Olive Group to unveil Oculus Rift for eLearning at LT2016

New wave of virtual reality (VR) applications to be showcased at Learning Technologies 2016 allow L&D professionals to deliver a cost-effective and truly immersive learning experience for employees.

Dublin, Ireland (13/1/15) – Olive Group, a global content and learning platforms developer, announced that it will showcase its new Oculus Rift for eLearning solutions at Learning Technologies 2016 (London, 3/4 February). The award-winning agency offers L&D professionals a chance to experience an immersive world and see real-life applications for the automotive, engineering, medical and sports/leisure sectors.

David MacHale, Marketing Director at Olive Group, says, “The best way to learn is not necessarily to read things on a screen, but rather to do it in real life. This isn’t always possible, but virtual reality now offers those experiences of the real world to employees, no matter where they are located. This high sense of reality makes this technology extremely powerful for training in highly technical environments, since it allows learners to safely practice any possible work situation as many times as it takes. We look forward to showing visitors how Oculus and VR training works in the L&D environment, and give them the chance to see client case studies of VR work we have completed in the last 12 months.”

Olive Group picked up the ‘silver’ award for its compliance project with retailing giant Tesco at the E-Learning Awards in November 2015. It will present this project as well as a number of other solutions at LT 2016, including:

  • Bite-sized video content (incl. seminar talk)
  • Gamification for the hospitality industry
  • AcademyHQ™ LMS for rich media content
  • iOS and Android Learning Apps
  • Immersive Learning via Oculus Rift

Olive Group will be at stand A5, at the Learning Technologies event at the Olympia London, February 3rd and 4th.

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About Olive Group
Olive Group is an award-winning content and learning platforms developer. The company offers a number of solutions to help businesses improve learning and development in compliance, IT, customer services and technical training. Customers include Tesco, Pepsico, Skanska, BAM, Murphy Pipe and Civil, Aramark, Digicel, The Coffee Club, Qatar Gas and Lidl. Olive Group employs 175 staff with offices in the UK, Ireland, Australia, USA, India and Nepal. For more info visit www.olivelearning.com.

Contact Details
David MacHale
Group Marketing Director
E: dmachale@olivemedia.co
T: +353 86 467 0790

About Learning Technologies 2016
Learning Technologies is Europe’s leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work. With more than 7,500 visitors, 150 free L&D seminars, 250 exhibitors, two exhibition halls packed with the latest learning technologies, innovation and best practice and Europe’s leading L&D conference, it provided a unique and exciting environment for all those involved in workplace learning. – See more at: http://www.learningtechnologies.co.uk