Within the training community, virtual reality (VR) is increasingly used to train professionals in a spectrum of fields. And few fields stand to benefit from the technology as much as maintenance, since VR can be used to demonstrate concepts without putting workers at risk.
VR is a natural fit in smart factories, but it does come with challenges that might prevent it from becoming an industry standard. And modern virtual reality enables simulated transportation to plant environments so real that training in the virtual realm is nearly as effective as in the real world.
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