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Dubai Customs Partners with HTC Vive and VRMADA to Deliver Worlds First Virtual Reality Training Programme for the Customs Industry

As Virtual Reality becomes extra ingrained in the business and the public sector, HTC Vive - the global leader in Virtual Reality (VR) advancement as well as layout - works together with VRMADA to deploy a distinctive digital reality training program for Dubai Customs to educate their assessors for fieldwork. The training is designed to supply real-life experience to participants, and to enhance inspectors' efficiency in recognizing illegal items.

During GITEX Technology Week 2018, at Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) stand, Dubai Customs, an entity of PCFC, confirmed that Virtual Reality sessions are being implemented for sea-related assessor training as well as are also prepared for application on flight terminal traveler terminals, air freight, Jebel Ali, as well as land customs centers over the next stages.

Khawla Al-Saleis, the administration events supervisor at Dubai Customs, said: "The digital reality program teaches our assessors exactly how to begin their day before the assessment - all the safety devices must be ready prior to they most likely to the ports. It will certainly instruct them exactly how to inspect surprise and illegal products, such as drugs, weapons and also others. Every single time the inspectors locate an unlawful product, they will get factors. When they get enough points, they can go on to the next degree."

" The idea behind this advanced programme is to enhance the capacity of our new Personalizeds assessment hires that will get sensible on-the-job training via a delightful experience of finding out via Virtual Reality. Therefore, they will certainly retain info faster, and get ready for fieldwork positioning immediately," added Al-Saleis.

Ramit Harisinghani, VP and also head of Center East and Africa at HTC Vive, said: "It is exciting to see Dubai Traditions embrace VR to establish the initial of its kind training program. VR is pressing boundaries and developing new means to engage with content as well as experiences. Our lately released cordless VR experience has introduced the following change and will use unprecedented and really immersive experiences to enterprises and also customers across the Middle East. We have been working with some crucial government and economic sector entities to help them accept Virtual Reality, consequently producing interesting chances for a large range of industries. HTC Vive continues to be dedicated to building the VR ecosystem as well as making Virtual Reality experience a lot more available to specific users, companies as well as programmers around the globe."

Rami Mohamad, Chief Executive Officer Middle East at VRMADA, said: "We are thrilled be collaborating with Dubai Customs on this ongoing task. Our collaboration and close partnership with HTC Vive enables us to provide the highest levels of realistic look as well as efficiency, as demanded by our digital reality training software. Dubai Customs' digital fact training program sets a new standard for digital reality-based training and also accreditation programs internationally, and also absolutely strengthens Dubai's position as a significant hub of advancement."

Visitors can experience the latest cordless online reality experience with HTC Vive during GITEX at the Dubai Web City stand, CC2-6 in Rout 2, up until October 18, 2018.

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