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VR in Industrial Training: Safe, Simulated Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Our blog has previously examined some of the most groundbreaking applications of virtual reality in both medical and corporate training settings. This time, we thought we would highlight a few of our favorite VR learning applications utilized in an entirely different realm: industrial training. While many manufacturing companies have yet to fully embrace the potential of VR …

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VR in Medical Training: 3 Groundbreaking Applications

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Virtual reality technology is making waves in the growing field of employee training and development, with organizations like Walmart, UPS, and Farmers Insurance already embracing VR as a powerful and cost-effective teaching tool. In the coming years, as spending on corporate training rises while the cost of VR hardware declines, it is likely we will see more companies …

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Augmented Reality and Training

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

We’ve been talking a lot about VR lately, but the world of XR content and experiences is wide and inclusive of mixed reality (MR), augmented reality (AR), and more, each with its own set of strengths and applications. MR is a broad term that describes content situated “anywhere between the extrema of the virtuality continuum”[1]. …

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Unity for Education – An Interview with Jessica Lindl

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

The Filament Games blog team recently sat down to talk with Jessica Lindl, Global Head of Education at Unity, to talk through their plans and aspirations around the education industry. Here’s what she had to say: Tell us about yourself. What’s your professional background? I’ve spent my entire career in Education. From the beginning, I’ve …

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Medical Applications for Virtual Reality

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Last time I checked in on the Virtual Reality space I was looking at VR projects that were creating a positive impact on the world, and I found no shortage of material. One thing I was intrigued by was the sheer number of medical projects already underway, so I did some investigation. As it turns …

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Gamification vs. Game-Based Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

When we talk to people about the work we do, the topic of “gamification” comes up quite a bit. To some folks, it’s synonymous with game-based learning, and to others, it’s presented as the inverse. Brandon and I hashed out a decent working definition on the podcast, but we realized we don’t have a matching …

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How VR Changes Learning

Filament Games | Educational Game Developers

If you’re like me, you can’t put a VR headset on without dreaming about the possibilities for learning. From a design perspective, VR affords the opportunity to place the learner in any conceivable environment, and more importantly, to make it interactive. That’s profoundly exciting. Filament has already completed its first educational VR project for a …

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Incorporating VR into Your Business Strategy

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Virtual Reality (VR) is an exciting new technology with a lot of potential, and we’ve spoken to a number of folks who are already exploring ways to augment their businesses with VR. As a technology that provides new modes of interaction and information consumption, VR is highly attractive to corporate trainers, nonprofits with a message, …

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