Want to learn about AR and VR? DI is your guide!
Learn about AR and VR
The market outlook for Augmented and Virtual Reality is continuously growing. Price Waterhouse Cooper forecasts the augmented reality (AR) market will reach $83B and the virtual reality (VR) market will reach near $25B by 2021. With a This makes 2018 and 2019 critical to the growth of these technologies.
With a growing industry, organizations are beginning to explore how augmented and virtual reality can support their operations. The most common use cases currently are remote training and troubleshooting. However, this rapid growth also means that those unfamiliar with the technology are being asked to learn about the technology, how it can bring value to an organization and how it can be purchased. Trying to learn about AR and VR can be overwhelming. Design Interactive is here to assist you in providing a unique ability to develop solutions based on human factors and engineering principles.
Need to learn about AR and VR technology quicky? Then check our DI’s guide to augmented and virtual reality!
1.) HoloLens, Occulus Rift, HTC Vive…. Oh My!
Occulus Rift, HoloLens, HTC Vive, these are all examples of different types of VR and AR headsets. As someone beginning to look into this technology, the different products can be overwhelming. Overall, when selecting the right headset for your company its all about improving performance.
Will this make my employees better at their job? Can this improve my existing training process? If you find yourself unable to answer those questions, we can evaluate your use case and environment. Then align those characteristics with the available headsets. Additionally, our team can objectively determine the headset that will allow for optimal performance of your employees.
2.) Avoiding Cybersickness
Have you ever experienced a bad plane ride? Your nauseous, may have a headache and can’t quite find your balance. Similar to motion sickness symptoms, cybersickness occurs when someone is exposed to a virtual environment and begins to experience headaches, nausea or dizziness.Additionally, our research, design guidelines have improved the comfort and safety of amusement rides and training simulations for leading entertainment companies, manufacturers and defense contractors.
3.) The Human Factors Approach
Making sure that you maintain a humanistic approach is extremely important. Remember the purpose is to help make your employees jobs easier. DI was founded as a human factors company and everything we design and develop for our customers is built on a foundation of empowering people with innovative technology. Interested in seeing some of the amazing products that we’ve developed? Check us out here.
4.) Choosing or building an effective training solution
Does your company need to rethink your existing training program? As you evaluate your current training process,you want to ensure that it’s a quality training and that it’s consistent. With AR/ VR technology you can create a training program that empowers your employees with the information necessary to do their jobs well. Design Interactive has decades of experience in developing training solutions that accelerate a new hire to competency and have experts in –e-learning on hand, fluent in the foundation theories of learning that speak your language.
5.) Building the right AR/VR headset software
Lastly, after you’ve decided that investing in AR/VR is beneficial to your company, how do you move forward in the design process? Designing and building a headset that speaks to your target user is necessary to creating a great user experience. We can develop system requirements for you and repeatedly evaluate your hardware designs for your target user.
If your interested in learning more about creating quality user experiences, check out our blog post here.
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Design Interactive has been optimizing human performance at ludicrous speed since 1998. We develop innovative, engaging augmented and virtual reality training solutions. To learn more about how we can leverage technology to improve your business processes, contact us here.