Nuclear Power Plant Uses VR For Control Room Training


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. In-headset comparison of the HTC Vive Pro and Varjo VR-1 / Image Credit: Varjo.

The Dodgers Integrate VR Batting Practice Into Training Curriculum


2019 marks the first season in which the Los Angeles Dodgers are fully integrating VR technology into their official training curriculum, signaling a new era in professional-level athletic training. News HTC Vive Pro The Dodgers VR Batting Practice VR Pitchers VR Training WIN Reality

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Toyota Using VR To Train Robots To Assist The Elderly


Once a researcher has provided a sufficient amount of data to a “robot-in-training,” Toyota then uses that accumulated knowledge to educate other robots using a technique referred to as “fleet learning.” The post Toyota Using VR To Train Robots To Assist The Elderly appeared first on VRScout.

Strengthening Your Muscle Memory With VR Hockey Training


Sense Arena’s portable VR Hockey Training kit was a big hit at CES 2019. A couple of months ago I was fortunate enough to the VR Sports and Entertainment Summit in San Francisco, where I had the opportunity to try out the virtual Hockey training kit from Sense Arena.

VR Train Simulator ‘Derail Valley’ to Launch into Early Access This Week

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Delays are a train driver’s worst nightmare, and while it’s true upcoming VR train simulator Derail Valley has seen a modest setback after its planned January 18th launch, the game is now full steam ahead as it makes its Early Access debut on the Oculus Store and Steam this week.

Volkswagen Will Train 10,000 Employees Using VR This Year


The Volkswagen Group will use an augmented reality hub to train employees across the globe. ????????????In Over 30 VR training experiences cover everything from vehicle assembly, new team member training, and customer service. News Automotive Cars HTC Vive Training Volkswagen

HaptX Gloves Will Help Transform VR Training and Design


Instead the HaptX Gloves are targeted to larger industrial corporate clients looking to deploy virtual training solutions that require force feedback and sub-millimeter precision. The post HaptX Gloves Will Help Transform VR Training and Design appeared first on VRScout.

Watch: This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training

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Industrial Training International is readying their VR Mobile Crane Simulator for the March ConExpo Event in Las Vegas. Founded in 1986, ITI is a world leader in crane and rigging training and consulting; they are relied on by multiple industries such as mining, construction, and energy.

Volkswagen Group to Train 10,000 Employees in VR This Year

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Volkswagen Group and VR studio Innoactive revealed the global, multi-brand automotive company is planning to train 10,000 employees this year alone using virtual reality. The post Volkswagen Group to Train 10,000 Employees in VR This Year appeared first on Road to VR.

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Training Your Brain Muscles with VR

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Sense Arena’s portable VR Hockey Training kit was a big hit at CES 2019. It is, however, a considerable investment the Pro Pack will set you back $5,480 (which includes a HTC Vive Pro, two HTC lighthouses, four trackers, one wireless adapter, and VR-ready PC with a touch monitor.

UPS Is Integrating VR Into US Training Facilities


The global leader in package delivery will soon be using virtual reality to train its future drivers. UPS doesn’t joke around when it comes to training its employees. The post UPS Is Integrating VR Into US Training Facilities appeared first on VRScout.

Derail Valley Is A Realistic VR Train Simulator Arriving Very Soon


We’ve been following VR train simulator Derail Valley for some time now. Derail Valley will launch in pre-release on January 18th with support for the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and Windows VR headsets. Experiences Gaming derail valley htc vive oculus rift train simulator windows VR

Vive X Company Immersive Factory Raises £850k Towards VR-based HSE Training

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Companies across the world are discovering the benefit of implementing virtual reality (VR) training as a way of safely teaching employees new skills. It represents a real asset for improving our customers’ occupational health and safety training.

This VR Training Simulation is One of the Best We’ve Ever Seen

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One of the best we’ve seen, this video, demonstrating a dangerous workplace simulation for train operators, shows how virtual reality and motion controllers might revolutionise training in the work place.

HapTech is Aiming its Electromagnetic Haptics at Military VR Training

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HapTech aiming its impressive electromagnetic recoil system toward military VR training. But the company also has ambitions in more serious uses of its tech and is gunning for use in military VR training.

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Training Robots Tedious Tasks With VR


Thanks to a VR headset like the HTC Vive and accompanying motion controllers, you can show a robot named Brett how to tackle simple tasks without ever having to write any additional code. . Does this mean we will be programming R2-D2 using an HTC Vive to help us around the house?

STRIVR Introduces VR Training On and Off the Field

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Belch realized the potential of VR for sports training and spent two years working with Bailenson to develop and troubleshoot an effective way to film Stanford Football’s practices in 360-degree, immersive video allowing players to rewatch practice film using a VR headset.

UPS Is Using HTC Vive To Train Its Drivers In Hazard Perception


VR is already being used to train staff at Walmart and help build cars , but now it will help get your UPS packages to your door safely too. HTC today revealed a partnership with UPS, installing Vive headsets in the delivery company’s nine training centers across the USA.

Halo VR Training Included In Touring Fan Event


The Training Grounds will “simulate what it takes to be a Spartan, in an immersive, Halo themed combat training environment,” according to the website for Halo: Outpost Discovery. The trailer above shows shots of Vrcade backpack systems and an HTC Vive.

