TechTalk (Nov./Dec. 2019)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.

  • Cerego, a leader in adaptive learning technology, rolled out a new suite of smart, artificial intelligence-powered “Create” tools for its adaptive learning platform to simplify content creation and improve the learning experience. The new tools reduce content creation time by more than 25%.
  • Global technology company Epson unveiled Epson Moverio Assist, a remote assistance and inspection solution using Moverio smart glasses that enables enterprises to address difficult repairs and work tasks out in the field. Moverio Assist enables “see-what-I-see” real-time collaboration between remote experts and on-site personnel to accelerate repairs with fewer mistakes.
  • Pixvana, a virtual reality (VR) solutions provider, and Alexo, an expert in tactical training to counter workplace violence, released a VR experience intended to prepare any workplace for an active shooter event. The Active Shooter Response training video utilizes VR’s immersive powers to enable learners to practice situational awareness, increase readiness, and quicken reaction and response.
  • Explorance, a Journey Analytics solution provider, announced Blue EJA (Employee Journey Analytics) for Learning and Development (L&D), Talent, and HR leaders. Blue EJA blends direct, indirect and inferred employee feedback into a single process of continuous listening with artificial intelligence. This process generates metrics to support focal-point HR decision-making and actions.
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.