TechTalk (Nov.-Dec. 2020)

Find out about the latest advances in training technology.
  • Fierce Conversations launched Fierce Conversations 3D Simulations, an interactive bite-sized learning modality that provides employees a quick and easy way to engage in realworld scenarios, explore emotional responses, get immediate feedback, and reflect on their own performance, all in a safe virtual environment.
  • CDC’s Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services created its first virtual reality (VR) laboratory training course, which is now live on CDC TRAIN and gaming platform STEAM. The course, “LabTrainingVR: Biosafety Cabinet Edition,” enables learners to apply knowledge and practice setting up a biological safety cabinet (BSC) in a virtual laboratory.
  • Roundtable Learning, a full-service learning and development company, launched Mercury XRS, an open, cloud-based platform that helps organizations manage extended reality (XR) training. Mercury XRS can be loaded to most popular XR headsets and can be connected with existing learning management systems.
  • Qumu, provider of Enterprise Video as a Service (EVaaS) technology, announced a new functionality extension for Zoom that allows Qumu and Zoom enterprise clients to stream live events exceeding 100,000 attendees—with no loss of video quality or negative effect on internal networks. Called Qumu Stream, Record and Manage, the app is available now in the official Zoom Marketplace.
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