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Walmart is training employees with a Black Friday VR simulator


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#1 Brad  OFFLINE  

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Posted Jun 1, 2017 - 1:52 pm

https://www.theverge...training-module

#2 Kanyon71  OFFLINE  

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Posted Jun 2, 2017 - 9:43 am

That's pretty cool. I wonder if they will have VR fights and making off with others products. :)



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Posted Jun 12, 2017 - 10:37 am

This makes me wonder how successful a Black Friday video game would be for gaming consoles or mobile devices. I'd buy it! :)

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Posted Jun 12, 2017 - 5:53 pm

It's an interesting concept but I think they would do better with training/testing their employees to make sure they are familiar with what's in the ads and where they are going to be located in the store. Or giving refreshers on store policies like price matching, layaway or refunds maybe? It seems like some of these more basic things could be better addressed and more cheaply than using virtual reality simulators.

Anyway, until the simulation can jostle you around like a thick crowd will I feel like it's taking it too easy on you

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Posted Jun 14, 2017 - 7:04 am

Having played with those VR simulators, it'll definitely make you feel nauseous. That feeling will be replicated.


GO BRUINS!


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Posted Sep 1, 2017 - 7:11 am

Walmart can barely handle reality. Better stick to a better crowd control strategy and ditch the vr gear.

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#7 Kanyon71  OFFLINE  

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Posted Sep 5, 2017 - 11:25 am

Walmart can barely handle reality. Better stick to a better crowd control strategy and ditch the vr gear.

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Maybe you have it. They are going to use the VR in stores to pretend like there is no issues and the crowds are all calm and orderly. :)






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