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Virtual Reality Training Is In Your Future

  • July 23, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
  • Online
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Virtual Reality (VR) technology is advancing rapidly, and more and more research is demonstrating its value as a potential training tool in a variety of industries and fields. In recent years, emergency response and firefighting have joined that list.

This webinar will explore the potential applications of VR training within the fire service, including its advantages, costs, safety, and limitations. Topics will include VR’s ability to simulate high-fidelity training environments, issues surrounding technology acceptance among first responders, concerns about the lack of VR applications specialized for the fire service sector, and the technology’s potential for improvement.

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