Simulator Offers Skills Gap Solution

The cloud-based simulation tool combines AR and VR for training, and could offer a solution to the ongoing skills gap challenge.

Honeywell Ar

Honeywell (Houston, TX) offers their cloud-based simulation tool that combines augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) for training plant personnel. Honeywell feels this could offer a solution to the ongoing struggles arising from the increasing number of plant maintenance retirees. Additional features include:

  • Integrated data analytics.
  • An interactive environment for on-the-job training.
  • Leverages Microsoft’s HoloLens, a self-contained holographic computer, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets.
  • Simulated scenarios can include primary failure and switchovers and cable and power supply failures.
  • According to Honeywell, these tools can improve skill retention by up to 100 percent versus traditional training methods, and reduces the length of technical training by up to 150 percent.

 https://hwll.co/SkillsInsightPR

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