systems' 21stCentury Simulation Technology Gets Medieval on Training

900-year-old English court will be transformed into world-class energy industry training facility featuring 3D interactive learning tools

SYKESVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GSE Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GVP) will provide its state-of-the-art simulation tools to EDF Energy for its flagship training facility being built in a 900-year-old medieval monastery in southwest England. GSE Systems will supply Activ3Di™ visualization technology for maintenance training, GPWR generic nuclear simulators, VPanel™ glass-top simulators and other cutting-edge simulation technologies for training energy industry workers.

A £15-million renovation (approximately US $22.3 million) of Cannington Court in Somerset by EDF Energy, one of the UK's largest energy companies, will convert the historic buildings and grounds into the central hub for EDF's network of training facilities across the UK. The campus will also include on-site housing for up to 50 people at a time. The facility is slated to open in early 2014.

GSE's Activ3Di interactive visualization tools provide trainees with immersive 3D virtual training environments for field operations and maintenance. The company's real-time nuclear simulators generate industry-leading accuracy and responsiveness for operator training. The result is a more realistic experience for trainees. When used in a multiple-format learning scenario, this type of training is shown to be the fastest way to competency.

"This collaboration utilizes the respective skills and experience from both sides which are complementary. We will combine the world-class training technology from GSE Systems in support of EDF Energy's visionary leadership and industry knowledge to deliver an unparalleled learning experience that is unique in content and method of engagement," said Graham Wren, European SVP and Managing Director of GSE Systems UK.

Located about 110 miles west of London, Cannington Court is owned by Bridgewater College. The buildings date back to the 12th century, at which time they were connected to a Benedictine nunnery. The project will include some new construction and repairs to the medieval barn, lodge, dairy and walled gardens.

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About GSE Systems, Inc.

GSE Systems, Inc. is a world leader in real-time high-fidelity simulation, providing a wide range of simulation, training and engineering solutions to the energy and process industries. Its comprehensive and modular solutions help customers achieve performance excellence in design, training and operations. GSE's products and services are tailored to meet specific client requirements such as scope, budget and timeline. The Company has over four decades of experience, more than 1,100 installations, and hundreds of customers in over 50 countries spanning the globe. GSE Systems is headquartered in Sykesville (Baltimore), Maryland, with offices in St. Marys, Georgia; Madison, New Jersey; Cary, North Carolina; Chennai, India; Nyköping, Sweden; Stockton-on-Tees, UK; Glasgow, UK; and Beijing, China. Information about GSE Systems is available at


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