Video instruction has become all the rage. Khan Academy, Skillshare, Udemy, and a whole host of other video training programs are rapidly offsetting more traditional lecture and seminar-style learning environments.However, the evolution from in-person to virtual training is not complete.Research is demonstrating that fully immersive virtual reality training is more effective than video instruction.Setting Up the VR Training Versus Video Instruction TestIn our survey of recent research around learning technology and virtual reality, we came across this one particular study that was quite interesting.This study was trying to determine theSEE DETAILS <span class="more-link-hover...
PIXO VR was recently featured on CNBC, alongside Microsoft and STRIVR for our work in saving lives and millions of dollars in the prevention of workplace accidents with virtual reality training. In this feature, CNBC covers the rapidly growing market for virtual reality training, expected to reach $2.2 billion by 2022 according to Greenlight Insights.Let’s take a quick look at why virtual reality is exploding in the training industry. And, why industry analysts are increasingly looking to training, not gaming, as the fastest growing segment for the future of virtualSEE DETAILS
“I want to add virtual reality to my training program — but where do I start?”This question, in some form, tends to kick off our first conversation with corporate training managers and executives. By now, most have heard the benefits of adding VR training to their programs, but there’s still something of a learning curve.In this article, we’re going to discuss VR software for training and get you up to speed, quickly.What Exactly is Virtual Reality?It might seem silly to start here, but there’s a fair amount of confusion inSEE DETAILS
There’s no question that VR is the biggest thing to happen to training since PowerPoint, (All hail Mighty PowerPoi–zzzzz. Sorry. Nodded off there.) But like any training technique — even PowerPoint — it’s important to always evaluate whether or not it will actually achieve our specific training goals.In this article, I want to give you a simple framework to evaluate whether virtual reality fits into your current or future workforce training program.Are the Learning Objectives Still Relevant?There’s a tendency to retrofit our learning objectives into our favorite teaching technique. IfSEE DETAILS
Virtual reality training is finding its way into a variety of industries and training programs. But before deciding on a VR training solution, one needs to consider the best way to use VR training as a tool.When building-out training programs and modules, we typically begin with an outline of our learning objectives. Our product team consults with subject matter experts to strategize and flesh-out the training content that will most effectively move the students to mastery of their learning objectives. Once we feel we have identified the right material, weSEE DETAILS