VR Training for Security Awareness in Industrial IoT

  • Vasiliki Liagkou
  • Chrysostomos StyliosEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 568)


Virtual Reality technology provides new solutions and more efficient opportunities for a revolutionary new manufacturing training environment. This work focus on presenting a VR training environment on a new and promising IoT communication protocol, the Low-Power Wide-Area Networks (LPWAN). The LP-WAN have recently emerged as a standard IoT communication system that satisfies the challenges of industrial networks by enhancing their reliability and efficiency. The LPWAN is a promising response to the limitations showed by current IoT technologies. Here are exploited the possibilities of the 3D virtual world technology to create experiential learning simulations, which address IoT users’ real needs for privacy and security awareness. To this aim, a 3D role playing game is introduced and a group of master students have evaluated its ability to help them for handling the security features of LPWAN.


Virtual Reality VR training Industry 4.0 E-learning Internet of Things LPWAN 



This work has been partially supported by the “TIPHYS 4.0- Social Network based doctoral Education on Industry 4.0” project No 2017-1-SE01-KA203-03452 funded by ERASMUS+ of the European Commission.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Informatics and TelecommunicationsUniversity of IoanninaIoanninaGreece

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