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  CommandSim and SimsUshare featured on first Podcast of Flipped Fire Training

March 30, 2013.

Interview available on iTunes!

Director of Training Jim Murphy is interviewed in the first Podcast by Frank Lipski of Flipped Fire Training (@FlippedFire, also on Facebook), about CommandSim and SimsUshare in the Flipped Fire Classroom.

  CommandSim takes center stage at FRI

August 1-4, 2012.

CommandSim is proud to be sponsoring Fire Rescue's Company Officer of the Year award, to be announced in Denver at FRI. At that time, CommandSim (Booth #8018) will also announce some exciting, ground-breaking news regarding the hottest new sim platform, SimsUShare.

  Recognized Company Officers to Receive Free Rapid Sim-Builder Application

CommandSim awards each nominee in FireRescue’s Company Officer of the Year competition with copy of rapid sim-builder application, SimsUshare Desktop

JULY 24, 2012 –PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 24, 2012) . Each year, FireRescue’s Company Officer of the Year award is given to a Company Officer, nominated by their peers, who best demonstrates excellent leadership skills, tactical knowledge and community involvement. This year’s winner is TSgt Travis Benne, station chief with Andersen Fire and Emergency Services in Guam.

CommandSim, an industry leader in software tools for fire and emergency services training and corporate sponsor of the award, has announced that it will donate a copy of its newest rapid simulation-building application, SimsUshare Desktop (companion to its SimsUshare Mobile app), to each nominee, in recognition of their central role in promoting a culture of safety and preparedness.

“The firefighters in the field look up to the company officers as mentors and leaders, while the executive officers critically depend on them to get the job done safely,” remarked CommandSim’s Training Director, Lt. Jim Murphy (Ret.), a 32-year veteran of Orange County Fire Rescue (Winter Park, FL). “While the award can only highlight the accomplishments of a single individual, in reality, every nominee is a stand-out in his or her community. That’s why we at CommandSim want to recognize their accomplishments, and help each of them succeed in their training mission to improve their organization’s command, strategy, tactics, and communications.”

The Company Officer of the Year award will be presented at the IAFC’s 2012 Fire-Rescue International conference in Denver on Aug. 4. CommandSim representatives will be present at the award ceremony and the exhibit hall, in booth #8018.

About CommandSim
CommandSim is an award-winning division of Equipment Simulations LLC, a technology company based in Philadelphia that creates products to help instructors use virtual simulation technology for building better leaders and teams. Its latest product is a rapid simulation-builder application, SimsUshare Mobile and Desktop, which enables everyone to create and use fire training simulations, not just one or two in each organization. The company also produces software for multiplayer training exercises, allowing participants to remain in their station while participating in exercises, without requiring cumbersome software installs or 'per seat' licenses. CommandSim software is widespread across the US and Canada, as well as powering online simulations used by many thousands per month. 

  CommandSim and Fire Instruction partner to bring rapid dynamic simulation construction into the fire training classroom

July 18, 2012.

CommandSim, an industry leader in software tools for fire and emergency services training, is proud to announce its collaboration with Fire Instruction a trusted, well-respected source in California for fire training in the San Francisco Bay Area and Central Valley. Fire Instruction instructors will apply simulation tools, such as CommandSim’s newest SimsUshare Mobile, among others, to make the training maximally relevant to each class through the use of their own buildings, structures and target hazards.

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  Unveiling SimsUShare Mobile at FDIC 2012

April 19, 2012.

CommandSim is proud to introduce an innovation in fire training: the world's first mobile app for making training simulations. Called "SimsUShare Mobile", this product works on a variety of platforms (including Windows & Mac). See the press release at

  CommandSim assists Hendrik Bilek, Eagle Scout, in his development of New Fire Training Facility

April 3, 2012.

Eagle Scout Hendrik Bilek created a fire training facility his volunteer fire department in Hebron, CT. Check out the local news coverage.

  Grand Opening of the VICC

Sept 9, 2011.

Mesa Community College (Mesa, AZ) inaugurated their new training facility, the Virtual Incident Command Center. The VICC is a state-of-the-art training facility for emergency responders. For more information, see our posting about this event by clicking here.

  SimsUShare, the Next Generation of CommandSim

July, 2011.

The next generation of CommandSim is called SimsUShare, and development efforts are busily underway. Please visit the web site to sign up to receive notices as more information is released. This is going to be a game changer for the industry!

  CommandSim Checklist Now Available!
  Nov 1, 2010.

CommandSim is proud to release its latest product, CommandSim Checklist, the electronic scoresheet application that streamlines performance analysis for training and evaluation. Contact us for more details.
  CommandSim Learning Community Launched

Oct 14, 2010.

CommandSim introduces its Learning Community to provide customers with a structured approach for learning CommandSim software, along with discussion with other simulation developers and example scenarios you can customize. Come check out the Community now!

  CommandSim version 1.7.1 Released
  Sept. 1, 2010.

CommandSim Department Edition, version 1.7.1, is released to all licensed customers. This version adds several sought-after additions that make CommandSim easier to operate as well as more flexible.
  CommandSim Launches Incident Safety Officer Classes
  July 1, 2010.

In collaboration with the Fire Department Safety Officers Association (FDSOA), CommandSim launches its Incident Safety Officer (ISO) class (with ProBoard certification) and Incident Command Training class. Find out more at
  CommandSim Exhibits at Interschutz
  June 14-16, 2010

CommandSim appears with its European distributor, General FireTech, at the world's largest Fire Service show, Interschutz, held this year in Leipzig, Germany.
  Adobe Writes Showcase Article about CommandSim, following Adobe 2009 MAX Award

March, 2010.

Adobe published the customer showcase article about CommandSim. The article presents viewpoints from CommandSim customers and discusses the application and its features.

What are you continuing to read this for when you can go check it out!

  CommandSim wins Adobe MAX Award

Oct, 2009.

Results from the Adobe MAX conference were announced tonight, October 6. CommandSim chosen through public voting as best application in the Public Sector Category. CommandSim team members Jonathan Kaye and Troy Gardner were on hand in Los Angeles to accept the award on behalf on the Equipment Simulations LLC team and customers and users of CommandSim simulations. Party time!

CommandSim greatly appreciates, and acknowledges, the support from the National Institute Of Environmental Health Science through Award Number R44ES013908.