What We Do
At the Virtual Heroes Division of Applied Research Associates we create immersive, 3D interactive learning solutions and high-fidelity synthetic virtual environments. Our goal is to create realistic, detailed training, entertainment, and educational solutions to improve your safety, security, and way of life.
With over a decade of immersive content development experience and the resources of over 1000 employees at ARA, we provide the rare combination in this market of depth and breadth of a mature 3D software development team along with the longevity and financial stability of over 35 years of growth at ARA.
Computer-based, simulated 3D environments for Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) and Virtual Worlds platforms.
Game technology for education, training, strategic messaging, mission planning and rehearsal, and scientific visualization.
Representations of real life that accurately demonstrate a physical or simulated process or phenomenon. Provides effective training and practice in a safe, controlled environment.
Rapid generation of synthetic environments for training and testing. Intuitive technologies to build and share environment databases.
Common software for military tactical engagement simulation systems. Provides common software core for engagement adjudication, injury/damage assessment, treatment/repair, logistics, and device integration.
Team training sessions for your company or studio, covering all aspects of content creation through art, programming, design, QA, and production environment configurations.