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Skill Development Simulations

Skill Development Simulations

Computer simulations are becoming increasingly popular in training departments in just about every industry. Businesses always want to stretch a dollar, and as more organizations are seeing the value of training and skill development, computer simulations have become...

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A Touching Development: Haptics and VR

A Touching Development: Haptics and VR

In the last blog post we looked at the differences between augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), and how these technologies are poised to revolutionize not just how we entertain ourselves, but also the way we do everything else, from science and medicine to...

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Keys For Effective Troubleshooting

Keys For Effective Troubleshooting

Equipment can malfunction for a variety of reasons. Mechanical contacts and parts can wear out, wires can overheat and burn open or short out, parts can be damaged by impact or abrasion and so on. Typically, when equipment fails, there is an urgent need to get it fixed...

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Troubleshooting Safety: Flash Hazards

Troubleshooting Safety: Flash Hazards

Troubleshooting electrical equipment can involve many safety concerns, especially when inspecting equipment that is energized. Testing often requires the troubleshooter to temporarily connect test instruments to “live” terminals, which may involve opening enclosures...

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