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AGITO: Virtual Reality Environment for Power Systems Substations Operators Training

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8853)

Abstract

This paper presents the architecture and development of a virtual reality environment for powers systems substations operators training. The proposal intents to reduce the training time for new operators and increase the effectiveness of the continuous training of operators. Using the simulation, the operator can interact with a virtual reality interface (immersive or non immersive) viewing the state of the power system captured through the supervisory system and acting through the virtual environment operating the substation, without exposing the system to dangerous situations, avoiding the occurrence of injuries of any kind. Also, the training sessions can be analyzed offline by an instructor.

Keywords

Virtual Reality Systems Power Systems Training 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Applied Computing Group (NCA)Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA)São LuísBrazil
  2. 2.Design DepartmentFederal Institute of Maranhão - IFMASão LuísBrazil
  3. 3.São Francisco Hydroelectric Company - CHESFRecifeBrazil

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