IT - AR-VR
VR Tool Uses Virtual Humans For Soft Skills Training
HR Dive, March 5th, 2019
"Virtual reality meets soft skills training in a new 'virtual human technology' tool announced last week by business solutions firm Talespin. The company said its VR soft skills training tool helps staffers participate in real-world situations via a 'a safe, repeatable learning environment' to improve their communication, empathy and leadership qualities..."
Can AR Glasses Help Firefighters Gain Situational Awareness?
StateTech, March 7th, 2019
"In the future, fire departments may combine the use of augmented reality glasses and drones to improve operations and safety...

The 2018 wildfire season was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire season on record in California, and it included the blaze that destroyed the town of Paradise in Northern California, which became the single deadliest wildfire in the state's modern history.

In situations like those, firefighters need all of the situational intelligence they can get, and sometimes the flames may be too intense to send personnel out to look for survivors or survey a scene..."

    AR's Digital Transformation Is Just Beginning - And It Will Be Unlike Anything We Have Seen
    ITProPortal, March 6th, 2019
    "Enterprises are already starting to unlock the innovations available when AR technology is applied to business. Augmented reality (AR) has long been heralded as a transformative technology, but so far, there has not been much evidence to support the hype. That might be changing now that the U.S. Army and its army-sized budget have entered the market..."

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