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The Correct Joystick Configuration of Your MuVIT System

For this tutorial blog about joystick configuration, we will presume that you have all the essential parts of a MuVIT system ready to go. It could be useful to print the second half of this tutorial as there are cases where Virtual Sailor loses its configurarion and you need to reenter it. With this tutorial…

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Some DIYers having problems with Unified Remote

Some DIYers have reported having issues getting the Unified Remote app to work with their Virtual Sailor instance on their tablet. They are getting the “Can’t Sync” message or being unable to find the server . First, we would point out both products are complex with many moving parts, Unified Remote in particular can require…

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An updated tutorial on how to use tablets in MuVIT

The tablet is at the heart of the new MuVIT platform. Those who have a VRInsight console can continue to use that as we’ve documented. We’ve selected the 8.7″ Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite, which we will be offering when our store opens after the Annual Meeting in February. It will look very similar to…

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Advantages of using boating simulation training in the classroom

Introduction Numerous interactive simulators exist which can be used to provide a learning environment for students which allows them to consider, evaluate and solve real-life scenarios they might face. The use of simulators is rapidly being recognized and integrated into many educational settings. In this article we will address boating simulation and how it can…

Some computers may require DirectX to be installed

When installing Virtual Sailor NG it is possible you will get the following message, particularly if you’ve never had any gaming software on your computer: In all likelihood reinstalling won’t help because if you don’t have DirectX installed it probably still isn’t there. But fear not, there is an easy fix for this problem. Before…

Report that windows blocked installing Virtual Sailor

We have received a report of windows blocking the installation of Virtual Sailor NG. Some anti-malware software such as the Windows Defender, which is very good but it has its own quirks, may erroneously flag Virtual Sailor NG as malicious or unknown software. This does not mean that the software is infected or malicious. In…