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Miner Trainer / VR devices and system

Miner Trainer
Miner Trainer

In China, mining accidents are killing an average of 13 miners a day. And China has the largest number of coal-mining fatalities, which is about 80% of the world’s total. However, we found out this situation could be avoid by a series of training programs. Thus we developed a Virtual Reality system for the coal miners to train under different kinds of emergency situations such as explosions, flood, gas leaking and so on. Once trained, the miners’ reaction to the critical situations would be well-organized, and in this way can they have a greater opportunity to survive.


Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University
Hangzhou, China

Ruiyun Feng,
Zhejiang Sci-Tech University