The newest realities of the business world are Augmented & Virtual

QuoDeck

Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality have changed the way corporates look at content dissemination. Running tests in a virtual environment simulates a real world experience without the high costs involved in real life testing.

How to Make Virtual Training Sessions Interactive

ProProfs

In the course of virtual training, your virtual audience may, at times, feel isolated due to the lack of real face-to-face contact. Here are some of the ways you can use to make a virtual training session interactive for everyone. How To Make Virtual Training Interactive.

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3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing

Kapp Notes

There are many reasons by I believe that virtual worlds are not dead, dying or disappearing. Classes in 3D Worlds and About 3D Worlds. Last night I had the pleasure of traveling to Randy Hinrich’s Virtual World Certificate Class for 2012 in their Winter Thinkfest.

Why Virtual Reality Has a Bright Future in the eLearning World

Origin Learning

Since we are living in the era of technological revolution, it doesn’t come as a surprise that Virtual Reality (VR for short) has become the most popular buzzword in the eLearning domain. What’s Virtual Reality? The concept of virtual reality was first introduced in by Stanley G.

Virtual Reality: It’s The Time To Take Your Business To The Next Level

G-Cube

From touchscreen mobile devices to real-world experiences, virtual reality has paved a new way of working and collaborating across the enterprise. Using Virtual Reality to Reshape Digital Landscape. Impact of Virtual Reality in E-Learning. e-Learning virtual reality

Awesome Virtual World Program: Sign Up Today

Kapp Notes

My friend, Randy Ran Hinrichs, of 2b3d who has a wonderful motto of “Move Photons, Not People” is offering a program that you need to take advantage of if you are involved, interested or curious about 3D virtual worlds. The program offers a Certificate in Virtual Worlds.

Effect Of Virtual Reality On L&D And Business

Wizcabin

Virtual Reality has contributed positively to the way we design learning and the way we learn at large. One of the effects of VR on L&D and business lies in its ability to enhance learners’ retention ability. Now, to the common question, “how can virtual reality impact on L&D and Enterprise?” ” Here are some of the positive effects of VR on L&D and business. Interaction to retain knowledge.

Random 3D Virtual World Statistics

Kapp Notes

Sitting at my virtual desk gathering statistics. Here are some interesting Virtual World Statistics gathered from a number of different sources. In the fourth quarter of 2009, total registered accounts in the virtual worlds sector reached 803 million. From Virtual world registered accounts reach 800m Check out the great chart while you are there. From Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference - March 12-13 PS.

Virtual World Brainstorming Session

Kapp Notes

One of the great things about what I do is getting to meet and work with really thoughtful and creative people and the other day, I got a chance to brainstorm with a group of great people on the topic of Virtual World Implementations. Tags: Second Life 3D worlds

Implementing a Virtual World

Kapp Notes

Image from a virtual world created by Forterra. Considering the implementation of a virtual world? The main product of Forterra is OLIVE™ (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment). One concern with virtual worlds or any Internet application is security.

ID - Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world?

Performance Learning Productivity

From Content to Activity The vast majority of structured learning is content-rich and interaction-poor. But it simply isn’t appropriate for today’s world. The need to become Interactivity Designers.

Engaging Participants 4: Virtual Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations have turned to various forms of online and virtual training because it is cost effective, it reaches a wide audience, and it serves many generations of learners. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

Virtual reality and augmented reality: overhyped or new industry standard?

CLO Magazine

When you hear the words “virtual reality,” do you feel like you’re in a sci-fi film? Seventy percent of learning comes from tackling real-world tasks and problems. It’s not about saving the world anymore, it’s about saving you money with the best trained talent.

Virtual Meetings vs. Video Conferencing: Workplace Collaboration and Training Tools

Roundtable Learning

Today, thanks to technological advances, the team at CNH Industrial uses the most advanced communication technology available, virtual meetings , to traverse the ocean between them — merely by donning a headset. What Are Virtual Meetings? Here’s How Virtual Reality Can Help.

Virtual Reality Real-Time Use Cases

CHRP-INDIA

Virtual Reality Technology is being used in many verticals in various capacities, very often inculcating job processes and training or introducing a fresh concept to a large section of the audience. Also Read: Virtual Reality Technology A Magic.

Leverage Virtual Classrooms For New-Age Learners

G-Cube

Most of the organizations have adopted virtual classroom facility to enable dispersed teams to attend training without the need to travel, developing flexible work arrangements with no barriers of time and distance. 3 Ways Innovations in Virtual Classrooms Help Fulfil Learners’ Needs.

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“.

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. Virtual reality can substitute the real environment.

5 Benefits of a Virtual Office to Your Company

Your Training Edge

Technology continues to change the way we interact with each other. Thanks to the benefits that a virtual office brings to the table, employees can maintain a good sense of work-life balance, while employers can easily overcome the challenges of handling an offshore team. Here are the main advantages of a virtual office. The money you’ve set aside will give you a lot more flexibility with your business decisions and can be used to fund your next big project.

