Unique new DSM device shows, "outstanding promise to help solve some of the most vexing aero-medical challenges experienced by our pilots and air crew".

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New Motion platform developed by DSM for the Naval Medical Research Unit .

Features:

12 ft displacement, 1G peak acceleration, 182kg payload

System is on the path to being man-rated, with triple redundant safety scheme

Very smooth, accurate, quiet motion

Brushless linear motors and air bearings used to drive and constrain the platform

Integration of control cabinet with drivers, dynamic braking, and supplemental I/O

From "Navy Medicine Live", the official blog of Navy and Marine Corps Health Care.

"The Vertical Linear Accelerator is designed to generate precisely controlled vertical accelerations and serves as a platform for human research on such problems as vibration, spatial disorientation and motion sickness."   READ MORE