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With VR, as your eyes move, your head moves. In existing simulators, the experience is just on the screens.


ITI modeled a version of its VR headset and software at the SC&RA’s Crane & Rigging Workshop in September 2016.


“IF WE CAN BRING THIS TYPE OF TECHNOLOGY INTO HIGH SCHOOLS AND SHOW YOUNG PEOPLE WHAT HEAVY EQUIPMENT AND CRANE OPERATION IS LIKE, THERE’S A GOOD CHANCE YOU’RE GOING TO CATCH THE ATTENTION OF A KID... BEFORE THEY MAKE A DECISION ABOUT WHAT THEY WANT TO DO AFTER HIGH SCHOOL.”


the moment: the worker shortage. Redpath thinks VR technology in the construction industry can only help to shine a promotional light on the opportunities therein. “If we can bring this type of technology into high schools and show young people what heavy equipment and crane operation is like, there’s a good chance you’re going to catch the attention of a kid in tenth or eleventh grade, before they make a decision about what they want


to do after high school,” he said. “I think this could excite young people because it allows us to bring it to them, as opposed to the industry waiting around for them to come to us—which hasn’t been working as well in recent years.” y


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