How the leading Oil and Gas companies adopted Virtual reality

CHRP-INDIA

Oil and gas companies are seeking creative ways of capitalizing on the benefits of virtual reality (VR) technology for sub-surface research, training and simulation, and processes/product development and improvisation. Some Top oil and gas companies of the world banking on virtual reality.

Emergent Workplaces: Learning in the Networked World

ID Reflections

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. I have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. To make this change stick, organizations have to enable the process, and this involves adoption of some new skills.

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Emergent Workplaces: Learning In The Networked World

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. I have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. To make this change stick, organizations have to enable the process, and this involves adoption of some new skills.

EMERGENT WORKPLACES: LEARNING IN THE NETWORKED WORLD

Learnnovators

A recent, very brief conversation with @krishashok triggered a few thoughts related to emergent workplaces and what learning in the networked world will look like. And after mulling over some of these, I thought they were worth putting down on virtual paper. I have written earlier about Re-imagining Work and Learning in a Networked World. To make this change stick, organizations have to enable the process, and this involves adoption of some new skills.

3 uses of Virtual Reality in workplace education

E-Learning Provocateur

I’m always surprised when someone makes a sweeping declaration such as “No one’s using virtual reality in the workplace” I heard this very statement recently at an e-learning conference. Sure, VR is an emerging technology, but as 20 real-world examples of Virtual Reality can attest, early adopters are indeed putting it to use in the workplace. Virtual reality can substitute the real environment. Virtual reality can foster empathy.

Top Higher Education Trends Emerging in the Post-Covid Era

Hurix Digital

Most countries across the world have temporarily closed down educational institutions as a means to arrest the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. billion students have been affected by the closure of their schools and universities, impacting about 72% of the world’s student population. While these classes have ensured some level of engagement between the teachers and students, this virtual replication of the classroom has actually resulted in bored students and exhausted teachers.

Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space. Aggressive and Targeted Integration with enterprisewide applications: Teleplace just announced that it is now fully integrated with MS SharePoint and now joins ProtoSphere as players looking to meld enterprise applications with virtual immersive environments. Market Research Media in its recent research report “Virtual Conference & Trade Show Market Forecast 2010-2015“.

Emerging Scope Of E-Learning To Transform The Aviation Industry

G-Cube

The aviation industry has been adopting technological innovations as per the changing learning needs and preferences. It is quite a popular approach adopted by airline companies to use simulators for pilot and air traffic controllers. Simulations allow the new-age workforce to understand real-world scenarios within a virtual setting. It is the use of technology to superimpose virtual elements in the real-world applications.

The Average Joe imperative

E-Learning Provocateur

There once was a time when I thought Second Life was going to take over the world. Well, the virtual world. For a start, if you wanted your own space, you had to buy your own virtual real estate. And so too, it would seem, was the rest of the L&D world. If Joe wanted to attend a virtual conference or a meetup, he could do so with ease; however, if he wanted to host a virtual conference or create a meetup venue, that was beyond him.

5 Virtual Reality Training Benefits HR Managers Should Know

eLearning Industry

Virtual Reality has applications that go beyond the world of gaming. Are you thinking about adopting VR into your HR solutions? Emerging Technologies Corporate eLearning Trends Employee Training Onboarding Virtual RealityIn the HR realm, VR is proving to be an effective solution to some of its toughest challenges. In this article, learn 5 ways that VR training can improve your HR endeavors. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Virtual Selling Is Here To Stay: 3 Benefits of Remote Sales

Sales Hacker

Virtual selling is more than just a workaround for social distancing. It’s become clear that virtual selling offers long-term benefits in a post-pandemic world. In this article, we’ll look at the three key benefits of continuing to sell virtually over the long term.

8 Scary and Uncomfortable Reasons for the Growth of Virtual Worlds

Kapp Notes

While I think there are many legitimate reasons why an organization should partake in virtual immersive environments (VIEs) for learning and collaboration, there are also some "less-than-comfortable" reasons organizations are leaning in this direction. They are looking for safer alternatives to meeting face-to-face and virtual worlds is an option. As more "pandemics" emerge the resistance to travel will increase. Enter virtual immersive environments.

