Addressing the Skills Gap and Improving Safety with Augmented Reality

Cheaper, Flexible, Safer: The Many Benefits of XR Training

Written BY

Emily Friedman

June 16, 2021

Immersive training, including AR-enabled over-the-shoulder coaching and virtual simulations, was one of the top enterprise XR use cases before COVID. When the pandemic put a halt to travel and in-person classroom learning, the benefits of AR/VR for training only shone brighter. Going forward, these benefits - reduced travel (ability to deliver training directly to employees), greater flexibility (ability to simulate any scenario), etc. - guarantee XR will be an onboarding and upskilling standard across industry. Revisit this panel from EWTS 2020 featuring experts from Walmart, AtlasCopco, Bridgestone, Solvay, and Re'flekt to hear more.

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