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Rolls-Royce and Qatar Airways Begin Training Engineers in Virtual Reality

There is still a long way to go until virtual reality becomes mainstream technology. Rolls-Royce and Qatar Airways have a different opinion in this regard. Both companies rely on VR to train their engineers in a safe and controlled environment. This decision is rather remarkable, albeit not entirely surprising. Numerous companies are using the same […]

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Sacremento Fire Department Experiments With VR Training and Education

It has become apparent virtual reality is not just a consumer-oriented technology. In fact, it may find its target audience well beyond that group of people. In terms of training exercises, VR offers a safer and immersive testing environment compared to other solutions. Even firefighters-in-training in Sacramento are experimenting with this technology at this time. […]

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British Soldiers to Commence VR and MR Training This Year

The future of virtual reality might not be consumer-oriented. There has been a notable increase in use cases which will never be accessible to people on the street. The British military illustrates this point perfectly. They are investing over $1.25m into headsets depicting hostile virtual reality environments. Another worthwhile training environment for soldiers. More Military-oriented […]

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Dallas Police Academy has High Hopes for VR Training Exercises

There has been a significant increase in using virtual reality for training purposes. Numerous companies see merit in this immersive approach. It now appears law enforcement agencies are also experimenting with VR training exercises. The Dallas Police Academy is the latest one to do so, as their training exercise seems to offer a lot of […]

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Home Team Academy Successfully Trains Crime Scene Investigators in VR

The potential number of use cases for VR technology is nearly limitless. Not all of these options are designed to cater to mainstream consumers either. Home Team Academy in Singapore is exploring a pretty unique angle. The team wants to sue VR into its training solution for crime scene investigators. An unusual approach, but it […]

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Virtual Reality Continues to Make Inroads in the Retail Industry

It is quite interesting to note how many industries can be disrupted by virtual reality technology. The retail industry seems to be the biggest benefactor at this time. Walmart is one of the companies aggressively pushing into the world of VR training sessions for employees. A positive trend which will spill over to other industries […]

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Your Next Oral Health Therapist May Have Received VR Training

Numerous use cases for VR technology are coming to the surface in the past few weeks. One new experiment in Australia confirms virtual reality education can be a viable way of improving oral health. Denise Higgins is in the process of teaching her students about the inner workings of oral health through a VR training […]

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Dubai Customs Officials Receive VR Training to Search for Smuggled Goods

It has become apparent there are a lot of interesting use cases for VR technology. In the case of Dubai, their border officials are looking into this technology to search passengers and vessels for hidden weapons, drugs, and so forth. It takes border control to a whole new level, although the concept has a lot […]

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US Military Officials Continue to Train Troops in Virtual Reality

It has become apparent virtual reality is an excellent educational and training medium. Ranging from regular stores to major brands, the opportunities are endless. Military troops are the next “market” to benefit from VR training. Using these virtual reality headsets will unlock a lot of new potential combat scenarios without putting trainees in actual danger. […]

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Fidelity Turns Toward Virtual Reality For Employee Training

One would not necessarily expect financial service providers to invest in virtual reality technology. Fidelity is a very different creature in this regard. The firm eyes a few innovative technologies to move their business forward. Together with VR, artificial intelligence and blockchain will transform this company in the years to come. Fidelity Banks Big on […]