VirtualSpeech App Core VR Training Rooms


Updated November 29, 2017 - Dom Barnard

The VirtualSpeech app offers a variety of public speaking, networking, mindfulness and interview rooms for you to improve your skills in. Below is a description of a small selection of the rooms and how best to use them. Enroll onto one of our online courses to access different training rooms and scenarios.

For more information about the features and courses within the VR app, read our App Guide.

VR app main menu

Pick from a variety of rooms from within the VirtualSpeech app VR main menu. Use your mouse or touchpad to look around the 360° panorama above.

TEDx Talk styled room

TEDx styled theatre room in VR, practice public speaking and communication skills with voice analysis feedback

Overview

This large theatre room, in the style of a TEDx Talk, will help you prepare you for your biggest events.

Features

  • Personality insights on your speech - receive scores of how your audience are likely to perceive you based on what you said.

Room use

Great for preparing for a large presentation for TED Talk.

Small meeting room

Practice your leading a team meeting in VR

Overview

This meeting room is perfect training for an upcoming presentation to work colleagues or clients. The room is small, with a dozen people in the audience, making it more intimate than the large conference room.

Features

  • Load your own presentation slides into this room and practice with them for an upcoming pitch
  • Analyse your speech for hesitation words, loudness, pace of voice and even eye contact by pressing the 'Analyse' button. When you've finished your speech, press the 'Stop' button and review your scores.
  • Play back a speech, save it or upload if to us for detailed feedback.

Room use

This is the best room if you want to practice for a pitch, a team meeting or delivering a small presentation.

Large conference room

Practice your presentation skills and public speaking in the virtual conference room

Overview

This environment gives you the opportunity to practice your public speaking in front of a large audience, in the style of a conference presentation. You are positioned next to the podium and exposed to the audience, adding to the level of anxiety and fear you'll feel.

Features

  • Load your own presentation slides into this room and practice with them for an upcoming pitch
  • Analyse your speech for hesitation words, loudness, pace of voice and even eye contact by pressing the 'Analyse' button. When you've finished your speech, press the 'Stop' button and review your scores.
  • Play back a speech, save it or upload if to us for detailed feedback.
  • The room has pre-prepared transcripts you can use if you do not have a presentation prepared
  • You presentation slides appear both behind you and on a small monitor in front of you

Room use

This room is great for testing your limits and practicing for a conference or speech.

Interview room

Practice your Google, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Tesla and McKinsey interviews in VR

Overview

This room gives the user the chance to practice for a job interview in front of a small panel of people. You first select the job sector or company for the interview questions. Then by pressing the VR headset trigger or tapping the screen, cycle through subsequent questions.

Features

  • Over 10 company specific questions, including McKinsey, Apple, Google, Tesla Motors, Procter & Gamble and Microsoft.
  • Several industry based interview questions
  • Competency based questions

Room use

This is the best place to practice for an important interview you have coming up at your current company or when interviewing for a job elsewhere.

Wedding, charity or formal room

Practice your wedding or formal speech in a VR environment

Practice giving a formal or wedding speech in this uniquely styled room within the VirtualSpeech app. You’ll be presenting in front of about 30 people.

VR Training Courses

Select training courses in VR app

Our virtual reality courses are crafted so that you can practice communication skills in realistic virtual environments. For example, our eye contact course provides a heatmap of where you were looking when giving your presentation.

We've also collated important tips and training tools on communication skills to equip you better for personal and professional life. Using a VR headset in this way allows you to learn experientially and retain a much larger percentage of what you're taught.

Progress, recordings and awards

View statistics of your speaking performance and analysis within the VR app
  • Listen back to your speeches: When you Analyse your voice in, for example, the meeting room, you can choose to save your speech which you can listen back to in this room. Up to 5 speeches can be saved.
  • See how you're progressing: Each time you Analyse your voice, the scores for eye contact, pace of voice and hesitation words are stored here.
  • Discover awards you've won: Unlock different awards for completing public speaking and communication skills objectives within the app. Read about how to complete the various objectives within this room.
  • Change presentation: When you have added multiple presentations to the VR app, you can select which one to present with in the virtual rooms.

Media Training Room

Media training videos on communication skills in vr

Watch a videos tips on public speaking, presentations, sales and communication skills. Watch these short 2-10 minute videos in between practice sessions to break up the training and learn new techniques.

Business networking room

Business networking online course with virtual avatars.

Overview

There are several networking scenarios, where you interact with different virtual avatars and build up different business networking skills. You'll practice building rapport, active listening and eye contact in this VR training course.

Features

  • Interact with virtual avatars
  • Feedback on you eye contact and rapport building skills
  • Quizzes to test your listening abilities

Room use

Great for an upcoming networking event, whether you are looking for new clients or trying to find new job opportunities.

Other VR rooms and scenarios

A collection of rooms and environments in the virtualspeech vr app

There are many other rooms and scenarios within the VirtualSpeech app. Most of these are linked with the courses and let users practice areas of the course in a realistic way.