How AR and VR are Revolutionizing Soft Skills Training in 2019

April 22, 2019

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Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies have recently gone mainstream, exiting the experimental stage. While most of us know about AR and VR from consumer-facing applications like Pokémon Go and Oculus, they also have immense potential in HR. Initially, HR use cases for AR and VR were limited to training simulations for technical and hands-on roles – in industries such as manufacturing, logistics, and transportation. Now, as soft skills training emerges as a critical need, AR and VR could play a game-changing role, here as well.

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