Webinar On Demand: Crossing the Chasm - Implementing Virtual and Mixed Reality Training Solutions

Join Varjo, with our honored special guest Rear Admiral (r) Joseph Kilkenny, former head of training for US Navy and CSX Railroad, and Lockheed Martin as they discuss how to create cost-effective, high-resolution mixed reality solutions for anytime, anywhere training.

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Our Honored Guest:

Joseph Kilkenny
Rear Admiral (r), US Navy

Flying the A-6, F14 and F/A-18, Joe commanded and led at every level to include an Attack Squadron, a Carrier Air Wing, a Carrier Strike Group, Aviation Requirements, Navy Recruiting Command and Naval Education and Training Command.

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“Using technologies such as Varjo allows us to create a training experience with a wide field of view without having the overhead of a large dome or multiple LCD screens.” 

Kyle Myers
Software Engineering Manager – Prepar3D, Lockheed Martin

Join Varjo, with our honored special guest Rear Admiral (r) Joseph Kilkenny, former head of US Navy Training, Carrier Air Group Commander and combat aviator, and Lockheed Martin as they discuss how to create cost-effective, high-resolution mixed reality solutions for anytime, anywhere training.







 

What to Expect

Leveraging the panelists’ combined 60+ years in the simulation and training industry, this webinar will provide exclusive insights into:

  • New features in industry-leading Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D – enabling the creation of virtual and mixed reality solutions for pilot training with the Varjo XR-1 Developer Edition.
  • Fully immersive mixed reality training solutions using masking techniques to create portals.
  • Chroma key features for compositing real and virtual content in mixed reality.
  • How to create cost-effective, high-resolution mixed reality solutions for anytime, anywhere training.

QUICK SUMMARY:  The expert panelists talk through common challenges that arise when implementing a VR/MR training solution, discuss the latest mixed reality enterprise technologies and highlight key lessons learned along the way. Get the recording today.

When: This webinar was originally hosted on Thursday, October 15, 2020 @ 11:00 EDT (New York)

 

Your Hosts

John Burwell
Global Simulation and Training Lead, Varjo Technologies

With more than 30 years of experience developing innovative and disruptive technologies used in simulation and training, John has been involved with the development of image generation systems, on-line virtual worlds, and AR/VR/MR solutions across the industry.

John currently manages Varjo’s Training and Simulation business supporting  the development of AR/VR/MR solutions leveraging Varjo’s human-eye resolution HMDs.

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Joseph Kilkenny
Rear Admiral (r), US Navy
President, Mantraindevelop LLC

Currently  a senior consultant in training and simulation, aviation requirements, and talent acquisition and management, Joe is a 35-year combat aircraft-carrier aviation veteran with a subspecialty in training and simulation.

Flying the A-6, F14 and F/A-18, Joe commanded and led at every level to include an Attack Squadron, a Carrier Air Wing, a Carrier Strike Group, Aviation Requirements, Navy Recruiting Command and Naval Education and Training Command. After the Navy he was the Assistant Vice President for Training and Development at CSX railroad.

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Chris Metel
Engineering Program Manager – Prepar3D, Lockheed Martin

Chris serves as the Engineering Program Manager of Lockheed Martin’s Prepar3D simulation software which engages users in immersive training through realistic environments. 

He has nearly 20 years of experience in the software industry leading complex projects domestically and internationally in logistics and simulation domains.

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