GTL Releases Digital Reality Platform for Corrections
“Proprietary VR headset and educational content bring real world experiences to inmates”
GTL, an innovation chief in correctional know-how, training options that help in rehabilitating inmates, and fee providers options for presidency, at the moment announced that it has constructed a virtual reality platform for corrections that might be piloted with an inmate management group. The proprietary system consists of a virtual reality headset, a studying management system, and academic content material designed to deliver actual world experiences to inmates incarcerated in jails and prisons.
“I believe the most important use for this technology is simulating difficult situations for inmates that they must work through on their own, while still having a safety net,” stated Dr. Turner Nashe, GTL Senior Vice President of Academic Companies. “An inmate with anger issues could be placed in a situation where they must deal with that emotion. There would still be controls to manage the situation if the inmate’s anger gets out of control. They can also continually work through their issues until they are able to control their reactions.”
GTL’s virtual reality content material may be used to:
- Present instructional content material in an immersive, partaking approach
- Assist inmates in solitary confinement really feel much less remoted
- Assist inmates management phobias or situations akin to post-traumatic stress dysfunction
- Train vocational expertise akin to plumbing and carpentry
- Nearly journey to totally different locations all over the world
- Simulate real-life eventualities (akin to a household dispute) in a secure atmosphere
- Fight boredom and promote a safer facility atmosphere by providing games and different leisure choices
“The possibilities are exciting,” continued Dr. Nashe. “Digital reality supplies the power to positively affect an inmate earlier than re-entry. It’s a good way to higher assist inmates reintegrate in society.”
GTL leads the fields of correctional know-how, training, and authorities fee providers with visionary options and customised merchandise that combine seamlessly to ship safety, monetary worth, and ease of operation for its prospects and assist in rehabilitation and the discount of recidivism charges for inmates. As a trusted trade chief, GTL supplies providers to 32 state departments of corrections, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, and 79 of the 100 largest metropolis/county amenities, together with 40 of the top 50, which comprise 1.eight million inmates nationwide.