June Roundup: Best of National Safety Month Blogs

National Safety Month might officially be over, but that doesn’t mean we’re done talking about safety. And because safety – and saving lives – is part of our mission here at Vector Solutions, we’ve decided to dedicate June’s blog roundup to all things safety, including all the safety tools and resources Vector has available for […]

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Vector Solutions Innovation Spotlight: Virtual Reality As A Safety Training Tool

By now, most of us have heard the term ‘virtual reality’ in some capacity. Perhaps you’ve seen VR video game demos at your local electronics store or maybe you’ve even been lucky enough to experience a VR ride at an amusement park. However, there is much more at stake than fun and games when it […]

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RedVector / Convergence Training to Demo Virtual Reality Ladder Safety Training Experience to Help Businesses Fight Falls

Tampa, FL — June 3, 2019 — RedVector / Convergence Training, a Vector Solutions brand and the leading provider of online continuing education, training, and performance management solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), industrial and facility management industries, will launch a new virtual reality (VR) ladder safety training experience to help businesses and employees […]

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VR & Microlearning: Revolutionizing Engineering

With National Engineers Week upon us, it seemed fitting to discuss the virtual reality and microlearning products and software that are poised to revolutionize how engineers are trained in order to shape and impact the world around us.

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VR vs. AR: What’s The Difference?

VR and AR and MR, oh my! Oh, and don’t forget XR, too. With how expeditiously technologies advance, it’s no small wonder that people are often more likely to relegate those acronyms to a veritable alphabet soup than anything even remotely resembling the English language. And even once they’re decoded, the difference between them – […]

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The Advantages of Virtual Reality Training in Fire Training

Virtual Reality (VR) is transforming many industries. While many people still think of VR as mainly for entertainment, one of its most practical functions is in the area of training. A good example of this is virtual reality training in fire. Firefighters can use VR systems to simulate actual scenarios they’re likely to encounter. Let’s […]

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AR, VR and 3-D can make workers better: technology boosts retention and brings blended learning into the digital age

By Jeffrey Dalto Technology is changing the way we learn. It’s changing how trainers can assist employees before a job is performed, while an employee is working and throughout an employee’s career arc. Read the full story here.

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Virtual Reality Emerging As A Training Tool In The Fire Service

The dangers of firefighting make it unfriendly to the concept of the learning curve. Before they put their lives on the line, firefighters should have knowledge and experience. But gaining knowledge and experience in the firefighting environment presents its own dangers. Virtual reality (VR) is an emerging tool for training in the fire service. Recreating […]

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Behind the Scenes: Vector Solutions Creates First-Of-Its-Kind Virtual Reality Training for Firefighters

To create the most life-like training course videos, Vector Solutions partnered with the Pasco County Fire Rescue for a 360 Virtual Reality (VR) video shoot using the latest drone technology to film actual fire-firefighter training in real-life simulations. The video can then be used to create firefighter safety training courses to help thousands of firefighters […]

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How Virtual Reality Is Changing Construction

Virtual reality is being used in the construction industry to improve design, safety and training, and to avoid costly overruns. While mainstream virtual reality is currently perceived as a tool for video games and entertainment purposes, developers and construction experts are finding practical applications for the technology in their field. Implementing virtual reality in construction […]

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