This Construction Simulation Uses a 360-Degree Training Dome

By: Laura McQuarrie - Jun 25, 2015
References: niea.unsw.edu.au
Since the risk of fatalities and injuries are extremely high in the construction industry, the iCinema Centre is making use of virtual reality tools as a means to improve the wellness of people working on a potentially hazardous site.

The simulator is described as a "sophisticated, immersive computer game" that replicates construction environments and training scenarios that can be presented in an immersive 180-degree individual session or a 360-degree theater format for groups.

Advanced Visualisation and Interaction Environment known (AVIE) makes it possible for people to begin to spot dangerous situations in a safe environment. Reflexes and decision-making are strengthened since the system allows for object manipulation and interaction with the system's artificial intelligence units.