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Tuesday, October 18 • 3:35pm - 4:00pm
(Case Study) Virtual Reality and Human Simulation at General Motors

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The Ergonomics Lab at General Motors is currently conducting Virtual Reality sessions to immerse product and manufacturing engineers in their designs, giving them visualization of a variety of advanced assemblies and operations in a 3D environment.

The focus of the immersive studies is to evaluate human reachability, line of sight, accessibility, and hand clearance. Immersive technology has enhanced human simulation studies during the vehicle development process for the design of safer workstations. It has also increased collaboration between product engineering and manufacturing engineering to reduce late design changes in the product lifecycle.

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Ryan Porto

Technical Specialist Ergonomics & Virtual Manufacturing, General Motors
Ryan Porto is a Technical Specialist in Ergonomics at General Motors. Mr. Porto received a Bachelor of Human Kinetics and a Masters in Human Performance from the University of Windsor in Canada. Ryan has over 20 years of experience working with design and manufacturing engineering... Read More →


Tuesday October 18, 2022 3:35pm - 4:00pm PDT
Town & Country Ballroom D 500 Hotel Cir N, San Diego, CA 92108