How to Overcome the Top 3 Pains of Virtual Training

Allego

There’s a new sense of urgency to get virtual training and remote collaboration efforts up and running quickly so you can start to achieve a sense of normalcy during this challenging time. A huge element of both these types of training has been face to face interaction.

Why You Can’t Deliver Virtual Training With Legacy Tactics

Allego

Yet sales enablement professionals must get new hires up to speed and keep teams on track in a world where face-to-face meetings are impossible. But building a virtual training program when you’ve relied on in-person sessions can feel like an overwhelming task. Virtual Training

Allego Reveals Future of Training at First S3 Virtual Showcase

Allego

Companies around the world are rethinking conferences and meetings, and Allego is no exception. Last week, we hosted our first-ever S3 Virtual Showcase, attended by nearly 700 sales, training, and learning and development professionals from over 130 leading companies.

What is Virtual Reality Training? Everything You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

What do you think of when someone talks about Virtual Reality ? But the future is now, and Virtual Reality (VR) is not only existent, but VR is used for gaming, cinema, and even company training. What is Virtual Reality? How to Use Virtual Reality in Training.

Why Your Learning and Development Strategy Needs Virtual Training Labs

Cloudshare

It’s clear that businesses are scrambling to upgrade their learning and development (L&D) programs for more experienced employees and business partners. Many businesses approach training and development like an item on a checklist. Interactivity.

Creating interactivities in e-Learning: 10 ways to challenge and engage your Learner

G-Cube

Interactivities built within e-learning can effectively provide relief as well as challenge the learners to think and apply assimilated learning. There are many types of interactivities that can be built in an e-course. They can be utilized to provide interactions as well.

Overcoming the Objection: 3D Virtual Worlds Look Too Much Like a Game

Kapp Notes

Here is her advice when someone says that 3D worlds look too much like a game. For many business users, their experience with virtual worlds has been as consumers- they, or their children, have used game platforms, either on line or on machines in their homes.

Principles for Creating a Successful Virtual Reality Learning Experience

Kapp Notes

In a recent article 3 Instructional Design Strategies For Virtual Reality Learning , I discussed three (among many) instructional design strategies for VR: Conceptual Orienteering, Critical Incident and Operational Application. Gamification Technology virtual immersive environment

Big Virtual World Event on the Horizon

Kapp Notes

Here is a press release about one big virtual world event where Tony and I will be speaking about Learning in 3D. The Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (VWBPE) will feature more than 150 presentations and a keynote address by Mark Kingdon, the CEO of Linden Lab® creators of Second Life® (SL). Presenters at VWBPE10 are at the forefront of capitalizing on advances in new technologies and a broad range of disciplines related to virtual worlds.

The impact of Virtual Reality in the Industrial workplace

CHRP-INDIA

In just a year’s time, the market for Virtual Reality technology(VR) is set to reach an estimated $30 billion. From removing geographical barriers to developing emotional skill quotient in employees, several businesses are harnessing the goodness of VR to improve productivity.

PwC Publishes Study on Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Soft Skills Training

Roundtable Learning

PwC’s Emerging Technology Group has explored the business value of virtual reality (VR) for several years. In the training world, VR has some compelling use cases. Industries using VR for safety, repair and maintenance simulation training are seeing improvements in process efficiency, but we wondered whether virtual reality would be as effective for training leadership, soft skills or other human-to-human interactions?

Using Virtual Learning Tools to Create Training Experiences

KnowledgeCity

You’ve worked hard on your training presentation, incorporating graphics, interactive exercises and discussion groups. Consequently, many companies are foregoing traditional training presentations and turning to virtual learning tools for training experiences.

How to Make Interactive Training Program for Retail Employees

Kitaboo

What’s training without interaction? The only way to bring them back to the present and prevent them from getting lost in their train of thoughts again is to maintain constant interaction. And that is why one needs interactive training programs. Interactive Assessments.

Virtual Reality Industry Buzz

Learnbrite

Virtual Reality (VR) is about to become mainstream and could surpass US$40 billion market by 2020. Projected growth in Virtual Reality popularity is not surprising. LearnBrite allows users to peruse video libraries in interactive training spaces.

Finding a MMOLE/Virtual Learning World Vendor

Kapp Notes

Tie your request to a business need. Successful projects start by aligning virtual world needs with your organization’s goals. When the vendor understands the business requirements, they can better craft the solution. Visit the virtual space yourself.

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New Year Thoughts about 3D Virtual Worlds for Learning

Kapp Notes

While creating products, working on deliverables and collaborating across organizations on a large scale in virtual worlds seems like science fiction, the truth is that 3D environments for working, learning and collaborating are the not-too-distant future. Virtual Immersive Environments (VIEs) will soon allow data visualization not previously possible and applications for learning and collaboration not yet considered. Tags: virtual immersive environment