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Sep 15, 2022 / SkillsVR
Virtual Reality's ability to simulate risky and dangerous situations is among one of its most lauded and leveraged advantages, especially when it comes to training. Surgeons regularly train in VR so they don't operate on real, living human beings. Pilots use flight simulators to eliminate the risk of making mistakes in a flying, moving aircraft. […]

    What’s the Difference Between AR and VR?

    Jul 5, 2021 / skillsvr
    In 1957, a man named Morton Heilig combined visuals, sounds, vibration, and even smell into an experience meant to completely transport the viewer. He named his device the Sensorama ...

    VR Job Expos in Partnership with MSD Officially Kick Off

    Sep 5, 2022 / skillsvr
    SkillsVR in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) have officially kicked off the VR Jobs Expo program, happening all over Aotearoa New Zealand!

    Virtual Reality Safety Training: Being Site Safe in VR

    Sep 15, 2022 / skillsvr
    Virtual Reality's ability to simulate risky and dangerous situations is among one of its most lauded and leveraged advantages, especially when it comes to training. Surgeons regularly train in VR so they don't operate on real, living human beings. Pilots use flight simulators to eliminate the risk of making mistakes in a flying, moving aircraft. […]

    The Digital Embassy: Turning Kiwis into Global Citizens

    Feb 2, 2022 / skillsvr
    SkillsVR, The Ministry of Social Development (MSD), and The Youth Group UK have partnered to create the Digital Embassy - where Kiwi rangatahi can access global mentors and skills, enabling them to thrive in today's world and become global citizens. Discover how these partnerships came together to help create The Digital Embassy, and the exciting […]

    Research: Virtual Reality Found to Amplify Brain Theta Rhythms

    Aug 3, 2021 / skillsvr
    A new study published by UCLA professor found that VR amplifies theta rhythms which are critical in cognition, learning, and memory ...
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