Walmart Employees Say VR Training Helped Save Lives During El Paso Shooting

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Earlier this month, a deadly mass shooting took place at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, claiming the lives of 22 individuals and injuring 24 others. During an interview with Fortune , McMillan stated that members of the El Paso Walmart management team, as well as associates, felt that their experience in the companies VR training module helped them better navigate the shooting as it occurred. I’ve been to Southaven, and I went to El Paso on Tuesday [Aug.

How to score one of those 'swamp ass' candles you saw on TikTok

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The entrepreneurs responsible are Abby and Nuvia Zepeda, two sisters in El Paso, Texas, who run a small company called Oddball Candles.

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Nuclear Power Plant Uses VR For Control Room Training

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Just recently, Walmart employees credited their VR training as having helped them stay alive during the horrendous El Paso shooting that took place earlier this month. Fortum looks to VR to provide cost-effective training for its operators. VR is quickly becoming the go-to training solution for a growing number of industries.

Editorial: How Qualcomm’s New Enterprise XR Program Can Accelerate Growth

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We are also seeing companies like Walmart utilizing mobile VR headsets like the Oculus Go for training employees, which has already helped as the CEO said that training helped save lives in the El Paso shooting because of active shooter training. Right now enterprise XR is where most growth in XR is happening outside of Oculus and Sony’s walled gardens.

'He's gone full Hodor': Seth Meyers roasts Trump for whining about COVID still being a thing

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We're seeing new records for daily cases, deaths are up 13 percent, hospitals in hotspots are overwhelmed — like in El Paso, where there's been a 300 percent increase in hospitalization since the start of October. "Trump is once again trying to warp reality," said Seth Meyers in Wednesday night's A Closer Look segment. Thirty-seven states are seeing spikes in coronavirus cases, which are up 39 percent across the country.

The AR Show: Training for Quarterbacks & Walmart Clerks

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It’s also worth noting that since this episode aired, the tragic Walmart mass shooting in El Paso happened. This article features the latest episode of The AR Show. Based on a new collaboration, episode coverage now joins AR Insider’s editorial flow including narrative insights and audio. See past and future episodes here or subscribe.