We’re still waiting for VR headsets to take a substantive leap in the video game world as a consumer product. On the business side, however, VR training is evolving into a massive market.

According to a report from ABI Research, the enterprise VR training space will generate $216 million in 2018 and grow to $6.3 billion by 2022. In more and more scenarios, VR is becoming the most efficient, cost-effective, and safest way for organizations to train workers on complicated or dangerous activities within a completely immersive experience.

One of the companies capitalizing on this opportunity is NextWave Safety Solutions, which is exiting stealth with its first few VR training modules. PCMag got to test drive them first-hand.

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NextWave is far from a startup. Co-founded by alums from Lehman Brothers and Rockstar Games, NextWave is already working on training programs with a number of construction companies as well as organizations like the New York Fire Department and the New York City Department of Buildings. Read more from pcmag.com…

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