Report: Immersive Experiences in Education

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It is easy to get excited about the possibilities the Mixed Reality spectrum brings to education. I’ve been called a futurist, evangelist, influencer, all those really annoying trendy buzzwords… But at heart I am also an educator.

Exploring Immersive Technology in Training and Education

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An exclusive webinar will explore how VR & AR are Transforming Training, Education & Worker Guidance. VR Intelligence are hosting an exclusive webinar: How VR & AR are Changing Training, Education & Worker Guidance Click To Tweet.

‘Trash Rage’ Blends VR Gaming With Environmental Education

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Trash Rage brings together gaming, education, and environmental awareness in a way that complies with real-world recycling laws, and addresses the impact of how the oceans, forests, and mountains are being destroyed by synthetic plastics to the point where even wildlife has been impacted.

How VR, AR, & AI Can Change Education Forever – Part 1, Today’s Problems

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Education is an odd bird: we all know it could be better, while at the same time it is the best it has ever been in human history. Today’s educational system is static, generalized and puts less focus on individual self-development than it perhaps should.

EON Reality Wins Big at World Education Congress 2019

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EON Reality’s Singapore team was out in full force at the World Education Congress to see their very own Ridwan Othman, Senior Director of AVR Solutions at EON Reality Singapore, win an award as one of the globe’s 50 Fabulous EdTech leaders.

How VR, AR, & AI Can Change Education Forever – Part 2, Tomorrow’s Solutions

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Today’s educational system is static, generalized and puts less focus on individual self-development than it perhaps should. What could be done to fix these issues and take education to a new level? What could make education more exciting, fun and practical?

Discovery Education Commits to XR Learning Through Inspyro Aquisition

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Immersive education is not only being employed as a novel way for students to engage with subjects but also a useful way of introducing more people to the power of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology. News Discovery Education Education Inspyro VR Education

Google, Udacity and Upload Join Forces For New VR Education Program

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FundamentalVR Partners With HaptX On VR Surgeon Education

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The post FundamentalVR Partners With HaptX On VR Surgeon Education appeared first on VRScout. News Fundamental Surgery FundamentalVR HaptX VR Surgeon EducationHaptX VR gloves bring a new level of detail to FundamentalVR’s ‘surgeon simulator.’. HaptX is on a roll lately.

Putting Education at the Heart of EdTech

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Technology is key to tackling the global education and skills challenge of equipping young people for the future. This is something that Vikas Pota is looking to change by putting education at the heart of the technology discussion.

NTU Future of Education Summit Wraps up in Singapore

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The EON Reality-Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Future of Education Global Summit in Singapore brought out a who’s who of the academic world. The post NTU Future of Education Summit Wraps up in Singapore appeared first on EON Reality.

VR Educational Game ‘Titanic VR’ Landing on PSVR This Week

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Titanic VR (2018) is an immersive educational interactive story and game that takes you to the depths of the final resting place of the RMS Titanic, where you explore the 1912 shipwreck, its history, and experience over 6 hours of story-driven gameplay. Image courtesy Immersive VR Education.

The White House Highlights 6 Funding Opportunities for VR Education Projects

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Got an idea for how virtual reality could revolutionize education? Education is one of the most obvious use-cases for VR; its ability to immerse and engage gives it massive potential to revolutionize the way we teach future generations of students. Institute of Education Services.

AR Gaming Robot ‘MekaMon’ Adds Support For STEAM Education

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Now the company is adding even more educational value in the form of STEAM-based learning with Reach EDU. . Reach EDU is about delivering the tools to take advantage of this, by creating a versatile, accessible, and fun platform for effective STEAM education and ongoing innovation”.

‘Titanic VR’ Dives Deep into the History of the Fateful Sinking in Educational VR Experience

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Enter Titanic VR, a new educational experience by Immersive VR Education that brings the sunken wreckage of the RMS Titanic to life once more. Increasingly, educators are realising that simulated learning can make a real difference in learning outcomes.

‘The Body VR’ Brings Educational Tour Of The Human Body To HTC Vive Today

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Exclusive: Engage Is Out To Revolutionize Education One VR Lesson At A Time

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Oculus Launches New Education Programs In Seattle, Japan and Taiwan

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Oculus Education, a department of Facebook’s VR specialist dedicated to expanding the tech’s use as a tool for learning, is already bringing headsets to libraries in California and partnering with a number of other institutions. The company today announced Oculus Education pilot programmes for Taiwan, Seattle and Japan, all with different objectives. Oculus is also training educators in how to use VR via a partnership with the Technology Access Foundation (TAF).

