Virtual Words, they sound like something out of Star Trek. But the technologies are really making a difference in the way you do your job.
Doctors at the Veterans Affairs Department are using virtual worlds to treat retuning soldiers with PTSD. The technology allows the soldiers to relieve their battlefield experience in a safe and controlled manner.
Paulette Robinson is the Assistant Dean for Teaching, Learning, & Technology at the National Defense University.
She told Chris Dorobek on the Dorobek Insider Program that the Defense Department is really taking these virtual world technologies to the next level.
Paulette says in the last five year the Virtual Worlds technology:
The National Defense University's 5th annual Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds conference is coming up in May. You can attend in person or virtually.
So what do you think are virtual worlds the future for conferences?