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. I’ve been to Southaven, and I went to El Paso on Tuesday [Aug.

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.

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The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.08.25): Lots of new VR content previewed, Sony acquires Insomniac, Matrix 4 in the works and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Everyone was overwhelmed by the greatness of the game’s universe, everyone loved the immersion, but also highlighted lots of glitches, performance issues (there was a huge optimization error fixed lately with a patch) and problems with the UX.

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The AR Show: Training for Quarterbacks & Walmart Clerks

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VR’s immersion lets them retain information in minutes that would otherwise take hours in a traditional lecture. It’s also worth noting that since this episode aired, the tragic Walmart mass shooting in El Paso happened.