XR for Learning Weekly – May 6, 2020
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.
Here’s this week’s recommended content.
How Augmented Reality is transforming the retail industry by Prateek Saxena
One of the first industries to take advantage of augmented reality is retail. This post by Prateek Saxena provides a great overview of how retail is leveraging AR, how it creates value for customers, and how it enhances the shopping experience.
The 3 Most Common Arguments Against VR and Why They’re Wrong by Ben Lang
There are a number of misconceptions that some have about the future of virtual reality. This post by Ben Lang looks at three common arguments people make against VR, and presents research and thoughts to counter those claims.
Training Healthcare Workers With XR by Alice Bonasio
Healthcare workers are dealing with unprecedented challenges in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. This post by Alice Bonasio looks at how virtual reality and technology-based learning are being used to help healthcare workers adjust during these challenging times.
The Benefits of Virtual Reality in Banking by Gergana Mileva
There are many industries that might seem to be a natural match for virtual reality solutions. The world of banking doesn’t naturally jump to the top of that list, but as this post by Gergana Mileva explores, there are a number of ways VR can be used in the finance world.
Lamborghini to unveil new sports car in AR by Mark Dugdale
The retail world has been turned upside-down by COVID-19. This post by Mark Dugdale looks at how one auto company is leveraging augmented reality to unveil it’s latest car to consumers.
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