The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

TechCrunch VR

Exploring how conversational interfaces, like Amazon Alexa, can provide remote audiences with access to an exhibition experience at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Smart Label Initiative – Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. Project lead: Brian Kirschensteiner | East Lansing, Michigan | @msubroad. The John S. and James L.

Ford adds Alexa voice assistant to new cars

Mashable VR

On Thursday, the Michigan-based company announced that Amazon's Alexa digital assistant would be built into future Ford cars. “Alexa, what’s the traffic like on my commute?”

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What every dog owner should know about biodegradable poop bags

Mashable VR

IMAGE: Amazon. This Michigan-based, family-owned company makes compostable poop bags for people who care about the environment and all of its inhabitants. from Amazon. IMAGE: Amazon. from Amazon. IMAGE: Amazon. from Amazon. IMAGE: Amazon.

Prepping for Virtual Surgery, with 8Chili’s Aravind Upadhyaya

XR for Business Podcast

He's the provost at University of Michigan Hospital. Alan: It's amazing that you said University of Michigan, because there's a lot of work going on at the University of Michigan. So we have a phantom that we ordered from Amazon, it's a skull.

Prepping for Virtual Surgery, with 8Chili’s Aravind Upadhyaya

XR for Business Podcast

He's the provost at University of Michigan Hospital. Alan: It's amazing that you said University of Michigan, because there's a lot of work going on at the University of Michigan. So we have a phantom that we ordered from Amazon, it's a skull. Of all the jobs that are difficult to train for, surgery is especially challenging, what with needing a body and all. But our guest Aravind Upadhyaya is working to make surgical training virtual, with the help of XR technologies.

An interview with Annie Rauwerda, the queen of the Wikipedia rabbit hole

Mashable VR

In April 2020, the 21-year-old University of Michigan student created the @depthsofwikipedia Instagram account. You're a senior at University of Michigan. I'm back in Ann Arbor, Michigan, now.

XR for Crossover Podcast - Julie and Alan Smithson Chat About Education & Immersive Learning

XR for Business Podcast

University of Michigan, for example, they have something like 200 courses available for free online now. Alan: –into Siri, Google, whatever, Amazon. Alan recently discussed immersive learning with his partner in life and business, Julie Smithson, on her sister podcast, XR for Learning.

XR for Crossover Podcast - Julie and Alan Smithson Chat About Education & Immersive Learning

XR for Business Podcast

University of Michigan, for example, they have something like 200 courses available for free online now. Alan: –into Siri, Google, whatever, Amazon. Alan recently discussed immersive learning with his partner in life and business, Julie Smithson, on her sister podcast, XR for Learning. We thought it was a good episode, so this week, we’re sharing it here for XR for Business listeners. Julie: Hi, my name is Julie Smithson. Alan: And I’m Alan Smithson.