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Heartwood - Virtual Training for Operations & Maintenance



Heartwood empowers companies and organizations to accelerate user learning, reduce Operation & Maintenance training costs and decrease expensive live training. ...

Heartwood empowers companies and organizations to accelerate user learning, reduce Operation & Maintenance training costs and decrease expensive live training.

Our customers build, repair, operate, and maintain their products by deploying 3D Interactive Training solutions anytime, anywhere, on any platform - Web, PC, Mobile and Tablets. This fully interactive rich learning content provides a modern day alternative to training manuals, videos, and hands-on experience that enables the user to “learn-by-doing”.



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  • Strategic Relationship with Apple & GoogleAPPLE: In early 2012 Apple reached out to Heartwood was very impressed with the 3D Interactive Applications we were delivering on the iPad. Since then Apple has been introducing Heartwood to their Fortune500 customers showing them the Training & Marketing benefits with Heartwood’s 3D Interactive Applications. GOOGLE: Our co-founder, E.VP Neil Wadhawan was invited to Google to speak at the Google Chrome Launch Event – Showcasing the power of 3D interactivity in a web browser. http://hwd3d.com/video-footage-from-native-client-event-at-google-headquarters/Inc Magazine recognized Heartwood as one of the 500/5000 fastest growing companies in the United States. Military Training Technology provided Heartwood with a yellow ribbon recognizing it as a Up and Coming Company in the Military Training CommunitySan Fran East Bay Entrepreneurship Awards: awarded Heartwood’s CEO/Founder Raj RahejaEntrepreneur Magazine featured Heartwood and the companies vision to provide 3D Interactive Solutions to the Defense, Aerospace and Military Markets Business Times Featured Heartwood as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies in the San Francisco East Bay Unity3D: strong strategic partnership with Unity3D. Both companies based in San Francisco.
  • - HEARTWOOD’S TRAINING SOLUTION: Your products are extremely complex and expensive, so there is a low margin for error when it comes to training partners and employees. By using our 3D interactive learning applications we can dramatically reduce the cost of delivering training while increasing the comprehension and real understanding. When a person has to engage with the product, even virtually, their retention of the material goes through the roof. - HEARTWOOD’S MARKETING SOLUTION: Visually demonstrate your complex systems or products in a 3D interactive marketing application. Used at trade shows, in person meetings or on the web.
  • - Basic Application is $18,000 : 15-20 setps. see Solar 3D Interactive Learning Demo and Defense Interactive Learning Demo as an example of what can be developed in the Basic Application.
  • Project Manager is assigned to the development of your Application. Schedules are developed. Storyboards to align on the final 3D Interactive Experience.

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  • Heartwood was founded with a vision to “revolutionize the way information - rich learning content is engaged with, understood, and retained” Founded in Silicon Valley, 2002.
  • Raj Raheja raj@hwd3d.com Founder, HEARTWOOD www.hwd3d.com Introduction
  • Training Tools T O D A Y View slide
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  • I hear, I FORGET I see, I remember I DO, I understand. Confucius (551 BC - 479 BC)
  • 10,000 hour Rule
  • “...Innate gift and talent and a certain amount of intelligence are important, but what really pays is ordinary experience... the magic number..for Mozart and for so many outliers...appears to be 10,000 (hours)” Malcolm Gladwell
  • “An average high schooler will have played 10,000 hours of games by graduation – only 100 hours less than they will have spent in the classroom.” Jane McGonigal
  • From learning by listening to learning by doing… Education and learning will become as much fun as videogames. And we call it ‘full body learning.’ Bing Gordon Partner, KPCB
  • If it’s supposed to be all VISUAL, Then why are we still READING?
  • OUR PRODUCT OFFERING 3D INTERACTIVE TRAINING Learn-by-doing Visual & Interactive Portable
  • portable, scalable, Modular Portable, Scalable, Modular Modular 3D interactive lessons Anytime, Anywhere Unchain the student Self-paced customized learning Instead of 100% training to 10% audience; 80% modular training to 100% users Equipment-based Simulators Replicate any ‘What-if’ scenario but… Non-Portable - limited in reach Align schedules and travel Train only in batches Expensive! Tough to Re-Train & Refresh VS.
  • Recap No practice, No training Learn-by-doing, not-seeing Capture today’s knowledge for tomorrow’s workforce. Train anytime, anywhere. PORTABLE, SCALABLE, MODULAR
  • CONTACT US! info@hwd3d.com 8 8 8 . 7 8 1 . 0 2 7 4
  • Credits Slide 9 : http://www.flickr.com/photos/lindseymatteis/2436672361/ Slide 12,13,14 : Gamer to Operator - http://markrondina.com Slide 15 : Mary Meeker - http://www.kpcb.com/insights/2012-internet-trends