miniSim


The miniSim™ provides custom driving simulators tailored to your needs, with unlimited tech support backed by decades of development, engineering, and research expertise.

Options include automated driving, eye-tracking, video recording, infotainment, motion base, and more.




Applications

Research

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The miniSim provides accurate, repeatable results for any type of driving research.

Development

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Supports automated driving simulation and is well suited for evaluation and testing of interfaces, devices, and other systems.

Clinical

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Portable and configurable to your clinical trial needs. We have decades of experience in human-subject research to assist you along the way.

Training and Outreach

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Customize your miniSim to educate drivers or deliver a message to your audience. Options incude portable laptop-based systems.


Standard configurations

Desktop

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Most affordable: small footprint simulator with the same powerful miniSim software found on our largest systems.

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Simplified Cab

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Most popular: Basic wheel and pedals, real car seat, plenty of driver controls, and multiple display options.

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Quarter Cab

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For greater realism: wheel, pedals, and driver controls from an actual vehicle, with a dashboard.

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Half Cab

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As close to real as it gets: A real car halved just behind the front seats. Display options include monitors or a 180° projection screen.

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Add-On Options

For new or existing miniSims. See all add-on options.

Springfield Road Network

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A pre-built virtual world to save you time. Includes freeway, urban, residential, and rural roads ready to go.

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Motion Base

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Durable actuators provide motion in three degrees of freedom (heave, roll, pitch) and vibration based on road surface, speed, and engine RPM.

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Video Capture

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Optional high definition 4-camera recording systems for research organizations that need to video record drives.

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Vehicle Automation

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Behaviors include transfer of control, automatic lane change, event triggers, and more, as well advanced integrations, API, and user-defined subsystems.

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miniSim Services

Installation
Training
Virtual Environments
Custom Scenarios
Engineering
Consulting

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Contact Us

National Advanced Driving Simulator
University of Iowa
2401 Oakdale Blvd
Iowa City
IA, 52242, US

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About Us

Our software is based on the state-of-the-art driving simulation technology at the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS), a transportation safety research center at the University of Iowa. NADS uses its suite of world-class driving simulators and instrumented vehicles to conduct research studies for the private and public sectors.