Improving Disaster Response with Virtual and Mixed Reality Effective responses to natural and man-made disasters require preparation and the ability to mobilize quickly. Virtual and mixed reality (VR and MR) are giving city planners and first responders a number of … Continue reading When disaster strikes
This Virtual Reality Dog Could Save People from Dog Bites With over 32 million dogs owned as pets worldwide (and thousands of viral dog videos), it’s safe to say dogs are fan favorite animals. However, with hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading Are you a dog bite victim?
VR firefighter training simulator keeps Big Data close to its chest Firefighting is a dangerous gig by nature, so training is particularly important. But training can be just as dangerous, not to mention costly and time-consuming. To help train firefighters … Continue reading The firefighter simulator
Virtual reality ‘to improve rail safety for children and workers’ Rail workers and children will be taught about the dangers of working and playing on train tracks through virtual reality. Motion Rail Ltd, based in Ebbw Vale, Blaenau Gwent, has … Continue reading How to raise awareness
Virtual reality gaming technology is being used to test for fear of heights and could save lives My feet may only have been four inches off the ground, but my brain was convinced I was more than 623 feet in … Continue reading How to save real lives
Virtual reality technology puts people through ‘searing’ bushfire scenario A new virtual reality project which puts residents through a “searing” bushfire experience has the potential to be used as a learning tool for more of Australia’s natural hazards. That is … Continue reading Under pressure
Virtual Reality Training Promising for Diesel Mechanics, Forklift Operators Virtual reality-based training may be a viable option for developing a new generation of diesel technicians, warehouse forklift operators and drivers, as the evolving technology shows promise in speeding up training … Continue reading Moving goods with VR