US Air Force Experiments With VR Suicide Prevention Training

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Over the past four years, we’ve seen a noticeable increase in immersive technologies being used for combat and training purposes by military organizations around the world, such as military-grade HoloLens headsets or AR goggles designed for use by military dogs.

U.S. Air Force Using VR For Sexual Assault Prevention Training

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Members of the Air Force will train in intervention skills, victim advocacy, and reporting protocols. The announcement of this new VR training couldn’t have come at a more crucial time. Air Force Using VR For Sexual Assault Prevention Training appeared first on VRScout.

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Space Force Using Holodeck-like VR For Medical Training

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Space Force—to develop VR training programs for special operations forces that will focus primarily on enhancing current medical training systems for both divisions. The VR training doesn’t use dropdown menus or prompts. SimX secures a $2.5M

Mixed Reality Trains For Quest 2 Look Incredibly Fun

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In a video shared on Reddit earlier this week, independent game studio Foggy Box ( Startenders, Brunch Club ) shared footage of a prototype VR game called Infinite Trainset which uses the Meta Quest 2’s Passthrough technology to bring virtual train sets to life in the real world.

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

VR Technology Being Used In De-Escalation Training For Police

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Police officers operating out of the Strasburg Police Department in Strasburg, Virginia have begun receiving supplemental VR training centered specifically around crisis de-escalation. Different perspectives,” said training coordinator Lt.

Bank Of America Turns To VR For Soft Skills Training

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VR training designed to help Bank of America employees better understand the diverse needs of their customers. VR training will roll out by the end of next year. The post Bank Of America Turns To VR For Soft Skills Training appeared first on VRScout.

Precision OS Launches Multiplayer Tool For VR Surgical Training

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Vancouver-based start-up Precision OS just introduced a new multiplayer feature for VR surgical training platform. In an era of rapidly advancing technologies and procedures, training is often a rate-limiting factor.

I Tried FundamentalVR’s Surgical Training And Things Did Not Go Well

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FundamentalVR’s multi-person training platform could be the future of remote education for the growing medical sector. ” Not too long ago I had a chance to experience this intuitive training solution for myself and my results were—predictable to say the least.

Holopatient Remote Uses AR Holograms For Hands-On Medical Training

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GIGXR launches AR tool designed for medical training. Students can join training sessions remotely for applications such as HoloPatient. Hands-on training is essential when it comes to the healthcare field.

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.

VR Simulation Allows Police To Train Using Real Tasers

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VR technology and wrist trackers combine to offer a next-level training program. Not only that, but trainees can actually bring their TASER energy weapons and training firearms with them in VR. This makes VR training more natural, and ultimately more effective.

VR Surgery Training Might Be More Effective Than We Thought

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Osso VR’s training platform is currently being used by a number of healthcare centers around the world. The results were fairly surprising, with VR training being subjectively higher-rated than conventional reading and video methods.

Hologram Patients Allow Doctors To Train Anytime, Anywhere

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Elegant training for a more civilized age. It’s no secret that medical training is an expensive and time-consuming process. Mixed reality is increasingly recognized as a useful method of simulator training. Mixed reality is an excellent way to train.

VR Surgical Training Platform Raises $20M, Further Solidifying VR’s Place in Medicine

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VR surgical training platform FundamentalVR today announced it has raised a $20 million Series B investment to further expand its VR surgical training platform. Surgical training specifically is just one slice of where VR is being used in the medical field.

How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

Surgery Training Platform ‘Osso VR’ Secures $66M Series C Financing

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Osso VR, the VR surgical training platform, today announced it’s closed a $66 million Series C financing round, something the company says will be used to broaden its VR surgical offering and hire more expert talent.

US Fire Administration Advocates The Use Of VR For Firefighter Training

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An average of 11 firefighters have died every year since 2008 during training sessions; VR could help reduce those numbers. Firefighters around the country have been incorporating VR into their training plans for some time. Training anytime/anywhere.

XR Training & Gaming Startup Touts $5.2M Investment and Lamar Jackson Partnership

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While the company hasn’t fully revealed its product, it says it’s using AR and VR to create immersive sports training and gaming experiences. ” The company is focused on both XR sports training and gaming. ” The post XR Training & Gaming Startup Touts $5.2M

Sense Arena Secures $3M to Expand Ice Hockey VR Training Tools, Add New Sports

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VR ice hockey training company Sense Arena announced that it’s closed a $3 million investment round, something the startup says will be used to support continued development on its ice hockey training platform as well as expand to new sports.

