Virtualware attends the International Vocational Training Congress to showcase how VR is being used by several training centers
Bilbao, May 31st – Virtualware, one of Europe’s leading companies in the Virtual Reality industry, participated in the International Vocational Training Congress held on the 30th and 31st of March at the IFEMA Palacio Municipal (Madrid), presenting how several training centers are incorporating its Virtual Reality platform, VIROO®.
The event, organized by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, focused on the challenges and opportunities of the new economy for vocational training, was officially opened by the Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Pilar Alegría, together with the Vice-President of the European Commission, Margaritis Schinas.
Virtualware was part of the exhibition alongside companies such as Airbus, Siemens, and the IES Téllez and IES Jesús Marín vocational training centers, making its platform available to the more than 1,200 people who attended the event.
The Minister also had the opportunity to learn how more than 15 training centers are already improving their teaching-learning processes, helping students to be better prepared in this era of digital transformation by using VIROO.
Speaking at the event, Pilar Alegría said,
“Vocational education is a project that transforms and creates wealth for the future.”
FP Centre creating content and deploying it in VR room with VIROO
VIROO® makes Virtual Reality accessible to businesses, institutions, universities and training centres of all sizes and sectors. The all-in-one digital solution enables the development and remote deployment of multi-user Virtual Reality applications.
This platform simplifies processes and provides a high degree of flexibility for both students and teachers. The result is a faster and easier learning experience.
Virtualware’s flagship product VIROO, the world’s pioneering VR as a Service (VRaaS) platform, makes Virtual Reality accessible to companies and institutions of all sizes and sectors. It is an all-in-one digital solution that enables the development and deployment of multi-user Virtual Reality applications remotely.
VIROO is already used by more than 40 companies and institutions worldwide including GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Ontario Power Generation, Gestamp, ADIF, the Spanish Ministry of Defense, El Retoño Technological University, McMaster University, and EAN University. The enterprise VR platform has been the backbone to develop strategic projects for defense ministries, critical infrastructure training projects, and innovative educational programs.
VIROO aims to become the standard for developing industrial end educational Virtual Reality applications worldwide.
Founded in 2004, Virtualware is one of the pioneering corporations in the European Virtual Reality industry applied to the industrial, educational and healthcare sectors. Its team of more than 50 people has developed more than 500 projects in more than 33 countries. It has its headquarters in Bilbao, Spain, and its North American headquarters in Hamilton (Canada).