8,000-plus auto mechanics to get virtual reality training

 

Automotive technician getting trained in virtual reality.

Automotive technician getting trained in virtual reality.

Robert Bosch, the world’s largest supplier of automotive parts and equipment, is training between 8,000 and 10,000 mechanics on direct-injection and breaking technology — using virtual reality.

The company has launched a 750-stop tour with Oculus Rift headsets that allow the technicians to get virtual tours of the insides of the engines.

Read full story at the Detroit Free Press, or watch the video below.

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Maria Korolov is editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business. She has been a journalist for more than twenty years and has worked for the Chicago Tribune, Reuters, and Computerworld and has reported from over a dozen countries, including Russia and China.