Medical Training Platform using VR Intervoke


Intervoke has developed a VR interactive platform for medical training on the HTC Vive. At the initial start of the application, users are guided through a training mode with stunning visual content. CES 2017 Demo HTC HTC Vive Video Virtual Reality Virtual Reality News Vive VR

Unabomber for HTC Vive lets you skip FBI training


If you want to work for the FBI, you can look forward to 20 intense weeks of training at Quantico in Virginia. However, if that seems like a little too much commitment and you think you can start working on solving crimes now, you can download the Unabomber for the HTC Vive, now available on Viveport. You can skip the 20 week Quantico training and download Unabomber from Viveport for $4.99 HTC Vive FBI Quantico Unabomber Viveport featured top

Derren Brown’s HTC Vive VR Ghost Train Ride Now Open


The ride experience, called Ghost Train , is now open at the UK theme park and is designed to make you question your reality, all while sitting in what appears to be a suspended 20ft Victorian Carriage. The post Derren Brown’s HTC Vive VR Ghost Train Ride Now Open appeared first on VRScout.

STRIVR Labs Raises $5 Million And Adds Enterprise VR Training


And so startup STRIVR Labs has launched into a new enterprise VR training business, while still remaining in the sports VR training game. STRIVR is already working with a handful of Fortune 500 companies on comprehensive training programs utilizing VR.

Gorgeous VR Train Sim Rolling Line Gets Release Date, New Trailer


We like to refer to lots of third-person VR games as ‘train set VR’ here at UploadVR, but Rolling Line takes that definition very seriously. Rolling Line will hit Steam on April 6th with support for both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, but will also support standard PC play, too.

Japan’s New VR Ninja Dojo Actually Trains You To Be An Assassin


As if Mario Kart and Dragonball VR experiences weren’t enough, you can soon train to be a ninja in VR. Launching in Tokyo later this month, you’ll dress up at a ninja and undergo rigorous training. Once the training’s over, you’ll adorn an HTC Vive headset.

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Volkswagen Teams With Vive For VR Training and Collaboration Rollout


Volkswagen Group is one of the first companies in the world to fully commit to training employees in VR. The car maker this week announced that it is deploying VR training with the HTC Vive headset across its global operations.

Japanese University Uses ‘Building Scale VR’ For Disaster Training


Forget Room Scale VR; the Nagoya University in Japan is using ‘Building Scale VR’ for disaster training. It’s a roundabout way of getting bigger tracking out of the HTC Vive, but the result could help save lives in the future.

VR startup to help train US Air Force

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They needed to train hundreds of airmen, but there weren’t enough real aircraft to go around. Vinci focuses on creating realistic training environments and tools with an emphasis on maintenance training for industries including aircraft maintenance and wind turbines.

Become a Spartan in Halo Training Grounds’ Free-Roaming VR Multiplayer Starting This Weekend

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Called Halo: Outpost Discovery, the travelling live event experience will be heading to various US cities and as part of it VRstudios has created a free-roaming virtual reality (VR) multiplayer called Training Grounds. . News Halo Halo Training Grounds Halo: Outpost Discovery VRstudios

BOOM BABY! | Zombie Training Simulator (HTC Vive Virtual Reality)

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Keep calm and shoot zombies in the FACE in Virtual Reality! Jack with Zombies can only mean fun, shouting and a great lauch! jacksepticeye Channel. Gameplay jacksepticeye YouTube Players

HTC Reveals Vive Focus Plus, Coming Q2 2019


Continuing their push towards enterprise VR technology, HTC has unveiled a new version of their HTC Vive Focus headset designed specifically for use by businesses and corporations. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC. Image Credit: HTC.

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See Dragon Ball Z VR’s Kamehameha Training In Action


From the looks of it, the experience pits you in a training camp where Goku himself will teach you how to execute the iconic Kamehameha attack. If you haven’t shouted “Kame… hame… ha” in VR at least once yet then you’re doing it wrong.

GDC 2019: HTC Announces Lip-Tracking Dev Kit For Vive Pro


This week HTC Vive America’s Vice President of Product and Operations–Vinay Narayan–revealed plans for a developer kit that adds lip-tracking capabilities to the HTC Vive Pro & Vive Pro Eye. Image Credit: HTC.

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HTC announces Vive Pro Eye and Vive Cosmos at CES 2019

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The CES is going to start tomorrow, but today HTC has already made its great announcements, showing to the world the upcoming new hardware Vive Pro Eye, Vive Cosmos and software solutions Viveport Infinity and Vive Reality system. The Vive Pro Eye, in all its splendor (Image by HTC).

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HTC Invests in 17 AR/VR Startups in Latest Vive X Accelerator Program

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HTC is now on its fourth batch in its $100 million accelerator program, which offers education, investment and mentorship to startups doing unique and and interesting things around VR and AR. HTC News htc vive htc vive x vive x

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Hands-on: Trained by Rocky in ‘Creed: Rise to Glory’, a Heart-pumping Innovation in Arcade VR Boxing

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I’m no boxer, but I certainly felt like one flailing away at the bags, picking up the sort of training skills I’d need before heading into my first (and only) bout.

Elon Musk’s OpenAI Is Training Robots In VR


OpenAI, Musk’s artificial intelligence research company, this week revealed a look at its new system that teaches robots how to perform actions using the HTC Vive. We’ve created a robotics system, trained entirely in simulation and deployed on a physical robot, which can learn a new task after seeing a human do it in VR once. Another day, another fascinatingly futuristic project with Elon Musk’s name attached to it.