Germany/Sweden

DSI Underground Acquires VR Company Edvirt

Operators training with Edvirt’s VR shotcrete simulator
Credit/Quelle: DSI/Edvirt

Operators training with Edvirt’s VR shotcrete simulator
Credit/Quelle: DSI/Edvirt

On 26 February 2021, DSI Underground SMART, a wholly owned subsidiary of DSI Underground completed the acquisition of the virtual reality training specialist Edvirt.

Edvirt provides products and training courses to mining and tunnelling customers worldwide based on its advanced virtual reality training technology. The company is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden and will develop new services for DSI Underground SMART but will also continue to operate as a standalone company and serve its international customer base.

“Mining and tunnelling require efficient and intelligent digital solutions. Today, simulator-based, remote training courses and certification programs are increasingly becoming part of our daily business. We are very pleased to have gained an excellently positioned partner in Edvirt;” stated Michael Reich, CEO DSI Underground.

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