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U.S. Space Force Turns To VR For Medical Training

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VR medical simulation platform SimX today announced that its Virtual Advancement of Learning for Operational Readiness (VALOR) program has been selected by the United States Space Force to design an immersive training program for astronaut recovery and space launch missions.

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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.

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HapticVR Technology as a Means to Facilitate Better Surgical Training

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A recent peer-reviewed study published in the Annals of Medicine and Surgery details the benefits of applying HapticVR technology to surgical training. In the study, haptic feedback technology was used alongside non-haptic immersive VR training to assess the impact of the former.

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How VR Is Being Used For Counter-Drone Training

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A rise in drone-based warfare highlights the need for counter-drone training solutions. “As the global leader in the C-UAS sector, DroneShield is well placed to provide the training.”. The post How VR Is Being Used For Counter-Drone Training appeared first on VRScout.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Live AR for Broadcasts and Training

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There are almost magical qualities to live AR as it’s used to enhance and guide our viewing and training experiences. Live AR is being used in training for safety workers, diversity awareness, planning and preparation for complex actions or procedures , and more.

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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.

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Can Virtual Reality Be Used to Train Firefighters?

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Utah-based company eLearning Brothers has made a safer approach to training firefighters using virtual reality. Here, we’ll delve into the advantages of virtual reality in training firefighters. We’ll also discuss future opportunities for VR fire training.

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Immerse Launches VR in a BOX for Simplified Enterprise VR Training

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The platform provider for virtual reality training knows that enterprise VR has a steep learning curve for many. It streamlines enterprise XR training programs. Streamlined VR Training. VR training has made an enormous difference in the scope of enterprise training.

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VR Training Company Gemba Secures $18M Series A to Expand Enterprise Metaverse

Road to VR

In 2017, Gemba grew out of executive training company The Leadership Network, which was founded in 2013 by CEO Nathan Robinson and Chairman Victor Lewis. Now the company is all-in with VR training platform Gemba, which also still holds masterclasses, albeit in virtual reality.

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Innova’s Virtual Patients Offer Cost-Effective VR Medical Training

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As medical professionals around the globe continue to focus their undivided attention on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, well-trained healthcare professionals are in higher demand than ever before. Cost-effective VR healthcare education in a post-coronavirus world.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Getting Started With VR Training Is Easier Than You Think

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We’ve been using digital tools to effectively train workforces for more than 20 years. In the right circumstances, VR training can really fine-tune a business’ corporate learning program. Despite all of the benefits of VR training , many businesses aren’t sure how to get started.

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Augmented Reality for Remote Worker Training and Collaboration

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Most remote workers must go through a training process. New technologies, such as augmented reality training, have helped ease the transition. Before dissecting the impact that this technology could have on remote work training, we must first fully grasp AR via a proper example.

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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.

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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.

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Virtual Reality in Healthcare and Compliance Meets Enterprise Training

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Extended reality (XR) is making a substantial impact on how companies train and upskill their employees. Virtual reality (VR) in healthcare, training, and remote guidance provides enterprises with impressive tools needed to reach clear targets. Changing the Way Companies Train Staff.

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VR Training Program Teaches Underserved Population Soft Skills to Increase Their Employment Chances

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However, an initiative by Viability, funded by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC), promises to make things easier for the underserved, thanks to an innovative VR training program. Project (VR) 2 : A VR Training Program That Empowers Vulnerable People.

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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.

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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.

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Accelerating Digital Transformation With A Powerful Combination of Virtual Training Solutions From Matterport and CGS

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Two industry leaders have combined their cutting-edge technologies to deliver powerful virtual training solutions to global enterprises. See Also: Wellstar and Moth+Flame Give Leadership Training a Virtual Reality Boost. Agile Virtual Training Solutions Boost Digital Transformations.

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Virti and HTC Transforming Taiwan’s Food Safety Training With VR Technology

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Virti, HTC, and Taipei Medical University (TMU) are set to revolutionize Taiwan’s food safety training by developing immersive training content that leverages VR technology. Revolutionizing Taiwan’s Food Safety Training. The Importance of Food Safety Training.

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Building Better XR Training

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Todd Maddox reports on why A/B tests are sub-optimal in building and optimizing immersive training and performance tools. I have written extensively on the potential of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) to revolutionize training and performance in healthcare , manufacturing , and corporate learning , to name a few. For example, one might test the hypothesis that a hands-free AR training solution leads to faster task completion than a hand-held AR training solution.

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Immersive Training for Retention

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How Virtual Reality training can help healthcare professionals retain crucial information. Whether the task is to master human anatomy and physiology, the symptoms associated with a broad range of diseases and disorders, or the skills associated with performing some routine or non-routine medical procedure, healthcare professional undergo an enormous amount of training to ensure excellence when treating patients. All of the training has been sequential and disjointed.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Leveraging XR-Based Training to Address America’s Employment Crisis

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To solve the employment crisis, HR professionals are looking into three top priorities: Training and upskilling employees; Finding and securing skilled talent; Promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. See Also: Getting Started With VR Training Is Easier Than You Think.

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Strivr on XRA Partnership and Fortune 1000 VR Training

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2) How can various verticals benefit from VR training and immersive learning? Remote Guidance TrainingXR Today hosts Aneesh Kulkarni, the CTO of Strivr. In this session, we discuss the following: 1) What services does Strivr build. What headsets do Strivr operate with, and why?

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New PwC Report: The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Soft Skills Training

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It’s no secret that virtual reality is an effective tool for hard skills training and job simulations. In a recent PwC study , it shows that VR also makes soft skills training more impactful. Here, we’re going to delve into the effectiveness of VR for soft skills training.

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