VirtualSpeech Blog

We offer advice, research and insights to help you improve business and soft skills, including communication, interview, leadership, interpersonal and presentations.

Benefits of VR for soft skills training
July 07, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

Benefits of VR for soft skills training

This article explores some of the key benefits of using VR to enhance soft skill training in the corporate context.

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Best Practices for Deploying Immersive Learning Programs
June 22, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

Best Practices for Deploying Immersive Learning Programs

When deploying an immersive learning program, there are several key areas you need to think about, including how to rollout the program, integrate with existing training, allocate resources and learner adoption.

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High-Impact Presentations course
June 09, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

High-Impact Presentations course

We are excited to introduce High-Impact Presentations: a brand new course, with a brand new format. You can now practice 1-to-1 with an expert trainer, live in VR!

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Live training in VR press release
June 09, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

VirtualSpeech Enhances E-Learning Courses With Live Training in Virtual Reality

VirtualSpeech has launched a new tribrid learning model in response to world events, made up of e-learning, VR training and 1-to-1 coaching in VR

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Motion Sickness in VR: Why it happens and how to minimise it
May 04, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

Motion Sickness in VR: Why it happens and how to minimise it

What VR motion sickness is, what causes it, and how to minimise it so you can enjoy your favourite games, training and simulations.

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Alternatives to Face-to-Face Training: Online, VR and more
April 28, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

Alternatives to Face-to-Face Training: Online, VR and more

Alternative methods to face-to-face training so that your employees can continue their professional development in a flexible, easy-to-access way.

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Looking after Employee Wellbeing during a Pandemic
April 04, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

Looking after Employee Wellbeing during a Pandemic

Countries all over the world have been in lockdown, which is taking its toll on employees. This article looks at ways you can look after your employees and help them through the next few weeks and months.

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Collaborative Remote Training in VR
March 25, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

Collaborative Remote Training in VR

This collaborative training gives learners a chance to practice soft skills in realistic VR environments and gain valuable feedback from other participants on your performance.

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How to Clean your VR Headset
March 25, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

How to Clean your VR Headset

Guide for cleaning a VR headset, which will be used by multiple people.

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VR in Higher Education and why it’s set to Boom: with Examples
February 05, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

VR in Higher Education and why it’s set to Boom

Examples where VR is changing education, including for student recruitment, immersive experiential learning and VR educational labs at universities and colleges.

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Top Learning Software Tools To Upskill Your Workforce in 2020
January 14, 2020 - VirtualSpeech

Top Learning Software Tools To Upskill Your Workforce in 2020

With the continuing rise of AI, cloud services, VR and big data, 2020 will see new opportunities for businesses to upskill their workforce. This article covers essential learning tools to upskill your workforce.

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VirtualSpeech on Vive Focus (Plus)
December 19, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

VirtualSpeech on Vive Focus (Plus)

You can now experience the VirtualSpeech app on the Vive Focus (Plus)! Click the button below to learn more.

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VirtualSpeech on Oculus Quest
November 27, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

VirtualSpeech on Oculus Quest

You can now experience the VirtualSpeech app on the Oculus Quest! Click the button below to learn more.

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Benefits of VR training
October 03, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Benefits of VR training

Benefits of VR training include increased memory retention, performing dangerous tasks in a risk free environment, the ability to repeat exercises, isolation from distractions and detailed skills assessment.

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Examples of how AI is Transforming Learning and Development
August 16, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Examples of how AI is Transforming Learning and Development

A key part of upskilling employees will be through the use of AI and ML to provide them with the most relevant content when they need it. AI will transform how learning content is delivered, leading to greater alignment with business values.

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Results from VR Training
July 10, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Results from VR Training: Performance, Session Analysis and Headset Data

Data from the VirtualSpeech VR app and training. We list reasons people gave for enrolling in our training, discuss popular headsets, app usage and user performance in VR.

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Guide for training employees in VR
April 30, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Guide for training employees in VR

Guide and best practices for how to train employees using virtual reality. Useful for corporations and organisations looking into immersive training for improved learner retention and cost savings.

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3-DoF vs 6-DoF for VR Headset Selection
May 05, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Degrees of Freedom (DoF): 3-DoF vs 6-DoF for VR Headset Selection

Degrees of freedom is an essential concept in VR that allows human movement to be converted into movement within the VR environment. Here we look at 3DOF and 6DOF headsets.

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Employee training: Benefits of VR over instructor-led, online and free
February 28, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Employee training: Benefits of VR over instructor-led, online and free

We discuss the benefits of VR training for your employees over instructor-led, traditional online classes and free resources.

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Different types of employee training and delivery methods
February 14, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Different types of employee training and delivery methods

Organizations can use many different types of training and delivery methods to engage their employees. In this article, we discuss common methods of delivery and training types.

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Live feedback during your speech
January 20, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Live feedback during your speech

Receive feedback on your speech as you deliver it. You’ll see prompts in the virtual room if any areas of your delivery need to be improved.

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White Paper: VR for Soft Skills Training
January 16, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

White Paper: VR for Soft Skills Training

Discover the benefits of using VR for soft skills training, why the future of employee training is with VR, research that proves VR can change a user's behaviour and much more.

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VirtualSpeech win German Design Award 2019
January 21, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

VirtualSpeech win German Design Award 2019

We’re excited to announce that VirtualSpeech have been selected as the German Design Award 2019 winner in the category for Excellent Communications Design.

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Guide for training new employees
January 08, 2019 - VirtualSpeech

Guide for training new employees

It takes multiple resources to train new employees but the benefits are significant, including increased engagement, productivity, morale and low staff turnover.

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The importance of storytelling in business, with examples
December 07, 2018 - VirtualSpeech

The importance of storytelling in business, with examples

Storytelling is an essential business skill and when implemented effectively, it can boost a business in a number of ways. Examples are included to demonstrate points.

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