first responders

Comparing VR, AR and 360° video: What is most effective for skills training?

Skills training is far more effective when participants are actively engaged in the learning process. We know this intuitively from our own exper ience: hands-on practice and collaborative exercises and other “active learning” techniques are far more stimulating than powerpoint … Read More

VR Training: The Wave of the Future

Photo courtesy Pixabay. It’s 2018 and VR/AR technology is more accessible than ever before. Virtual reality hardware giant HTC Vive is offering headsets at lower prices than ever, enabling companies to take advantage of new developments in the technology. VR … Read More

Sean Hurwitz, CEO of PIXO VR Talks Virtual Reality Training on M2TechCast

The folks at M2TechCast invited PIXO VR’s CEO, Sean Hurwitz to their podcast to talk about virtual reality training for first responders and others in hazardous jobs. Sean and hosts Matt Roush, Mike Brennan, along with Greg Doyle of MITechNews discussed … Read More

PIXO VR DEMOS VIRTUAL REALITY SAFETY TRAINING AT CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY

Concordia University Symposium VR training offers real safety for multi-platform and multi-location users, reduces risks DETROIT– November 29, 2017 –  Virtual reality safety training company PIXO VR premiered their training platform for emergency management and first response teams at the … Read More

VR Training Demo Impresses First Responders at Concordia University Summit

Members of the PIXO VR team visited Concordia University’s Portland, Oregon campus recently to participate in the Emerging Technologies Symposium for Emergency Solutions. Ben Mazza and Erica Schaffel from PIXO VR were invited to join professionals from academia, technology, government, … Read More

When Failure IS an Option: The Value of Virtual Reality Training

      If you’ve ever seen Ron Howard’s 1995 film, Apollo 13, you’ll recognize the phrase “failure is not an option.” In the film, Ed Harris plays NASA flight director, Gene Kranz, and the quote refers to the accident in the … Read More