XR for Learning Weekly – November 21, 2019

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Augmented, Virtual, and other mixed reality technologies are rapidly emerging and advancing, creating new and exciting opportunities for training and education. XR for Learning Weekly collects some of the week’s best XR content that learning professionals can learn from.

XR for Learning is curated by the team that brings you Realities360, the premier AR/VR event for education and training professionals.

Here’s this week’s recommended content.

Six Examples of Augmented Reality in Performance Support by Jeff Batt
Organizations can too often view workplace learning and performance through the lens of training. Training is important, but there are other ways to support performance, ways that are often less disruptive and solve performance challenges right in the moment. This post examines a number of examples that can help you see AR through that lens.

Virtual Reality Safety Training via CHRP-India
One of the areas virtual reality has great enterprise value is in providing the opportunity for training related to high-risk tasks.  This post, which includes supporting videos, examines a number of examples of VR training being used to support work where the risk of failure can literally mean life or death.

Why companies are turning to Virtual Reality to engage and train employees faster via STRIVR
We’re starting to see a number of great examples of virtual reality being used in the context of training, education, and learning. This post highlights three examples of VR being used to solve a training problem that couldn’t be solved as effectively in any other medium. The videos the post included help you better see and understand what the VR experiences are like.

Through the digital lens: How VR can inspire better managers by Michael J. O’Brien
As more and more use cases of virtual reality being used for training and education, the areas in which VR is best suited to add value are starting to emerge. This post highlights one such example that targets a subject that VR may be uniquely positioned to support: empathy.

AR Meets AI | Analyzing Industrial Use Cases and Business Benefits by Sanam Malhotra
Augmented reality and artificial intelligence are two technologies that have the potential to transform how we live and work. But these are not technologies that exist in isolation; many of the innovations we will see in the future exist where multiple emerging technologies intersect. This post examines two areas where the combination of AR and AI can be transformative

Realities360: The Premier AR/VR Event for Learning

Recent surveys collected by the eLearning Guild show that over 80% of organizations are exploring the use of AR and/or VR for training and education. A rapidly growing number of organizations are already actively using these technologies. XR isn’t just about the future; it’s already transforming the world of training and education today.

The Realities360 Conference and Expo is the premier event to explore this transformation and what it means to your organization

. The conference brings together the industry providers that are building training and education platforms, tools, and solutions so that curious professionals can explore how these technologies work, and organizations already putting them into use can get the guidance and support needed to build their AR/VR strategies and programs.

Join us in Orlando this March, and discover the value that XR can bring to your organization. Registration is now open, and many of the sessions you can expect are already online.

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