Simulation & Training Speaker Series: AR, MR & VR

June 25, 2021

In this edition of the Simulation & Training Speaker Series, we explore exciting applications of extended reality technology in defense, government, and cybersecurity. Learn how augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and virtual reality (VR) help teams and individuals complete tasks faster, reduce errors, improve knowledge retention, and save lives.

This event will highlight the diverse areas where AR, MR and VR are making a significant impact, including:

  • Construction
  • Maintenance and on-the-job training
  • Cybersecurity risks and operations
  • First responder training

Sessions

Welcome: The state of Unity technology (John Cunningham, Head of Government Solutions, Unity)

Hear about Unity’s latest technological developments for applications in the government sector and what to look forward to in the coming year.

Creating intelligent AR/VR applications for government (Erika Peace, Senior Product Manager, Government, Unity; Emaleigh Shriver, Lead, Customer Success Specialist, Unity)

Unity is the preferred platform for creating AR/VR experiences, whether for games or industrial uses. Unity is driving innovative solutions across the government sector, from construction to cybersecurity. Learn how your organization can use Unity to build robust AR/VR applications that address government challenges.

From novice to expert in an instant: Using AR on the job (Marlo Brooke, Founder and CEO, AVATAR Partners)

Skills attrition caused by a retiring skilled workforce is a serious issue in government and industry. Beyond using AR as an innovative training tool, organizations can deploy AR-based real-time job aids to improve time spent on tasks, eliminate errors and reduce cognitive load. Use cases include examples from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard.

Cybersecurity data visualization in the next dimension (Jason Ingalls, Founder and CEO, Ingalls Information Security)

Learn why cybersecurity domain preeminence requires presenting data to users in three dimensions. Discover how 3D and mixed reality interfaces provide a revolutionary ability to view all data within a relationship model, drive situational awareness and provide unprecedented threat hunting capability. 

Can simulation help first responders save lives? (William “Bill” Godfrey, CEO and Fire Chief (Ret.), C3 Pathways)

Training prepares professionals to face any scenario. Discover the art of designing great training, common mistakes in curriculum development, and lessons learned by one group using simulation to train America’s first responders. You’ll also learn about the challenges of conducting hands-on training remotely.

(First aired June 23, 2021)

 
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