MOTION SYSTEMS ARE USED FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF APPLICATIONS

The most common a are :

  • Driving simulators
  • Rotary flight simulators (typically, a 6DOF is the only realistic option)
  • Fixed wing flight simulator (a 6 DOF will allow asymetric flights and ground handling to be simulated correctly thanks to the SWAY, SURGE and YAW axis missing on a 3DOF)
  • Train simulators (a 6DOF is typically recommended for a train simulator due to the dominant surge and sway requirements)
  • Driving simulators (a 6DOF will let you feel loss of grip or traction, rapid lane change, acceleration onset, braking, rough terrain, ripple strips,…)
  • Industrial testing
  • Mining simulators
  • Movie ride simulators
  • Industrial testing (gaz tank tester, …)
  • Research applications
  • TV and cinema (advertisement, movies,…)
  • Event attraction
  • Amusement park ride
  • Medical research
  • Telecommunication equipement (track satelittes)
  • Landing platform for drone or flying car
  • Sea motion compensation
  • Boating, sailing, ( a 6OF is typically the only solution when it comes to sea motion)
  • Aircraft compensation
  • Landing platform for drone or flying car
  • … and much more !

Examples of our work

MOTORBIKE R&D

The precision, repetition and reliability of our machines allows us to work with the best automobile and motorcycle manufacturers.


TRAIN SIMULATORS

MFS provides motion systems from train simulators for the gaming industry to full R&D simulators for major train manufacturers R&D or training departments.
Rail simulation can only be achieved properly when using a 6DOF system (given the need for the dominant sway and surge axis).
Meanwhile, 3DOF and 2DOF systems can be considered in some case as Alstom within this project.


Medical research

MFS often offers products and services in the medical research field. Christopher Fetsch, professor of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins university in the USA is conducting very interesting studies about the decision making process taking place in our brains … Professor Fetsch uses one of our 6DOF machine customized to meet is requested specifications including performance, precision and operation within a confined space.


Medical research

Professor Bachta of the French University of Marie Currie is using one of our small 6DOF machine to study human natural reaction to change of floor attitude. This study will help him achieve bionic/robotic legs.


SEA MOTION

Be it to train sailors for the race (no media shared here for NDA reaons) on ultra wide sailboat replicas or entertain the public during the race (as shown here), we are teaming up with America’s Cup teams.


SEA MOTION

When you need to train your sailors on the go within a container.


Serious gaming, simulator or event


EVENT

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TV

For this project, we supplied a very fast S3DOF. Our customer used our API to control our platform from within its simulator. Viewer of the TV show were able to compete, from their smartphone, with the contestant on the show riding our machine.

Mine train, 4×4 buggy, flying vessel,…


FLIGHT SIMULATOR CENTER

Simmarket is one of the leading company within the flight simulation industry.

They trusted us for their showroom and flight simulator center in Hamburg.

One constraint : The full motion had to operate within a room with a 4m high ceiling keeping high excursions and performance.


FLIGHT SIMULATOR CENTER

NORTHSEA is the only full flight simulator accessible to the general public and pilots alike in Belgium, Europe and maybe the world.


COMMUNICATION R&D SEA MOTION

Jotron develops, manufactures and markets state of the art communication
products and systems for land, sea and air applications worldwide. JOTRON uses 2 MFS motion systems to test its instrument 24/7 prior testing them at sea.


HEAVY EQUIPMENT TESTING – SEA MOTION

This motion platform tolerates up to 6Tons of payload and is currently used to test military equipment under rough sea conditions.

We cannot disclose more information given our pending NDA.


EURO SPACE CENTER

The euro space center is the european experience center related to space.

These were just a few examples of applications for motion systems, for more information to discuss your project