Last week, Freiberg University (Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg) held a three-day training event for new mine rescue aspirants. This also marked the first usage of Mittweida’s Mine Rescue Simulator. Over the last 10 months, a group of software developers was engaged in a cooperative research project of Freiberg University and Mittweida University of Applied Sciences. This research project, Mining-RoX, produced a number of 3D scans of mine sections below Freiberg, Saxony. After a period of discussion about the application and visualization of said scans, they were tasked with creating a prototype for a mine rescue simulator. Read More