Honeywell announced today a cloud-based simulation tool that uses a combination of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) to train plant personnel on critical industrial work activities. The company says that the new cloud-based tool will help improve skills retention by 100 percent, and reduce training time by 150 percent.
Why would you pay arms and legs for a high-end computer setup and the latest VR headset when all you need to experiment true virtual reality is a $10 plastic VR goggle and your good old retro Commodore 64 laying around forgotten in a shed or the basement.
Sony have recently announced a great discount for the PSVR system. The PlayStation VR headset will be available at a special price this autumn. Related software title prices have also been reduced as part of the current promotion.
Delivery giant UPS takes employee training very seriously. The company has announced it will start training student delivery drivers to spot and identify road hazards using Virtual Reality (VR) headsets that vividly simulate the experience of driving on city streets while teaching a more memorable classroom lesson.
We have reported before that October 19th will be the release date of PlayStation 4’s probably most awaited driving simulator, Gran Turismo SPORT, the first in the iconic title’s series that will feature a VR gameplay mode. Prior to the release date, Polyphony Digital held a a studio tour in its Tokyo headquarter, showing the …
It doesn’t seem like all that long ago since virtual reality in motoring was centered around the research and development laboratories of leading car manufacturers, but now it has evolved into something much more. VR is now widely used by dealerships, satellite motoring industries (e.g. tire companies) and even you, the everyday motorist.