Use of virtual reality to enhance preparedness for large scale evacuation
Shortcomings in the use of virtual reality to enhance of first responders in case of large scale evacuation, as a support for and .
The ability to ‘play the unexpected’ is crucial in management .As “boots on the ground” type exercises are costly and time consuming, the immersive experience with solutions such as augmented reality, virtual reality is important yet challenging.
Modelling of real environment easily recognisable by users is necessary to support such solutions, and for large , such systems have to accommodate a large number of players from different agencies. Moreover, the affordability is an issue that can be limited by trying to re-use existing facilities.
References in the literature: the for more realistic exercises and the potential of virtual reality and simulation is widely recognised in the literature.
Rationale & related CM function(s)
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