5 REASONS WHY VIRTUAL REALITY LEARNING IS WORTH CONSIDERING

PDG

This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself out, right? Virtual Reality is definitely getting a lot of attention, but unlike a lot of learning trends, VR has some solid research behind it and some interesting proof points. What is Virtual Reality? Virtual Reality (VR) is a number of different technologies that are designed to create experiences that mimic real-life experiences. by Rich Mesch.

These 3 Industries are the Early Adopters of Augmented Reality

eLearningMind

But the combination of digital information and the real world isn’t just for mobile entertainment, but a real solution for learning at work. Before it’s dismissed as a development still far off the future, you should know that some industries have been all too happy to adopt augmented reality as a tool for better learning. And that can be one of the roadblocks to encouraging executive buy-in and early adoption of augmented reality.

5 Reasons Virtual Reality Learning is Worth Considering

PDG

This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself out, right? Virtual Reality is definitely getting a lot of attention, but unlike a lot of learning trends, VR has some solid research behind it and some interesting proof points. What is Virtual Reality? . VR users typically wear headsets that only allow them to see the computer-generated world.

Emerging Cultures

Learning with e's

Here's the second extract from the introduction to the forthcoming Book 'Connected Minds, Emerging Cultures', which will be published later this year by Information Age Publishers, Connecticut, USA.

Bringing the Future Forward

CLO Magazine

Virtual reality for learning is no longer an abstract concept — it’s here. According to one expert, virtual reality is the first real disruptive technology in learning, breaking away from the flat-screen mode of learning and hacking the senses to enter a three-dimensional world filled with sights and sound. “It Virtual reality has the potential to fundamentally change how learning happens. How do you simulate that in a virtual reality world?”.

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

This year, however, our nation and the rest of the world remain frozen in place by Covid-19. For example, think about what’s happening in the world of work. As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. Some are actually adopting new digital practices with lightning speed. 4) Virtual Learning How-To Resources. Virtual Learning Environment. Emergency Remote Work Kit.

18 Key Trends to Realign Remote Workforce Training Strategy in the Post Pandemic World

EI Design

As a result, Rapid Virtual Training Transformation needs to be undertaken to provide online training for remote learners. Face-to-face trainings must move to a predominantly Online/Self-paced/Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)/Blended mode that can be consumed remotely.

3 reasons Fortune 500 leaders are adopting Immersive Learning for safety training

STRIVR

Across every industry – from food production to retail – training and safety professionals are using Virtual Reality (VR) to better onboard, train and retain their workforce in important safety protocol that reduce risk and liability to the organization. Here are the top three reasons that business leaders are adopting Immersive Learning for safety training and the benefits they’re seeing in their organizations.

Is Virtual Reality Ready for School?

ProProfs

We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience most of our world – David Warlick. Another buzzword that added to this list recently is Virtual Reality. Virtual reality is nothing, but an environment created with the help of computer technology that seems real. Virtual Reality & Education – the Vision. Online Tutoring to Virtual Reality.

Social Media Adoption in the Enterprise

Take an e-Learning Break

Attended session by Josh Scribner, Social Software Advocate at IBM, who champions the adoption of Web 2.0, new media, and emerging multimedia technologies within IBM. Josh architects IBM virtual worlds, teaches around the company and advises on technology adoption.

LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven

Learnbrite

More and more companies are turning to collaborative Virtual Reality (VR) training and education environments, while early adopters are already seeing impressive results. LearnBrite also opens the door to experiencing Microsoft’s world of Mixed Reality.

When worlds collide

steve-wheeler.blogspot.com

Interestingly, the students reported that they found the blogs useful for reflecting on action, and the authors postulate that with tutor support over a greater period of study time, meta-reflection might emerge as a result of prolonged blog writing, and revisiting of content.

Second Life Happenings: CEO Steps Down (again)

Kapp Notes

Can’t say I am surprised, while Second Life is an innovative pioneer in the 3D virtual immersive learning space, I never thought they’d be around for the long haul…in their original form. Notice "Public Virtual Worlds" are at the bottom of the hype cycle.

