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Augmented reality to provide new skills for manufacturing workforce education

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Augmented reality to provide new skills for manufacturing workforce education

Augmented reality to provide new skills for manufacturing workforce education

 

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Workforce education in manufacturing has traditionally been very low-tech: in-person teaching sessions, one-on-one apprenticeship, written manuals, and perhaps a video. But to keep pace with an increasing skills gap, some manufacturers are now turning to augmented and virtual reality to teach their workers new skills. A Purdue team has entered into a $5 million cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an augmented and virtual reality experience prototype called Skill-XR.

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