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  • 06 April 2021
    Training with VR headsets, smartphones or traditional materials?
    Our latest study, just published in the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, compares the effectiveness of the same training content delivered through immersive VR (headset), non-immersive VR (smartphone), and traditional printed pictorials. Both VR content delivery methods produced greater knowledge gain, 2-weeks retention as well as trainee's confidence than traditional printed pictorials. Moreover, immersive VR produced more engagement than the other two methods.
  • 12 January 2021
    VR with touch and force for cardiopulmonary resuscitation training
    We created a system that maximizes realism of CPR training, as shown in this video. The trainee feels all the sensations (visual, auditory, tactile and force) of real emergency scenarios involving a cardiac arrest victim. The experience is effective for training, as shown in the study published by the International Journal of Biomedical Informatics.