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Immersive Technologies extends its long-standing relationship with Caterpillar® for Simulation

2 December, 2009 - Perth Australia

Caterpillar's 2009 Sustainability Report

Immersive Technologies Advanced Training Simulators feature in
Caterpillar case study:
"Simulators Offer Big Impact on Safety and Efficiency"

UPDATE (Mar 19, 2010)

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Immersive Technologies and Caterpillar Inc. have signed the renewal of a global Technical Information and Licensing Agreement for the development of advanced equipment training simulators.

The scope of this agreement sees Caterpillar continue to exclusively provide Immersive Technologies with confi dential machine technical information and data that is necessary to simulate Caterpillar machinery. This proprietary information is not available or accessible to any other advanced simulator vendor.

“Access to technical information from Caterpillar allows Immersive to authenticate its simulators and provide its customer with value and confidence.”, said Peter Salfinger, CEO Immersive Technologies.

“Immersive Technologies is proud of its long standing alliance with Caterpillar. This renewal ensures the latest and most accurate training technology and features are engineered into our Caterpillar type simulator training solutions. This arrangement reflects our ongoing desire to develop a strong business relationship with Caterpillar that will benefit our joint customers.”, said Peter Salfinger.

As part of this agreement Caterpillar Global Mining will continue to exclusively recommend Immersive Technologies’ advanced training simulators to Caterpillar dealers and mining customers worldwide.

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About Immersive Technologies

Immersive Technologies is the world's largest, proven and tested supplier of surface and underground Advanced Equipment Simulators to the global mining industry. The company has achieved this unique position by focusing on its mission to make every mining and earthmoving equipment operator in the world safer and their employer more profitable through its simulation technologies. Immersive Technologies' Advanced Equipment Simulators are helping hundreds of mining companies around the world to increase their equipment operators' safety and site profitability through effective simulation training.

Immersive Technologies provides its customers with the most effective Advanced Equipment Simulators available. This is made possible through the formal exclusive licensing and technical information alliances Immersive has established with the leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), including: Caterpillar, Hitachi, Komatsu and Liebherr. These unique alliances provide Immersive Technologies with exclusive access to the OEM's proprietary and confidential machine technical information that is required to correctly simulate the OEM's machines and is not available through other public or dealer channels.

With advanced simulator modules deployed in 39 countries, Immersive Technologies is dedicated to provide outstanding service. To deliver on this commitment the company has customer sales and support offices located close to its customers in Perth and Brisbane Australia, Salt Lake City USA, Calgary, Ottawa & Vancouver Canada, Monterrey Mexico, Lima Peru, Santiago Chile, Bochum Germany, Johannesburg South Africa, Jakarta Indonesia, Kolkata India and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Immersive has the global mining experience, innovative technology, product range, OEM relationships, proven support commitment and industry vision to partner with you to ensure your simulator training solution delivers the significant results you expect.