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Virtual reality brings ‘soft skills’ training to law enforcement in Appalachian Ohio

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ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (OVR) – On a chilly fall morning deputies with the Athens County Sheriff’s Department reported for annual training in Nelsonville, OH. Sitting among bullet proof vests and diagrams of guns and safety measures, the officers’ weapons remained holstered. Instead of target practice, this morning officers wore virtual reality headsets to watch  interactions… Read More

Athens Law Enforcement To Receive New High-Tech Training

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Students and staff at Ohio University have collaborated with local law enforcement to create a new de-escalation training program for their officers. This immersive program will be used by the Athens County Sheriff’s Office and the Athens and Ohio University police departments. Officers will undergo training in a different style than… Read More

Ohio University Students Compare Their Virtual Reality Efforts to High-Tech Start Up

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A group of media students gathered in a lecture hall to view a presentation by the high-tech startup Embodied Labs Tuesday morning. However, the visitors were unaware that a team of Ohio University students and professors have been working on a similar project in Athens this past year. Both groups are using virtual reality media… Read More