Tech Talk (Nov/Dec 2015)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

Lockheed Martin introduced Prepar3D v3, which allows users to build or experience advanced simulation environments and tools that simplify development and augment the training experience. Prepar3D v3 enhancements simplify training scenario creation by employing a SimDirector drag-and-drop technique. A new avatar mode enables users to experience the simulated environment in the third or first person.

SurePeople, a global provider of human capital analytics solutions, launched its cloud-based intelligent learning and development platform. Key features include: SurePeople PRISM, a personal assessment built on psychometric testing standards and scientific research; SurePeople PULSE, which delivers real-time data through custom 360-degree assessments and surveys; Personalized Learning and Development Plans; and the Performance and Analytics suite of tools.

Skillsoft, a global leader in learning and talent management, announced that its latest Skillsoft Learning App is now available for Android and iOS devices. The Skillsoft Learning App simplifies the content discovery experience by proactively recommending videos, books, audiobooks, and summaries based on an individual user’s interests.

Digitech Systems launched PaperVision Forms Magic technology (the FM technology), which introduces accurate document recognition and classification along with data extraction. The FM technology is available as a component of PaperVision Capture, the company’s scanning and indexing software.

Lorri Freifeld
Lorri Freifeld is the editor/publisher of Training magazine. She writes on a number of topics, including talent management, training technology, and leadership development. She spearheads two awards programs: the Training APEX Awards and Emerging Training Leaders. A writer/editor for the last 30 years, she has held editing positions at a variety of publications and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University.