FORCE Technology And Varjo Introduce Advanced VR-XR Solutions For Maritime Training

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FORCE Technology and Varjo have teamed to transform marine training by developing the most advanced VR and XR solutions. The partnership, which combines Varjo’s state-of-the-art virtual and mixed reality hardware and software with FORCE Technology’s expertise in simulation-based marine technology, represents a significant turning point for the maritime sector.

FORCE Technology joined Varjo as an integrator partner under a strategic framework agreement. The joint venture focuses on delivering breakthrough VR and XR training solutions to maritime consumers worldwide.

It seeks to present a small, incredibly transportable, immersive training system that can be set up and used anywhere. This advancement signifies a revolutionary change in maritime education, providing improved efficiency and accessibility at a fraction of conventional training approaches’ expense and logistical hassles.

The partnership promises to provide unmatched training opportunities by combining FORCE Technology’s vast marine simulation knowledge with Varjo’s cutting-edge mixed reality technology. By offering realistic, immersive scenarios, the innovative technology delivers significant cost advantages over traditional simulators and improves training quality.


Video Credits: Varjo/Twitter

Capt. Jan Michelsen, the Director of Simulation, Ports, Training, and Human Factors at FORCE Technologies, is enthusiastic about taking maritime training to new heights. He emphasizes the solution’s adaptability and affordability while highlighting the revolutionary potential of the Varjo XR-4 Series headsets in conjunction with their software and simulation skills.

The ultimate goal is to increase the accessibility of effective training, whether it is provided in classrooms or aboard ships.

Varjo’s immersive training solutions and FORCE Technology’s goal are to address the limited availability of skilled seafarers worldwide and fulfil the industry’s evolving needs. These technologies allow businesses to train their workers efficiently and economically while maintaining scalability and ease of implementation.

Chief Commercial Officer of Varjo Seppo Aaltonen highlights the partnership’s importance in influencing the direction of maritime education. He thinks the immersive simulator from FORCE Technology will break through conventional training obstacles and provide a more realistic and engaging experience for the industry, along with significant operational benefits.

Reference: Varjo

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