VR Startup Launches a Bear Encounter Training Program

Training simulations are quickly gaining traction in the VR industry. It is a remarkable medium to prepare staffers for various scenarios in a controlled environment. One company based in Prince George is launching a new training solution to simulate a bear encounter.

VR Bear Training is a Real Trend

Several parts of the world are a lot more hostile than they may appear to be at first More specifically, regions where there are still plenty of woods and greenery are often home to some of the world’s most dangerous animals. Bears, for example, are majestic yet dangerous creatures. Most people on this planet have no idea how to deal with a bear encounter, let alone when the animal was to attack.

As such, a Price George-based startup is looking into VR training programs to solve this issue. VR Training Solutions may very well be the world’s first company to launch a training exercise dealing with bear encounters. It is very different from the traditional training procedure regarding bear encounters, and having a hands-on experience usually seems to work out better for all parties involved.

VR Training Solutions CEO Kelly O’Neill comments:

“From the people we have talked to who have taken the [regular] training, they aren’t always confident that they would know how to use it effectively in the field even though they’ve taken the training. So we wanted to be able to provide them with an experience that is very realistic.”

As one would expect from such a training exercise, users will be faced with critical decision making and physical movements. Dealing with a bear encounter is very complicated, even though it remains of the utmost importance to properly prepare for such a development. This VR training exercise will provide a realistic environment which offers a bit of everything except a physical bear attack.

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By Mark Arguinbaev

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