Category: Virtual Education

Using VR for More Realistic Training

Teachers standing in front of their first class of the semester. Nurses moving to a new department and interacting with the initial patient. Firefighters learning to use new equipment. These are just a few examples of the potentially stressful situations that employees—new and seasoned—may face on the job.

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Real-World Examples of How Companies Are Using Virtual Reality to Train Employees – Part 2

Yesterday we covered some examples of how a retailer (Walmart) and restaurant (KFC) are using virtual reality training (VR) to engage employees in real-world experiences in new and novel ways. Here we take a look at how some other organizations: UPS and law enforcement are leveraging virtual reality in innovative ways.

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Providing a Virtual Reality Training Experience Through 360-degree Video

Imagine providing an opportunity for employees to take part in “real-world” training virtually. It’s not the stuff of imagination any more. Through 360-degree video organizations can provide an immersive experience for employees to participate in training in settings that might otherwise have been cost prohibitive or not even possible.

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Something More than a Gimmick

“The old model of education where you go to college for four years and coast for the next 40 just doesn’t work in today’s world,” Andrew Ng on CNN Tech.

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