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Virtual Reality for Construction Training

Two of the biggest challenges in construction training are safety and technology. Both tend to work against each other. As we introduce technology to make construction projects safer and more productive, these same technologies can add to both confusion and … 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

New Reality: PIXO VR and HP Announce High Tech Alliance

ROYAL OAK, Mich., August 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PIXO VR and Silicon Valley titan HP Inc., are joining forces to bring virtual reality training to enterprises around the world. PIXO VR is the virtual reality software designer that’s been … 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

A better way to train utility workers

Training workers in the utility industry can be especially difficult.  Real-world training conditions are complex, dangerous, expensive and hard to simulate. PIXO has responded to these challenges by developing industry-specific virtual reality modules that provide highly effective approaches for skill … 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 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