Even though headsets like the Oculus Go get a lot of attention when it comes to VR utilization these days but, Web VR also is a great way to distribute Virtual Reality experiences.
The many Christmas markets held around Germany in the weeks of Advent bring people out and together on cold winter days, communally sharing the Yuletide spirit.
The ARENA SUMMIT took place on 20th & 21st November at the Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt am Main. It was the first time that this event brought together people from all over the world to talk about current trends in stadiums, multifunctional arenas, the sports business and the entertainment industry.
Let us quickly talk about employee training in general. If we're honest, I guess everyone can think of a boring training class with a Powerpoint that doesn't want to end. To be forced to take part in a training, regardless of the current workflow, can be frustrating. If the instructor doesn't relate to the participants' needs and can't change the behaviour at the end, the whole effort was pointless and cost intensive.
Today: Hekatron Brandschutz – Virtual tour through a fire prevention lab
We would like to share a remarkable VR-Sales case, initiated by Hekatron Brandschutz, one of the market leaders when it comes to fire and security products. Hekatron Brandschutz is the perfect example on how consistency and innovation can go hand in hand. In 1963 the company designed and manufactured Europe’s first scattered light optical Smoke Detector.
As VR content makes its way into more and more applications, users cannot be impressed that easily anymore. When users enter the VR world, naturally the explorer sense awakes. Since it feels like being transported to an actual place, it feels strange not to be able to interact with the new environment.
The second VRdirect TechCrunch Hackathon of 2018 took place prior to TC Disrupt Berlin on the 29th November. Sponsored by KPMG, one of the leading auditing and advisory firms in Germany as well as globally, the Hackathon had the theme ' Never been there, never done that '.
Spreading the word by showcasing successful projects and initiatives
At their #EuropeWorks exhibition, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has demonstrated how Virtual Reality can help the visibility of great projects. ALGAplus for example, one of the companies financed with the help of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (and central pillar of the Juncker Plan) offers fascinating production scenarios that usually no one would ever be able to witness:
Although new headsets like the Oculus Go or Lenovo Mirage get a lot of attention when it comes to VR consumption these days, Web VR also provides a great way to distribute VR experiences.
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