The benefits of VR and AR training

How VR and AR will be training tomorrow’s workforce

Some scenarios are impossible to realistically recreate in training. A trainee surgeon can read all of the books he likes on medicine and observe other surgeons performing procedures, but neither will give him a true feel for what it’s like in the operating room. Hazardous occupations are similarly difficult to simulate, with most current 2D simulators failing to give a feel of the surrounding atmosphere. This limitation presents a major obstacle for corporations involved in activities like resource extraction, and it goes some way to explaining the historically high fatality rates within such industries. Now, however, technology is offering two new solutions: virtual and augmented reality. ….[READ]

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