Published on April 11th, 2019 | by Emergent Enterprise0
Virtual Reality for Manufacturing Training
Immersive technologies bring so much to the table when it comes to training. As Lorne Fade points out at vrvisiongroup.com the improvements in employee safety are worth it alone. VR or AR training allows workers to commit and experience errors without real consequence. Make a mistake on an assembly line that shuts down the entire line? No problem in an AR digital world. Run over a pedestrian with a delivery truck? No injury in VR training. There are measurable results with immersive technologies as it replaces older ways of training.
Manufacturing training is essential if you want your manufacturing plant to be run like a well-oiled machine. Everything just works better when every employee knows what they’re doing, how they’re doing it and how it relates to the bigger picture – and it helps if you’ve been able to run employees through any emergency situations before they’ve actually happened on the floor.
Virtual reality can change the face of manufacturing training, and it has the potential to make the entire process better, cheaper and easier to access; in turn, this can better the entire manufacturing industry if it’s given enough time.
While most people think they have a pretty good idea of what it is that virtual reality can do, there’s a lot more potential locked up in VR than you might have ever realized before.
Here’s more about the use of virtual reality for manufacturing training, and just how it can make things easier for you and your employees when it comes to training.
Why virtual reality?
It gives you all the benefits of reality without the associated cost or danger that might come with a trip to the plant in order to achieve the same goal.
Training can interrupt working operations, too, and a virtual reality environment carries the benefit that it can continue in an environment separate from the actual plant itself, while you can still experience everything you would have in the physical plant – and without having to go there.