The Untapped Potential of Virtual Reality in eLearning

eLearningMind

Thanks to everyone and their grandma (literally) getting VR goggles for Christmas, it seems as though more practical applications for virtual reality are just around the corner. Tapping into both augmented and virtual reality could give your learners a renewed sense of safety as they explore and learn. Virtual Reality. Virtual reality is expensive, thanks to pricey equipment and development costs, but it is being used in certain sectors.

Virtual Instructors: Almost as Good as the Real Thing

CLO Magazine

Virtual instructor-led training enables organizations to spend less per learner while delivering more training to more people. While it’s not the ideal learning format for every situation, it’s easy to understand why virtual instructor-led training has gained popularity in the learning and development world. Virtual training allows for obvious cost savings. In a blended format, as is generally recommended, virtual sessions take less time out of the learner’s workday.

Technology and Training: Using Artificial Intelligence for Learning and Development

Abreon

For these reasons and more, it’s only a matter of time before AI and related technologies such as Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality transform the field of Learning & Development (L&D). Unsupervised Learning is only just beginning to see real-world applications but is seen as the future of AI. AI provides a virtual opponent that reacts to the other player’s inputs and tries to win the game, making the simulation more realistic and engaging. Virtual Reality (VR). <

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM.

Mark Oehlert

Main | "A Vision of Students Today" from the Creators of "The Machine is Us/ing Us" » October 19, 2007 Mark is very late to the virtual worlds big news about SL and IBM. Here is the Virtual Worlds Weekly coverage and a clarifying post from Christian Renaud.

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Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace.

Dashe & Thomson

Just as the corporate world thought they had caught up to adult learning norms with the adoption of eLearning, and some with blended learning, along comes social learning. These are your early adopters.

Interview With Mobile Learning Thought Leader Mayra Aixa Villar

Bottom-Line Performance

Many people talk about stats that refer to the massive adoption of mobile devices, the impact of devices in our daily life and so on. What role will adoption of the Experience API play in the adoption of mobile learning? Video is one of the most ubiquitous media formats, and this makes it extremely practical to deliver relevant content at the right moment and virtually on any device. Mayra Aixa Villar.

The Untapped Potential of Virtual Reality in Digital Learning

eLearningMind

Thanks to everyone and their grandma (literally) getting VR goggles for Christmas, it seems as though more practical applications for virtual reality are just around the corner. Tapping into both augmented and virtual reality could give your learners a renewed sense of safety as they explore and learn. Virtual Reality. Virtual reality is expensive, thanks to pricey equipment and development costs, but it is being used in certain sectors.

Kapp & Driscoll nail Learning in 3D

Clark Quinn

Karl Kapp and Tony O’Driscoll have launched the age of virtual worlds in organizational learning by providing a thorough overview in their new book Learning in 3D. This is a comprehensive and eloquent book, covering the emerging opportunity in virtual worlds. The book is eloquently written, as you’d expect from two academics, but both also play in the real world, so it’s not too esoteric in language or concept.

Arrested Learning and Development: How Covid-19 is Changing the Corporate Learning Landscape

Vitalyst

Despite the fact that some organizations have begun offering virtual training, many workers are not satisfied with their employers’ investments in professional development. A recent MIT/Deloitte survey shows that, although organizations have improved in developing digital strategies—especially since Covid-19 emerged—there is no consensus on how to best equip workers with what they need to handle business disruptions and create value.

Strivr raises $30M in Series-B funding

STRIVR

to predict how performance in a virtual environment will map to performance in that same situation or task in real life. Over the last five years, we have worked tirelessly at Strivr to become the leader in the emerging category of Immersive Learning. Series B financing to fuel the accelerated adoption of Immersive Learning at scale. Data patent for predicting real-world performance.

3 Methods To Manage VR Training That You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

Learning and Development professionals all over the world are adapting to virtual reality training. Read More: 5 Hurdles to Scaling Virtual Reality Training & How to Overcome Them . What is Virtual Reality Training? You can use virtual reality training to: .

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

Gartner: 5 Emerging Tech Trends. According to Gartner’s most recent Emerging Technology Hype Cycle , 5 key trends are blurring the lines between humans and machines. That means AI will be everywhere, thanks to enabling technologies like cloud computing, the open source software movement, AI Platforms-as-a-Service, conversational AI, virtual assistants and more. To reach this new world order, IT leaders are already shifting their attention.