VR Scout article: US Fire Administration Advocates The Use Of VR For Firefighter Training

NewsJuly 30th, 2020

Check out this VR Scout article that recognises FLAIM as a specialist in VR firefighter training.

Author Bobby Carlton highlights that an average of 11 firefighters have died every year since 2008 in the USA during training sessions; VR could help reduce those numbers.

The article advocates that by putting firefighters into VR, they are able to control and eliminate all of the dangerous elements of training while still providing them with the knowledge and experience that will keep them safe during a real emergency.

It talks about adoption, stating that firefighters around the US have been incorporating VR into their training plans for some time.

And #haptic technologies such as ours, are making VR feel so real. FLAIM Trainer has a heat suit that emits heat based on the trainee’s proximity to the fire in the VR scenario and our nozzle provides realistic force feedback. Contact us if you’d like more information.