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Week 7—13
May 2018

MKW18 7—13 May

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VRx2: A World First in Virtual Reality Training

Sustainability - Talk

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How does virtual training improve real world results?

This is training with a twist. With Virtual Reality on the rise, you don’t need to be in the same room as someone to learn from them – or even in the same country. Watch VR training in action as Ben Horan (in China) and Scott McMillan (in Melbourne) connect through the virtual world to learn how to isolate one of our city’s Ozone Generators. Developed by Melbourne Water and Deakin University’s CADET Lab, this technology is the world’s first dual-user VR training experience – and you get to see it live.

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Ben Horan

Ben Horan is a Mechatronics Engineer and has focussed on becoming one of the world's leading authorities in Virtual Reality. He is the Director of Deakin Uni's CADET Lab and is constantly pushing the limits of available technology.

Scott McMillan

Scott McMillan has a trade background as an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician. He has specialised in the advanced treatment of waste water which has taken him to remote workplaces like Antarctica and the Cocos Islands. Scott now works in the Melbourne Water Safety Group and looks at new technologies and how they can improve the training outcome for our field staff.

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