The provider of 3D virtual training solutions and developer of VE Studio, DiSTI Corporation have signed an agreement with Technical Training Professionals (TTP), to build interactive 3D and Virtual Reality training courses for the utility industry. TTP, since 2003, has been offering detailed 3D operations and maintenance training courses to the utility industry for complete site training, systems training and component training for combined cycle, simple cycle and coal-fired plants; collecting a large list of courses utilized by 50+ utility customers worldwide. TTP keeps building new maintenance and marketing content for OEMs in the utility industry.
Moreover, Orlando, FL-based DiSTI has built 3D virtual training solutions for the aerospace and defense industry and more than the past 15 years, it has developed established process and technologies utilized by both original equipment manufacturers like Boeing and Lockheed Martin, end-users including the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Navy and many foreign military customers. TTP and DISTI, under the agreement, will work together to augment and develop TTP’s course catalog to include interactive desktop, mobile, and VR capabilities and to build new training courses.
Chief Revenue Officer for the DiSTI Corporation, John Cunningham said that his company is seeing momentous demand from the energy sector for 3D interactive and VR-enabled maintenance training solutions. In addition, CEO of TTP, Fred Foster stated that VR and AR technologies offer new capabilities to advance skills and safety for utility operators, instrumentation, electrical and mechanical maintenance personnel. He further noted that clients seeking to integrate these technologies into their training courses. VE Studio is an ideal development platform as it enables TTP to use again the 3D content that the company has already spent in and expand training to the desktop, mobile and VR devices to deal with a range of training requirements.