The Future of eLearning in 2022: A Sensitive Eye for Authentic Translation and Localization

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

To avoid awkward and sometimes disastrous learning content, instructional designers must use authentic translation in the right context to get optimal results. Join Chris Paxton, President of D3 Training Solutions, to walk through simple strategies step by step.

The World’s Leading VR Soccer Training App Is Now Free On SteamVR

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VR has absolutely transformed the classroom and when it comes to sports training, it’s like hitting the turbo boost. This training allows players to train effectively without the risk of injury. One sport that has embraced the benefits of VR training is football.

Boeing is Using Varjo Headsets to Train Astronauts for an ISS Docking Mission in 2021

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Varjo announced today that Boeing is spinning up a VR training program for its upcoming Starliner mission to the International Space Station in 2021. This would be far from the first time that an aerospace company is using virtual reality for training.

Sense Arena VR Hockey Training Took Us From Amateur To Pro

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Sense Arena, a VR sports training provider based out of the Czech Republic, is one such company working to modernize the world of sports training through the use of immersive technology. Sense Arena is a new platform that helps goalies to train without being on the ice.

Nuclear Power Plant Uses VR For Control Room Training

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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. So far we’ve seen the technology used to enhance medical training, educate employees on critical soft-skills, even prepare store associates for major holiday shopping events. When it comes to training for dangerous situations, VR allows you to learn and fail without the fear of real-world consequences.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Global Brands Implementing VR Training to Maximize Efficiency in the Workplace

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VR training is not an entirely new concept. For several years now, we’ve seen companies incorporating virtual reality into their training solutions. Here, we go through some of the global brands implementing VR training. 11 Global Enterprises Using VR Training.

California Fire Department Using VR To Train Recruits How To Fight Wildfires

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VR technology offers firefighters-in-training realistic training scenarios. Later, after meeting in person along with the Cosumnes Fire Chief Mike McLaughlin, the team realized the potential for life-saving firefighting training using VR. .

Maker of the Taser Acquires VR Studio to Bolster VR Police Training

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Axon, the company best known for its Taser stun guns, has announced the acquisition of VR studio Foundry 45 which it says will bolster its VR training offerings. Formed in 2015, Foundry 45 has focused on combining VR with training and marketing.

Rezzil Secures $2.75M Investment for Oculus Quest Sports Training App ‘Player 22’

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Rezzil, a UK-based VR sports training and analytics startup, announced that its secured an investment round of over £2 million (~$2.75 million), which will be used to promote its new consumer-focused sports training platform, Player 22.

Jeremy Bailenson talks about 1,000,000 Walmart employees training with VR, presence, and the VR “empathy machine”

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I have been able to speak for almost one hour with Jeremy Bailenson , which is the professor at Stanford that is a legend in the VR field for his studies on interactions, psychology, and training in Virtual Reality. Dangerous: training firefighters. What do we train in Walmart?

COVID-19 VR Training With Virus-Free Headsets

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Two women-founded XR companies have partnered to provide free COVID-19 training. This prompted the Shift team to adapt their technology – originally developed for training teachers to recognize and mitigate implicit bias in the classroom – to help with the COVID-19 crisis.

PrecisionOS Brings VR Medical Training To Struggling Areas

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VR training lets surgeons in low-resource countries go through the motions before performing on patients. PrecisionOS provides immersive VR training for a number of medical device companies, professional societies, and major medical institutions from around the world.

Combining VR With Esports To Train The Next Big Soccer Star

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VR leads the way for a new generation immersive training technology. Competitive gaming is now considered a full-fledged sport, meanwhile professional, amateur, and school athletes have already begun incorporating VR and other virtual simulators as part of their training.

Virtual Reality Reimagines Employee Training Through Xelevate

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The company’s Xelevate platform develops training and learning products using virtual, augmented, and extended reality. The firm’s focus on workforce development began when one company approached them for a staff training solution that could be deployed remotely.

NYPD Uses Location-Based VR For Active Shooter Training

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The next generation of police training arrives in Brooklyn, NY. Now, through the help of location-based VR technology, the NYPD is training hundreds of officers in multiple scenarios that would be impossible to recreate in real-life. During a week-long pilot program in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, hundreds of NYPD officers underwent location-based VR training that took them through a variety of highly-realistic active shooter scenarios; all of which based on real incidences.

RED 6 Just Completed Its First AR Training Mission With Aircraft

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That said, RED 6’s synthetic air combat training might be the coolest use case to date. Earlier this week, the company announced that it has completed its first successful training flight with multiple aircraft, marking a major step forward for AR-based military training.