virtual reality

How Virtual Reality for Training is Different Than What Your Kid Got for Christmas

How Virtual Reality for Training is Different Than What Your Kid Got for Christmas

The holidays have come and gone and some lucky kids (maybe even some grown-up kids) received virtual reality technology under the tree. There are offerings for existing game platforms like Sony Playstation, as well as several that work by slotting … Read More

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PIXO VR Ready for OC6 with VR Training for Oculus Quest

OC6 is almost here — and PIXO VR is ready. After a big year that saw the release of the Facebook-owned Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S HMDs, (head-mounted displays), the sixth annual Oculus Connect conference, (OC6 for short), starts … Read More

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Why Some VR Causes Motion Sickness (And Ours Doesn't)

A recent article published on Futurism.com declared, essentially, that virtual reality has finally become reality-reality: it’s here to stay. But the article was quick to point out that, despite the progress VR technology has made in recent years — better, … Read More

Study: Virtual Reality Training Better for Retention

The results are in – and the winner is virtual reality training. According to a recent study by the University of Maryland, virtual reality training is more effective in recall accuracy than traditional desktop CBT (computer-based training). With a median … Read More

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PIXO VR™ Releases New Virtual Reality OSHA Safety Compliance Training Module

DETROIT, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Virtual reality safety training company PIXO VR™ has released its new VR-based OSHA Safety Compliance Training module. The latest from PIXO’s library of licensable VR training modules, PIXO’s VR OSHA Training provides an immersive, … Read More

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

PIXO VR Expert Insights: Erica Schaffel, PIXO VR's VP of Sales

As someone on the front line of PIXO VR’s team, Erica Schaffel, Vice President of Sales, spends a lot of time with training directors demonstrating how virtual reality training works and educating people about it’s benefits for businesses and employees. … 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