‘I Expect You To Die’ Studio Releases Educational VR Chemistry Game ‘HoloLab Champions’

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HoloLAB Champions is however free for educational instructors, students, and facilities. Eligible users can request educational copies of the game at on the company’s website. HoloLAB Champions was funded in part by a SBIR grant from the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S.

Educators sour on virtual worlds

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Interior of the Educator Commons store on OSgrid’s Wright Plaza. Educators are souring on virtual worlds, as evidenced by declining participation in online forums, in virtual conference attendances and education-related destinations on the Second Life grid.

1,350 Student VR Education Study Measures Attitudes, Interest in VR Learning & Building

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Foundry10 , a Seattle based philanthropic educational research organization, wanted to explore what happens when you bring VR into the classroom. As for subject matter, students mostly wanted to experience content in concrete subjects such as history or science education.

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NTU Future of Education Summit Wraps up in Singapore

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The EON Reality-Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Future of Education Global Summit in Singapore brought out the who’s who of the academic world. The post NTU Future of Education Summit Wraps up in Singapore appeared first on EON Reality.

Lifeliqe Named An Official Education Partner For The HTC Vive

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The post Lifeliqe Named An Official Education Partner For The HTC Vive appeared first on UploadVR. education Experiences

Where is VR/AR and Education Now?

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While the public largely scoffed at the awkward goggles, industry pundits proclaimed VR/AR would one day replace our 2D screens, and highlighted education as one of the top applications in the years to come. Some analysts projected that education would be the 4th largest sector for VR/AR investment. So three years and several months later, halfway to 2020, how has adoption of VR/AR in education progressed? The post Where is VR/AR and Education Now?

Immersive Education with Google Expeditions, AR, & Virtual Tours

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Google’s mission statement is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful,” and so it’s a natural fit that they’d be a leader in creating educational experiences for AR & VR.

Language Education Enters The 21st Century With MondlyAR Learning App

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Originally released as a standard educational smartphone app, Mondly is an accomplished language learning service. This new AR rendition brings back that same valuable educational service, but this time with a variety of engaging AR scenarios that turn your living room into a classroom.

UNAIDS Launches Educational 360-Degree Series Ahead Of World AIDS Day

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By selecting the theme of “Live Life Positively—Know Your HIV Status” for this year’s World AIDS Day campaign, UNAIDS hopes to educate young adults on the simple, yet extremely important process of HIV tests using a series of informative 360-degree VR films.

Google Makes Case for ARCore Apps to Educators & Marketers

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When it comes to mass adoption, augmented reality is still primarily a mobile world, so Google is pitching its own ARCore flavor of mobile AR to the education and marketing segments.

L’Oréal Launches VR Hair Education For Stylists

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The virtual academy lets hairstylists learn the latest techniques to advance their education. The post L’Oréal Launches VR Hair Education For Stylists appeared first on VRScout. News 8i Beauty Education

WITHIN’s ‘Wonderscope’ App Provides Reading Education Through AR Storytelling

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The post WITHIN’s ‘Wonderscope’ App Provides Reading Education Through AR Storytelling appeared first on VRScout. ‘Wonderscope’ is a magical window into an interactive world where kids learn to read using augmented reality.

Non-Profit ‘Athar’ Is Developing VR Employment Education For Jordan Youth

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Despite the various hardships and danger that surround children raised in conflict-prone countries, many youth still find themselves hoping for successful careers as doctors, educators, engineers, and various other influential positions.

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Hands-On: ‘The Big Table’ – A Quirky Educational App That Encourages Experimentation

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Successfully combining educational value with an entertaining, playful presentation, The Big Table is a VR laboratory that teaches many fundamental chemistry concepts, aimed at students aged 13 to 17.

Schell Games Awarded Almost $1m by US Dept of Education for VR Tool HistoryMaker VR

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Pittsburgh-based Schell Games is probably best known to virtual reality (VR) fans through its escape room experience I Expect You to Die , yet the studio has a penchant for educational titles as well.

ResearchVR Episode 35: Education for Sustainable Development with Carina Mentrup

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For her thesis, she is working on a VR solution to improve education for sustainable development. Learn more in Episode 35 – Education for Sustainable Development with Carina Mentrup. Tagged with: education , ResearchVR. Podcasts education ResearchVR

The Global Skills and Education Forum in Dubai Showcases the Convergence of VR/AR and Education

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An event that proved the importance of XR’s role in the future of education. “Future Talk” panel sessions were rich in discussion around the use and implementation of emerging technologies in education.