New York 811 is excited to introduce a leap into the future for utility damage prevention. In partnership with IPEG and UTTO, we are in the final stages of creating the Virtual Reality Excavator Simulator (VR-X SIM), an immersive virtual reality (VR) tool with the potential to revolutionize the way we think about damage prevention education, damage investigation, and how we train excavators. We firmly believe that virtual reality will play a key role in our collective mission to save lives and protect vital infrastructure by predicting and preventing utility strikes and the actions that cause them.
The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) is gearing up for 2017! CGA released its seventh consecutive Communications Plan and Calendar via webinar in December
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