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Virtual reality in the forest: Fichtelberg forestry company trains wood harvesting on the computer

Supported by safety engineer Sebastian GroƟmann from the Bavarian State Forests (right), Adrian Thoma trains how to use a chainsaw in a virtual forest. The VR glasses on the head show the trainee at the Fichtelberg forestry company his simulated working environment. The Bavarian State Forests are testing new methods in the training of prospective foresters: training in a virtual environment. Equipped with so-called VR glasses and sensors on...