SHOTPROS at the EU Open Days 2023

SHOTPROS at the EU Open Days 2023 What a great weekend in Brussels. We were selected by DG Migration & Home Affairs to present our H2020 SHOTPROS project for Virtual Reality (VR) Police Training, as the highlight next to Europol and FrontEx during the EU Open Days. Thanks to USECON for the organization, AIT Austrian […]

RE-liON x Project Gecko at GPEC 2023

RE-liON x Project Gecko at GPEC 2023 We just wrapped up an interesting day at #GPEC 2023 with Eli Feildboy from Project Gecko. Together, we conducted short lectures discussing the challenges, (lack of) training analytics, virtual reality and complexities of law enforcement together with dozens of LE trainers.Does that sound good? If you’re a senior […]

Paper: Enhancing Operational Police Training in High Stress Situations with Virtual Reality: Experiences, Tools and Guidelines

Enhancing Operational Police Training in High Stress Situations with Virtual Reality: Experiences, Tools and Guidelines This paper explores the use of Virtual Reality (VR) in training police officers for high-stress situations. It summarizes the results of our three-year H2020 SHOTPROS project which looked at requirements from experienced police trainers and industry experts. The paper highlights […]

SHOTPROS – Police VR Scenario Tech Demo

SHOTPROS – Police VR Scenario Tech Demo Last week during the H2020 Review, the SHOTPROS consortium presented the first results of the VR world used in the second high-stress terrorism scenario. Both scenario and the VR world are being co-developed together in an iterative process with the research partners as well as the end-user stakeholders: […]

What makes a Smartvest Smart?

What makes a Smartvest Smart? You might wonder: whatís a Smartvest and why is it smart anyways? Itís smart due to all the electronics in it that are interacting together in a way that benefits instead of disturbing the user. Letís get into more detail of what is needed to make this work. How to […]

NLD Prison Service (DJI) completes VR training

Netherlands Prison Service (DJI) completes VR training program A team of RE-liON supported a 2-week BLACKSUIT training event for 2 tactical units of the Custodial Institutions Agency (MinJ&V BOT/LBB). The event proved to be an excellent test case for the new hard- and software upgrades RE-liON has been developing lately. Each day a 4-hour session […]

SUIT VR Backpack Mk2 Nearing Completion

SUIT VR Backpack Mk2 Nearing Completion We can finally share a little progress update on our new SUIT release. Following weeks of development, I am happy to share some details of the progress. We’re planning to release this new SUIT Mk2 in the spring. We launched the first release of SUIT in 2017. Since then, […]

Thoughts about increasing Efficiency in Learning

Thoughts about increasing Efficiency in Learning Many courses take place at the (central) training centres. This is not always practical nor efficient. This is especially visible during this pandemic, now we‚Äôre all forced to work from home and limit physical contact with our colleagues. Many organizations have already split their curricula in individual and collective […]

The Impact of Informal After Action Reviews

The After Action Review in Virtual Reality Training

The Impact of Informal After Action Reviews Made it just in time before the end of my week. Every once in a while, you come across articles that are worthwhile spending time on. This is an article about After Action Reviews (AARs) that includes a practical template. It takes about 10 minutes to read: Police1: […]

Tactical Belt Prototype in H2020 SHOTPROS

The After Action Review in Virtual Reality Training

Tactical Belt Prototype in H2020 SHOTPROS Last week’s post was about the Horizon 2020 Shotpros project. This week as well. I can finally give you a peek of our deliverables now that we’re past the mid-term review. The University of Leuven in Belgium held interviews with many of the participating Police Forces. The outcome shows […]

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