VE Studio 2019.2 Commercial Release Now Available
The newest release enhances project development startup times, improves the student's learning experience with onscreen procedural steps and provides better license key management.
Independent studies on virtual training effectiveness, such as one conducted by Intel Corporation*
"VE Studio 2019.2 is a solid dot release focused on improving developer and student experiences. We've simplified new project setup for developers, which shortens development time and lowers project costs. We've streamlined navigation and in-scene object interaction for students, which eliminates distractions and creates a more natural immersion that accelerates adoption and improves training efficiency,"
The new single-screen student experience embeds lesson steps within the virtual environment and eliminates the need to hot-tab between screens; dramatically improving web-hosted training delivered to students running on laptops or remote locations around the globe. Isolate Objects, a feature available on the VE Studio desktop run-times, has been added; giving students the capability to isolate objects in VR – providing a more immersive interaction with components on the models. Providing students the ability to reset their virtual environment, select from multiple lessons, ask for hints, or run free-play mode from within the VE. These additions help with better navigation and adjust to the student's pace of learning without needing an instructor's intervention or having to exit and restart the class.
VE Studio's newest feature, the Project Initialization Wizard, creates a clever frontend that simplifies the scripts required to kick off a new Unity project; based on the developer's selection of simple choices, the wizard immediately gathers the assets and puts them into desktop or VR development mode – saving time and reducing complexity for new users. Other key features for the developers include an improved natural language with Live Lesson Authoring making recorded actions easier to read and create. The updated license manager alerts users when their license is due to expire to prevent disruption of use.VE Studio 2019.2 is commercially available on both perpetual or subscription-
* Intel White Paper "Using Virtual Reality as an Effective Corporate Training Tool" https://info.dedicatedcomputing.com/
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