SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Viability, Inc., a human service supplier, broadcasts Project (VR)², a Digital Actuality coaching program devoted to enhancing entry to employment for individuals with disabilities and different disadvantages. This system is devoted to offering contributors with a way of empowerment and inclusivity. This primary-of-its-kind undertaking will assist people who find themselves chronically under-served and marginalized construct the very important abilities required to advance their capacity in gaining and sustaining employment. Challenge (VR)² is the place vocational rehabilitation meets digital actuality (VR). Companions of the trouble embrace; Hyperlink To VR, Cleanbox Expertise, Bodyswaps, and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Fee, (MRC).
Hyperlink To VR, an XR media company in Boston, MA was employed by Viability to deploy Bodyswaps, a VR coaching program primarily based out of London. Bodyswaps provides a soft-skills simulator, a lot the identical means different firms provide flight simulators. “Immersive VR studying gives a chance for people who’re in any other case neglected within the employment world. Entry to coaching and work experiences just about builds confidence and readiness which can higher equip contributors to carry jobs offering them with revenue and a way of goal.” says Kristin Rotas, Viability Director.
To optimize the digital expertise, Viability and Hyperlink To VR labored with Oculus Enterprise to leverage a business-class model of the Quest 2 headset. With a view to guarantee a secure and efficient deployment throughout COVID-19, Hyperlink To VR introduced in Nashville-based, Cleanbox Expertise, Inc. as a companion within the undertaking. Cleanbox makes use of focused UVC know-how to eradicate 99.999% of viruses, micro organism, and fungi, decontaminating the headsets and making them secure for reuse.
Viability’s imaginative and prescient for Challenge (VR)² expanded considerably when the MRC supplied assisted funding. Collectively, they’re pioneering a brand new coaching initiative and inspiring states to result in technological modifications to their present rehabilitation efforts. Viability known as on Hyperlink To VR, to handle the deployment. “We have been honored to play a job in such a transformative undertaking. Along with leveraging know-how which might improve the pace of coaching by over 400% (PwC), Challenge (VR)² delivers content material in a means that contributors discover enjoyable and fascinating,” mentioned Edward Zemba, CEO, Hyperlink To VR. To be taught extra about Challenge (VR)², contact Shaily Prajapati at [email protected], or register here to attend a free digital occasion outlining the collaborative effort on Might 25, 12:30pm (EDT.) A spotlight video of the Challenge (VR)², might be discovered right here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQw-2eEErRc
Challenge (VR)² Companions:
Viability (www.viability.org) is a community-based human-services company offering employment providers, vocational and life-skills coaching, and different helps to greater than 4,000 people throughout 5 US states. Viability is dedicated to serving to construct a world the place people with disabilities and different disadvantages can realise their full potential.
Contact: Kristin Rotas, [email protected]
Contact: Shaily Prajapati, [email protected]
Contact: Sabine Maerky, [email protected]
Contact: Yannina Diaz, [email protected]
The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)(https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-rehabilitation-commission) helps people with disabilities stay and work independently.
Contact: Colleen Casey, [email protected]
PwC, (n.d.). The VR Benefit: How digital actuality is redefining smooth abilities coaching. Retrieved from: https://www.pwc.com/us/en/services/consulting/technology/emerging-technology/vr-study-2020.html
CONTACT: Shaily Prajapati
OFFICE: (617) 588-2109
MOBILE: (860) 402-4215
EMAIL: [email protected]
SOURCE Hyperlink To VR