Experiences

OTRONICON brings together the entertaining world of consumer video games with a behind-the-scenes view of the art, technology and science that form the foundation and the future of both the videogame and simulation industries. Families and individuals of all ages will have a tremendous range of places and opportunities to explore.

 

For Families

Who said video games are just for kids? Live out your childhood dreams behind the wheel of a racing car or in the cockpit of a fighter jet in one of our state of the art simulators. Or play and interact with the best in gaming and digital technology. There is something for everyone to enjoy including virtual reality, interactive surface tables, next-generation consoles and even classic arcade machines!

 

For Gamers

Are you good? Really good? Good enough to face off on some of your favorite games in person? At Otronicon, you can test your skills on more than 100 gaming stations in a variety of competition formats.

 

For Educators

Otronicon offers interactive worshops uniquely designed for middle and high school students to explore the world of gaming technology. Students can work with industry-based tools for simulation and game design.

 

It's time to kick the tires and light the fires!

Lockheed Martin returns to Otronicon for the 10th straight year to showcase their state-of-the-art flight simulators. In fact, you can experience 10 including the HotSeat Simulator, RedBird Jay Simulator and Prepar3D Simulator. Experience the scenario and mission-focused engagement firsthand from one of the industry’s best!

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Orlando-based Gentleman Squid Studio brings you arcade action best described as a blend of "Guitar Hero" and "Missile Command"!

In "Rise of the Ravager," a god desires to be reborn, an event that would signal the End of Times. Seek favor from the Old Ones to prevent his avatar from destroying all. Play alone or invite up to three friends to blast hordes of enemies utilizing a unique combat system based on color. Large boss fights, multiple landscapes, unfolding mythology — preventing the End of Times is an entertaining challenge in "Rise of the Ravager"!

Design Interactive, Inc. is a local woman-owned small business that has developed a mobile gaming application to support amputees.

FreeRunner requires gamers to use gestures to control their character and make him jump, duck and run. Get fitted with a unique gesture recognition device to play the game and attain a high score to be added to the leaderboard. This technology demonstrates how to use a new brain-controlled prosthetic limb.

In 2009, Design Interactive was named one of Central Florida’s top woman–owned businesses by the Orlando Business Journal.

This year on the 10th anniversary of Otronicon, Bright House Networks will have an interactive booth in a home-like environment. Guests can come sit on our living room couch and play Terraria on the PlayStation 4. Step into our kitchen area and watch cable TV or surf the web with our Lightning fast internet speeds. Come see what's new in our world on our new website www.letsconnect.com.

Check out our new products and services such as Echo, Enhanced DVR, All on Demand and much more. Grab an iPad to explore the new Bright House TV App as well as our WIFI Hotspot Locator App. Guests can also browse through our TV Everywhere Apps like HBO Go, Showtime Anytime and MTV. Bright House Networks helps connect our friends to what matters most.

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If you feel the need... the need for speed... check out Talon Simulations!

Test out your flying skills with the latest in aviation simulation. This UCF student research project aims to develop an affordable flight training device by integrating a high definition virtual reality environment. Hop in the pilot seat and experience the excitement of aviation adventure.

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Image Courtesy of Talon Simulations' Facebook Page

Orlando Science Center • 777 E. Princeton Street • Orlando, Florida 32803 • Phone: 407.514.2000 • Email: gservices@osc.org
The Science Center is supported by United Arts of Central Florida, host of power2give.org/centralflorida and the collaborative Campaign for the Arts. This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.