Healthcare & Medical Training On The Oculus Quest

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

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Employees claim active shooter training helped them respond faster to the situation. According to Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, that number could have potentially been higher had it not been for the companies active shooter VR training included as part of the Walmart Academy experience.

Walmart to Launch Nation-wide VR Training Program with Over 17,000 Oculus Headsets

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Walmart is set to expand its fledgling VR training program in a big way soon; the big box store is going to start a country-wide training program promising to bring over 17,000 Oculus Go headsets to its employees by the year’s end.

Walmart Expands VR Employee Training To All U.S. Locations

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Walmart associates will now have access to the same VR training their managers receive at Walmart Academies. While immersive training would no doubt prove beneficial in nearly all store-related exercises, Walmart is focused on three key areas: new technology, customer service, and compliance.

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. The simulator, which uses an Oculus Rift headset, comes in two forms – ‘Desktop’ and ‘Motion Base’.

Oculus & CHLA Bring VR Medical Training To Eleven New Facilities

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The advanced VR simulation expands to new medical institutions as Oculus & CHLA continue their push towards experiential education. These immersive training programs create high-stress environments that challenge users to make life-saving decisions under extreme pressure.

Walmart Brings Tricked Out ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ VR Experience to Select Stores

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SEE ALSO Walmart to Launch Nation-wide VR Training Program with Over 17,000 Oculus Headsets. Unsurprisingly, the activation also features a How to Train Your Dragon gift shop, because … Walmart.

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Oculus Go Used For In-Flight Pilot Training Demonstration

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Co-founders of a Texas-based company called Thrust Vector, which does contract development and consulting for both AR and VR, used Oculus Go while piloting an aircraft and say they have flown “probably 2 dozen full approaches in full VR, all the way down to about 50 feet above the runway.”

KFC Has A VR Job Training Simulator For New Employees

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The only way to escape this training room is learn how to fry chicken. We’ve seen brands like UPS integrate VR into training facilities and Walmart drop staff into Black Friday VR shopping simulators. Yes that’s right, KFC has an employee training VR experience—and it looks scary AF.

This Restaurant is Using Google Daydream to Train Employees

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The manager sits you down in some store room, wheels in a TV and makes you watch a training video that’s about as immersive as watching paint dry. This controller made for a more direct connection to the app versus the soft-tap touchpad of the Oculus GearVR.

Turn-key VR Training System ‘SimSpray’ Looks to Lower Costs for Commercial Spray Painters

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SimSpray is a VR training system targeting educational institutions, manufacturers, and trade unions, all with the eye for lowering costs over traditional training and offering some unique insight only available in VR.

Walmart Using Black Friday VR Simulator To Train Staff

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Walmart staff have their work cut out for them, one of the many reasons why the retail giant began opening its many ‘Walmart Academies’ to train its future staff on the details of their expected duties in a comfortable and cost-efficient manner.

Walmart Buys 17,000 Oculus Go Headsets For Worker Training

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Walmart and VR startup STRIVR are expanding a partnership and distributing Oculus Go headsets for worker training at every store. The roll out should see 17,000 Oculus Go headsets distributed to Walmart stores for employee training — four going to every Supercenter and two heading to each Neighborhood Market or Discount Store before the year is out. million in hardware plus STRIVR’s training program.

‘Space Junkies’ Update Brings New Map, Modes, Training Bots & More

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Announced on the Oculus blog , Ubisoft’s Montpellier studio has added a new map to the game called ‘The Jail’, an abandoned alien prison facility. Space Junkies , once a multiplayer-only game, now has training bots, which finally lets you hone your skills on your lonesome.

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.

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.

How To Train Your Dragon VR Swoops Into iFly Skydiving Centers

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A new How To Train Your Dragon VR experience is swooping into iFly centers in the US. The app is designed to promote the latest movie in the franchise, How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. It was running on an Oculus Rift DK2. Ready to fly like a dragon?

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Derail Valley Is A Realistic VR Train Simulator Arriving Very Soon

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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

STRIVR Secures $16M Series A Financing to Expand Enterprise VR Training

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STRIVR, the immersive VR training company, announced a $16 million round of financing led by GreatPoint Ventures (GPV) that is said to advance the company’s further expansion into the enterprise market.

Ecuador Is Launching A VR Training Program Supported By The World Bank

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Immersive training has the potential to make a huge impact on Ecuador’s education system. He sites an experimental study in China that the project draws from which showed a 30% increase in test results across the board from students using VR and AR training techniques.

