Oberon Technologies, Friends with Holograms introduced their XR-based training to top federal and state IT attendees
Monday, May 2nd — The XR Association hosted (XRA) member companies Oberon Technologies and Friends with Holograms at the Government Information Technology Executive Council (GITEC) Emerging Technology Conference supported by ATARC and held in Annapolis, Maryland. The GITEC conference attracts top federal and state IT leaders to explore new and evolving technologies that are driving innovation in the public sector. XRA and ATARC partnered to provide conference attendees with the opportunity to experience and explore XR.
Representatives from Oberon Technologies led conference attendees through VR-based training experiences focused on safely working within hazardous and dangerous environments, industrial machinery and equipment, PPE protocols, and more to demonstrate the effectiveness of immersive technology or training efficiency. A leading provider of innovative extended reality (XR) training and information delivery technologies, Oberon Technologies leverages both physical and virtual worlds to deliver critical business information for its clients. From collaborative web authoring tools to immersive virtual reality (VR) environments, Oberon’s consultants architect, design, implement, and optimize solutions for companies that value safety and efficiency.
Friends with Holograms provided a soft skills training session in virtual reality to help managers and employees better understand workplace exclusion and unconscious bias. Friends With Holograms is a full service VR/AR agency specializing in creating soft skills training for social impact. They have worked with Fortune 100 companies like Walmart, Verizon, Coca-Cola, and Lowe’s, as well as major consultancies like Accenture and PWC. Their work has won awards at SXSW and Mobile World Congress and resulted in millions in cost savings for its clients.
The XR Association promotes the dynamic global growth of the XR industry, which includes virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed-reality, and future immersive technologies. XRA is leading the way for the responsible development and adoption of XR by convening stakeholders, developing best practices and research, and advocating on behalf of its members and the greater XR industry. Learn more at www.xra.org/joinus.