Microsoft ESP software development kit coming soon! - Microsoft's Visual Simulation Platform

Microsoft releasing a new visual simulation platform called ‘Microsoft ESP’ that brings immersive games-based technology to training and learning, decision support, R&D modeling for military and commercial aviation organizations. Microsoft ESP supports personal computer-based, commercial hardware & software, and enables simulations to be built faster and more cost-effectively, said Dave Boker of ACES Studio. Microsoft […]

Microsoft releasing a new visual simulation platform called ‘Microsoft ESP’ that brings immersive games-based technology to training and learning, decision support, R&D modeling for military and commercial aviation organizations. Microsoft ESP supports personal computer-based, commercial hardware & software, and enables simulations to be built faster and more cost-effectively, said Dave Boker of ACES Studio. Microsoft ESP capitalizes on years of investment in Flight Simulator franchise. Partners and developers can create Windows-based solutions that go beyond entertainment and’re consistent with industry's move toward serious games and games-based learning as training tools, Boker said. Microsoft ESP 1.0, available in January via Microsoft's Volume Licensing price list, will cost $799 per machine for client licenses. The Microsoft ESP software development kit will cost $99.