A new Army.mil article covers Chuck Betoney’s (of US Army TRADOC) premiere of Off-Duty / On-Guard, one of WILL’s most recent releases:
A new Army safety training program earned rave reviews here Tuesday during a special presentation at the Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department auditorium.
The safety presentation, titled “Off Duty, On Guard,” combines video vignettes and innovative software called “VEILS” (Virtual Experience Immersive Learning Simulation) to allow the audience to actively participate in the training. “Basically, the viewer selects a character from one of the video segments, and he or she becomes that person,” explained Charles Betoney, the project manager from the TRADOC Safety Office at Fort Monroe.
“That’s the real power of this thing,” he added. “You’re part of the story and you control what happens. It’s goes beyond a cognitive experience ” it elicits emotion and a sense of personal involvement.”
Read the full article here.