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Interplay Learning Wins $100k in the XR Education Prize Challenge, an Innovation Competition Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

By Craig Carter on Aug 1, 2018 10:17:30 AM

Interplay Learning is incredibly excited to share that our technical leadership was recognized in a competition hosted by the NYU School of Entrepreneurship and Techstars in partnership with Two Bit Circus, University Ventures and Women in XR. This Challenge was an innovation competition that was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The program is focused on accelerating education innovation using virtual, augmented, and mixed reality.

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Interplay Learning Highlighted At Dell Technologies World Keynote

By Craig Carter on May 8, 2018 2:22:16 PM

After taking part in an AR/VR session at Dell Technologies World, Interplay's CEO, Doug Donovan, was met with a welcome surprise. During the first ten minutes of the events keynote address, Jeff Clarke, COO of Dell Technologies,  highlighted how Interplay represents the vision of modern workforce training and digital transformation. He believes Interplay's ability to bring VR training to the trades is critical to helping companies improve productivity and train their future workforce. Watch the quick video to see it first hand!

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Dell Sees the Future of Trades Training with Virtual Reality and Interplay Learning

By Craig Carter on Apr 24, 2018 3:59:44 PM

Dell reached out to Interplay's CEO, Doug Donovan, to help create a video to inform Dell's customers that Virtual Reality has the potential to play a serious role in reducing the labor skills gap. The term, skills gap, is used to describe the fact that many aspiring workers are not prepared with the necessary skills for the jobs available.  Virtual Reality has the potential to play a significant role in upskilling new employees or helping current employees cross train in other areas. Check out the video for yourself! 

Dell and Interplay created a partnership last year, and this video continues to expand upon their belief that together hardware and software technology can support people starting new careers and expanding opportunities across a company and beyond. 

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Interplay Learning Partners With Dell to Accelerate VR Training

By Craig Carter on Dec 6, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Interplay has partnered with Dell to pave the way for improved career training in the electrical, industrial and mechanical industries for use by Enterprise customers and beyond.

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Interplay Learning Partners with HTC to Bring VR on the Road

By Craig Carter on Oct 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The duo journeys across America to perform an educational VR Roadshow.

Interplay Learning is revolutionizing the way companies train their employees. To spread awareness of the impact Virtual Reality will have on training techniques for the skilled trades industries and for the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Cooling (HVAC) industry specifically, Interplay Learning partnered with HTC Vive to host a multi-city interactive roadshow.  

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Interplay Learning Wins CODiE for Development of the Residential Construction Codes Simulation

By Craig Carter on Aug 14, 2017 1:49:04 PM

Interplay's Development Team Wins Another Award

Topics: NEWS
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The U.S. Department of Energy awarded Interplay Learning a $1.25 million cooperative award

By Craig Carter on Oct 4, 2016 2:43:00 PM

Driving development of Interplay Learning’s Solar Training Platform

Topics: NEWS Solar
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Interplay Learning Announces $1 million investment led by Central Texas Angel Network

By Craig Carter on Oct 4, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Enabling Interplay to transform training for professional trades

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Interplay Unveils Virtual Reality Demo at the Solar Power International Show

By Craig Carter on Sep 27, 2016 2:49:00 PM

Interplay’s booth at Solar Power International was one filled with excitement, laughs, and even an occasional scream as attendees tried the Virtual Reality showcase of a Curb Energy unit install. The users entered the virtual environment using an HTC Vive and a high-powered Alienware computer donated by Dell Technologies. One guest said, “I honestly did not want to take another step because I felt like I was going to fall off the roof it looked so real.” After the week of show attendees trying the VR showcase Doug Donovan the CEO of Interplay Learning said, “Even though this was a fun demo, it became obvious how impactful Virtual Reality will become to the training space because as people become enveloped in their environment their engagement peaks. When you combine engagement and education the options are limitless." 

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