VR & AR: #TheNextEvolution in Training

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03/04/2020 – About the Topic

Corporate Training is using virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) to enhance retention, save money, and explore safer and more productive ways to train employees. From morning stand ups in VR with decision makers from around the globe to demonstrating essential lifesaving skills in dangerous work environments like an offshore oil rig, VR/AR training is here to stay. AR lets businesses put the experts out in the field training and supervising work in real time using precise equipment overlays without them leaving the main office. Immersive training works well for multiple departments from Human Resources to Customer Experience with empathy training in VR that lets employees walk in someone else’s shoes.

Come talk with industry experts about how VR and AR are growing through all aspects fo corporate and industrial training, and how you can get involved yourself. We will have networking, demos and an audience Q&A with our expert panel.

What’s The Format:

5:30-6:00 – Demos and Networking
6:00-6:30 – Introductions
6:30-7:30 – Panel Discussion and Q&A
7:30-8:15 – Networking & Demos
8:15-8:30 – Cleanup and Good Bye

We start with informal networking and technology demonstrations, then host a panel discussion to answer audience questions, and we end with more networking and technology demonstrations. The conversation will start with a primary topic, but ultimately take us wherever it goes. We keep it simple and informal – this MeetUp is about you, our members, and not the host or presenters. Come and try some new technology, get your questions answered, and take your next step in XR Technology.

Panel Members

Laurent Da Dalto

Laurent Da Dalto

CEO and Founder at Mimbus

Tim Quinn

Tim Quinn

VP, Sales at Enduvo

Zach Martin

Zach Martin

Project Director at BUNDLAR

More Coming…

UL

This month’s catering and drink service is being sponsored by UL.

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VR & AR Technology Demonstrations

Emergency Response Virtual Reality Training Module

Presented by: GTI

Natural Gas Leak Emergency Response is a fully immersive and interactive Virtual Reality Training simulation designed for first responders in the natural gas industry. It challenges trainees with five critical learning objectives: 1.) perform a leak investigation, 2.) identify and eliminate ignition sources, 3.) evacuate, ventilate, and secure the area, 4.) communicate and coordinate with other first responders and local agencies, and, 5.) monitor changing conditions on the ground.

Create an Immersive Experience with No Coding Skills

Presented by: Enduvo

Enduvo is the only rapid. no-code, immersive content authoring and delivery platform that removes the complexity, inflexibility, and high cost associated with creating immersive experiences for training, collaboration and communication. We will demonstrate how we enble anyone to create an immersive experience in under an hour!

125th Anniversary AR Application

Presented by: UL

The award winning ULis125 App celebrates UL’s 125th Anniversary, harnessing the power of AR/VR to communicate this significant milestone to our colleagues around the world. The app is designed to work with ground plane detection, or in tandem with UL’s 125 water bottle.