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Virtual reality design and development are becoming a more attractive and attainable option to many content creators. More innovation and development have resulted in a refinement of a typical creation process. According to the Motive staff, there are a few things you should know as you embark on designing and developing VR experiences. Before you…Read More
There are many factors involved in successfully scaling VR training in an organization. Your ability to scale VR depends on keeping costs at a reasonable level. One of the best ways to control costs is to ensure that training professionals have the right tools. Here’s why: Scaling VR training means a better trained, more efficient…Read More
Last time, we discussed the storage and sanitization of our VR equipment. These are just two pieces of the puzzle when implementing and maintaining a successful VR program. This blog will explore what type of training space users require an optimal VR experience. What does a portable VR set-up look like, how is it implemented,…Read More
When building immersive virtual reality training, the focus tends to be on developing and delivering the experience itself. However, there are other aspects of a successful VR training program to be considered. These aspects include more maintenance and logistics to your equipment and processes’ for short and long-term success. In the next couple of blogs,…Read More
As virtual reality learning experiences are growing in demand, Motive is growing their amazing team! This month, Motive welcomes Destery Hildenbrand as the Senior Learning Experience Producer. Destery comes to Motive with a wealth of knowledge in immersive learning experiences. As an instructional designer with a focus on immersive technology, Destery has over 15 years…Read More
What is scenario-based learning? A popular and creative way to deliver soft skills training is through scenario-based learning – specifically what is known as branching scenarios. Branching scenarios are likened to the “choose your own adventure” books, popular in years past. As the participant makes decisions based on their knowledge of the subject, the scenario…Read More
How are VR and AI poised to transform soft skills training in the modern workplace? Soft Skills training is challenging to administer and effectively develop. By nature, soft skills concepts have nuance, ambiguity, and emotion. These scenarios and the emotional expressions they mimic are complex and challenging to recreate realistically. Learning and development have developed…Read More
What is soft skills training? How is it usually delivered? Soft skills and hard skills are terms thrown around regularly in training. But what do those terms really mean? Hard skills are technical skills, often specific to a job, that are measured or tested in some way. Certifications are usually a pathway to acquiring hard…Read More
Training developed in collaboration with UBC and BC Women’s Hospital VANCOUVER and TORONTO; Sept. 22, 2020 – To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Motive.io have created life-like virtual reality training that teaches healthcare workers how to safely put on and take off personal protective equipment (PPE). The training was developed in…Read More
Effective employee onboarding is directly tied to both the success of any business and the success of every employee, regardless of industry. Onboarding is an experience that includes several key activities, such as orientation exercises, understanding company values and culture, socialization with the existing staff, initial job skills training, and comprehension of the new role…Read More
Your VR training modules are on headsets. They’ve been sent out for your people to use. Excellent! You may quickly find yourself asking “How can I make a change to those modules?”. If so, you are not alone. Often, the answer is to call your VR developer, ask them for changes, wait and then redeploy…Read More
Are you thinking about the next investment for your organization’s learning and development team? Maybe it’s time to add virtual reality (VR) to your list! When evaluating new alternatives to create impactful and effective learning experiences, there are barriers and benefits to consider with all types of learning technologies. When exploring an immersive solution like…Read More
Here at Motive, we provide a platform to build VR/AR scenarios. Our focus is to train people for real workplace situations in various industries. When Half Life: Alyx released in March 2020, it was evident that it stood head and shoulders above any other VR game. After playing it extensively, we decided to dive deep…Read More
Stability, longevity, and return on investment (ROI) are things we look for in our personal and professional lives. In learning and development, we are always looking for the most practical, effective, and affordable development solutions. This is especially true when contemplating an investment in cutting-edge learning solutions such as VR. What to look for when…Read More
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has become a hot topic. PPE equipment is required to be worn in many different industries and job roles to reduce contact with safety hazards and avoid workplace injury or illness. Required PPE items are specific to the industry and job role. Items like gloves, hard hats, ear plugs or muffs,…Read More
Virtual reality needs learning design There are a lot of questions surrounding virtual reality for training. The promise of the technology to bring training to life and make a lasting impact on success is exciting. Sometimes the leap from the idea of VR to the actual implementation of VR can be daunting. It is important…Read More
The way we do life has changed. Social Distancing is now a part of our daily practice and is likely to remain for the foreseeable future. As we are starting to physically return to work – together, in proximity – this new daily practice will become challenging to navigate.Read More
VR is changing the landscape for healthcare training. It allows access for more trainees to train in a more realistic environment with better learning outcomes. In the era of COVID-19 safe training that is effective is especially important.Read More
In early March, our team was busy preparing for the start of conference season. It was all systems go, but the threat of coronavirus was starting to hit home. One thing was suddenly top of mind for us: can you put the same headset on 100s of people without putting them at risk?Read More
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