5 VR Training Myths 1

VR training has become a topic that continues to hop between conversations amongst training teams, technology teams, and more. As the modality becomes more popular, many VR training myths have come up. Would you want to introduce something expensive, difficult to create, and challenging to use in your training environment? We wouldn’t either. We’re here…

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VR Training for Hazardous Situations 2

Imagine this scenario. You walk towards a pedestal grinder to finally put what you’ve been learning into practice. After watching a video on the parts of the machine and shadowing a more experienced employee, you feel somewhat confident in your skills. However, you wish you had more practice. You’re worried you’ll hurt yourself because you…

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Gaining Executive Buy-in for VR Training 3

Virtual reality is becoming increasingly adopted across a variety of industries. With a constant stream of new use cases coming to light, many are interested in how virtual reality will fit into their blended learning solutions. Learning teams, in particular, may have great interest in the modality, but executive buy-in will be essential to bring…

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The Skills Gap and Virtual Reality 4

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the employment landscape, causing reactions from fear and uncertainty to sadness and exhaustion. These feelings, most notably exhaustion, have led to the current employment trends coined as the Great Resignation and the increasing skills gap.  The Great Resignation The Great Resignation represents a record number of individuals leaving their…

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VR training in a VR headset

Virtual reality is revolutionizing the training industry. With an increasing ROI, many innovative companies are turning to VR as their modality of choice for training. This guide includes our top insights and tips related to all things VR training – from decision making to content creation. Don’t forget to bookmark this guide to use as…

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Group discussion in a blended learning solution

Picture this: it’s your first day of work, and you’re ready to learn the skills needed for your new role. You walk into the office and head to a large room with your fellow new hires for training. You sit at a table, and an instructor begins lecturing the room on company policy, expectations, using…

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4 Signs You're Ready for VR Training 5

Virtual reality training continues to be a hot topic of conversation in the learning and development community. With benefits like increased knowledge retention, cost savings, and flexibility, it’s no wonder why organizations are updating their training programs to include virtual reality. However, like with any new piece of technology, planning is required to ensure optimal…

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Manufacturing Training in VR 6

Amidst Industry 4.0, the manufacturing industry is seeing the increased use and interconnectivity of various new technologies. These technologies include automation, machine learning, and robotics. This can also include manufacturing training in VR. The manufacturing industry is also being faced with a shortage of skilled labour. With a quickly ageing workforce, a shrinking pool of…

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Training during and after COVID-19: Simulation including virtual nurse practicing PPE donning and doffing

In March of 2020, the world flipped upside down. Non-essential stores closed, our interactions with friends were limited to Zoom, and while essential workers continued to work, many individuals remained on our couches for months. Training During and After COVID-19 This new experience led to training teams needing to re-evaluate the ways they train their…

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Reducing carbon footprint with VR: VR headset on table

Microsoft, Shell, Ford. These are just some of the companies that have committed to becoming net-zero in the next couple of decades. As organizations discuss ways of making their processes and procedures more environmentally friendly, one way of reducing a company’s carbon footprint is through virtual reality training. The Environmental Cost of Business Travel Traditional…

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