NORCAT Wins VR Education and Training Crown at 2021 VR Awards

Recognizing that virtual reality is one of the fastest growing learning technology industry segments, NORCAT has partnered with Vale to create interactive and experiential technology training tools that enable new methods of learning. training of equipment operators for improved safety, efficiency and productivity for mining operations. These tools include training tools and virtual reality pre-operational circular verification exercises for mining equipment, including forklifts and utility vehicles.

“We are truly honored to have been named the VR Education and Training category winners at the VR 2021 awards,” said Ed Wisniewski, CTO of NORCAT. “This award is a huge recognition of NORCAT’s work to engage, educate and strengthen the global skilled workforce to ensure that workers have the skills, competencies and confidence to do their jobs safely and productively. .

“I look forward to continuing to leverage the immense talent of our team and our impressive history as a catalyst for innovation to bring NORCAT to the next level of excellence in the development and deployment of immersive learning technologies,” said Don Duval, CEO of NORCAT.

(This article first appeared in the Canadian Mining Journal)

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