Bechtel Partners with ITI to Expand VR Crane Training Capabilities

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Starting in 2016, the collaboration between Bechtel and ITI saw the creation of a mobile crane simulator project using an Oculus Rift headset in combination with a modular rig called ITI VR.

LA Hospital Using VR Simulation For Trauma Training

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The next generation of professional healthcare training has arrived. That’s exactly why Children’s Hospital Los Angeles teamed up with Oculus and other VR companies to bring low-cost emergency care training via virtual reality technology.

Epic’s VR Shooter Bullet Train Is Now the Wacky Robo Recall

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The post Epic's VR Shooter Bullet Train Is Now the Wacky Robo Recall appeared first on WIRED. Culture Game|Life Bullet Train Epic Games Oculus Oculus Rift Robo Recall virtual realityEpic Games' Unreal Engine 4-driven VR shooter gets a humorous makeover, and it's free.

Using VR Revolutionize Sports Training with STRIVR Labs

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Belch asked Bailenson if it was possible to use VR to train football players, but the technology wasn’t ready yet back in 2004. But for now, they’re focusing on training quarterbacks, goalies, watching pitches, and shooting freethrows.

Epic’s New Robo Recall Dev Diary Details The Game’s Evolution From Bullet Train

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Fans of the Rift will remember when developer Epic Games took to the stage of the Oculus Connect 2 keynote that year to announce a tech demo for the then-unreleased Oculus Touch controllers, called Bullet Train. Bullet Train, meanwhile, can now be downloaded on Rift for free.

Scope AR Secures $9.7M Series A to Develop AR Training & Remote Assistance Tools

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million Series A funding round to further develop it cross-platform AR work training and on-site instruction tools. ” SEE ALSO OpenXR Standard Ratified, Microsoft, Oculus, & Others to Release First Implementations.

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‘Tribe VR DJ School’ Trains You to Mix Music on Real Equipment

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The app launched in Early Access on the Oculus Store in December. Tribe VR DJ School is their first project, a VR application currently optimised for Oculus Rift and Touch. The post ‘Tribe VR DJ School’ Trains You to Mix Music on Real Equipment appeared first on Road to VR.

Compete in Pre-launch Training Demo to Win Neon Exile Steam Keys

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This Wednesday, 24th July at 12 pm PST (8 pm BST), the studio will make a pre-launch training demo available via Neon Exile’s Steam page. All you need to do is complete the Vanguard training exam as quickly as possible and make it onto the top 20 leaderboard.

Facebook Pulls Bullet Train VR Demo From Conservative Conference Following Backlash

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The company’s booth at the show, which included talks from Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association, featured several Oculus Rift demo kiosks with a selection of experiences on offer. Among these was Bullet Train, a short demo from Robo Recall developer Epic Games in which players engage in a cinematic shootout with an army of soldiers inside a train station. Tagged with: Bullet Train , facebook Facebook Twitter Reddit More.

STRIVR Labs Raises $5 Million And Adds Enterprise VR Training

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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

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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.

Walmart and STRIVR Partner To Train Employees In VR

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US supermarket chain Walmart is betting big on VR to help improve its employee training techniques, and it’s turned to a new company to help. TechCrunch is reporting that Walmart plans to install VR training platforms at each of its 200 Academy training centers across the US by the end of the year. Each will have an Oculus Rift and a VR ready PC to run it on.

Walmart is Using VR to Assess & Promote Employees

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Walmart is no stranger to VR, from its nation-wide VR training program , to its recent traveling VR installation to promote How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019). SEE ALSO Walmart to Launch Nation-wide VR Training Program with Over 17,000 Oculus Headsets.

Hands-On: Vader Immortal Trains You In Lightsaber Combat Just Like Luke Skywalker

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A short slice of Vader Immortal shown at Facebook’s F8 developer’s conference offered a good look at how ILMxLab is using the Oculus Quest VR console. Vader Immortal also nailed an incredible haptic effect in my demo with the new Oculus Touch controllers paired with Oculus Quest.

KFC’s VR Training Game Is Finger-Licking Frightening

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Judging by KFC’s bizarre new VR training app, that may well be the case. Eater revealed this new app, which is apparently being integrated into employee training programs with the help of the Oculus Rift (though it’s probably having a better effect as a PR stunt).