XR for Learning – December 9, 2020

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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 collects some of the best XR content that learning professionals can learn from.

Finance sector embraces VR to make remote working more interesting
Virtual reality continues to grow in popularity as a means of connecting people to each other during the pandemic. This post examines how companies in the finance sector are using VR to bring personal presence to meetings, training, and more.

VR Could be Behavioral Health’s Next ‘Game Changer’ – With Payer Support by Bailey Bryant
Virtual reality has seen an explosion of usage to connect people during the pandemic. This post by Bailey Bryant look at how VR is being used to support mental and behavior health without needing to meet with a provider in person.

Transfr raises $12M Series A to bring virtual reality to manufacturing-plant floors by Natasha Mascarenhas
The applications of virtual reality in workforce training and collaboration have in some cases accelerated in the context of COVID-19. This post by Natasha Mascarenhas looks at a series of examples by a VR startup that showcase VR training in practice.

A new enterprise headset is awaiting us in 2021… by Antony Vitillo
With all the attention Oculus Quest 2 has gotten this year, it’s easy to forget that there are other VR headsets on the market. This post by Antony Vitillo looks at a new standalone headset HTC will be releasing in 2021; one that should further accelerate enterprise adoption of VR.

Augmented Reality for Remote Worker Training and Collaboration by Lorne Fade
While augmented reality may not yet have emerged as a mainstream consumer hardware, it has tremendous potential in the context of the workplace. This post by Lorne Fade examines the role that AR can play in the workplace of the not-too-distant future.


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