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.

FundamentalVR Partners With HaptX On VR Surgeon Education


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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?

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.

‘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.

‘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 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.

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.

Why VR Will Revolutionize Education


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


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.

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.

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.

Language Education Enters The 21st Century With MondlyAR Learning App


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.

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


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


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Where is VR/AR and Education Now?


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?

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


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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L’Oréal Launches VR Hair Education For Stylists


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

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.

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


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.

Oculus Education Launches Pilot Programs In Taiwan, Japan, Seattle


Oculus will provide headsets and training to three new pilot locations alongside a fresh helping of educational VR content. Oculus Education continues its ongoing streak of generosity with the expansion of its educational pilot programs to Taiwan, Japan, and Seattle.

Hands-on: NASA-backed ‘Mars 2030’ Launches Today – A Beautiful, Educational, & Buggy Trip to the Red Planet

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The education-focused Mars 2030 launches today on SteamVR for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, soon to come to PSVR. The post Hands-on: NASA-backed ‘Mars 2030’ Launches Today – A Beautiful, Educational, & Buggy Trip to the Red Planet appeared first on Road to VR.

This VR Game Doubles As A Clean Water Educational Tool


Pollutants become monsters in this HTC Vive clean water educational game. Water is Life teamed up with ad agency Deutsch, game developer Ntropic + Tactic, and VR studio m ss ng p eces to create a VR experience that is both educational and unforgettable.

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


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Google’s ‘Expeditions’ Initiative is Leading Innovation in the Future of Immersive Education

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Google’s overarching mission is to organize all of the world’s information, and so it’s a natural fit for the company to be one of the leading innovators for using VR for immersive education.

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


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The Future of Education and VR


However, the most important question for educators and developers alike pertains to the optimum utilization of our technological innovations and the ways in which we can harness their power to shape the future of education. Rethinking education.

Why Virtual Reality is needed in Education


This blog addresses an important issue: Do we really need Virtual Reality in education? The beauty of VR in education is that a student can experience such things as going inside a plant or leaf experience what photosynthesis is all about, which is not possible in the real world.

Lifeliqe Named An Official Education Partner For The HTC Vive


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TeachAids & Stanford University Debut VR Concussion Education Program


That’s the inspiration behind CrashCourse , an interactive, research-based educational experience designed to encourage conversations regarding the science behind concussions. The accompanying VR version, as well as several other educational modules, will be made available January 2019.

Oculus Launches New Education Programs In Seattle, Japan and Taiwan


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).

HTC Announces New Education Partnerships, VR Ad Service And More.


HTC Announces New Education Partnerships, VR Ad Service And More For HTC Vive HTC Corporation today announced a series of new partnerships for the HTC Vive at the start of the 2017 Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC2017).

ResearchVR Episode 35: Education for Sustainable Development with Carina Mentrup


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

New York Times Halloween Edition Uses Augmented Reality Bugs to Scare & Educate

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Our national month-long celebration of all things creepy and crawly comes to a climax on Wednesday with Halloween and will end with Día de Muertos on Friday, so now is the ideal time for the The New York Times to publish a mildly chilling augmented reality story for children.

HTC’s New Vive Focus Headset Locker Aims to Put VR at the Forefront of Education in China

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HTC has been making inroads into the education system in China with its startup VIVEDU , which centers around both University-level and K-12 education programs using HTC Vive and now HTC Vive Focus, the company’s 6DOF standalone VR headset.

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This New Educational VR App Teaches Kids About Recycling


Creative Agency Protein One and Rotor Studios this month announced a new app that’s set to educate kids in Australia about the process of recycling. Voice over and visual aids help keep the focus on learning the entire time but, like other educational apps such as Operation Apex, the hope is it’s through the activities that kids actually remember what they’ve learned.

VR First Will Create 50 Education Labs at Universities This Year


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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.

North Korea Debuts ‘New’ Augmented Reality Education Tool


UC Davis demonstrated five years ago how the technology could enhance geology education. Other companies, such as iSandBOX and South Korea’s Cellbig , are selling basically the same devices for entertainment and education.

5 Revolutionary Educational and Professional Uses for Virtual Reality


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Three Reasons Higher Education Has Embraced Virtual Reality


Virtual Reality has always been of interest to higher education. Below, we’ll delve into three reasons for the explosive growth of Virtual Reality in education over the last year. If you’re an educator or student thinking of building VR, now is the time.

rumii Is A New Social VR App Aimed At Enterprise and Education


Instead of meeting up with friends to share videos, hang out and play games, the app is designed as a professional tool for work meetings and education spaces. Education Enterprise rumii

Education – the Next Frontier for Virtual Reality


But it hasn’t seen nearly the same amount of attention in the education space. VR in Education ISTE 2017 VR in ClassroomVirtual Reality (VR) is one of the hottest topics in tech right now, with buzz about its potential stretching from film, TV and games, to healthcare, retail and more.