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.

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?

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

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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.

‘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.

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

Why VR Will Revolutionize Education

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

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This VR Game Doubles As A Clean Water Educational Tool

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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.

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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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.

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.

This New Educational VR App Teaches Kids About Recycling

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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.

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

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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

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

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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).

Lifeliqe Named An Official Education Partner For The HTC Vive

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North Korea Debuts ‘New’ Augmented Reality Education Tool

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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.

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

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.

Lifeliqe Launches Educational App for HoloLens

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It was back in April that we told you that education startup Lifeliqe was bringing its services to Microsoft’s HoloLens platform. Even in its current state the educational potential of the kit is clear, though. Initially we saw the app at work in the classroom , but now anyone with a HoloLens can try it out for themselves. Lifeliqe today launches its mixed reality app as a free download on the Windows Store.

VR First Will Create 50 Education Labs at Universities This Year

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5 Revolutionary Educational and Professional Uses for Virtual Reality

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Educational VR Comes to Seattle’s Pacific Science Center

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But as the technology make its way into the hands of a new breed of creators, we are getting more glimpses into the greater potential of VR — one of those being educational VR tools. The entire experience is interactive and educational all at the same time.

New ‘Ark Park’ Trailer Reveals a Lot Less “Education” and a Lot More Dino Destruction

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When Ark Park was first revealed back in 2016, we were told it would be an educational experience allowing players “the opportunity to truly appreciate and understand dinosaurs in their natural habitat.”

Nearpod Raises $21 Million To Further Virtual Reality Education

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million to further its reach across the education landscape. There are more than 4,000 ready-to-teach interactive lessons for all K-12 grades and subjects created by our community of educators and partners and available now in the Nearpod Library,” Kovalskys said. It’s a rare feat in the education industry to find both traits in a single company, and in that regard, Nearpod is in a class of its own.”. Tagged with: funding , Nearpod , vr education.

U.S. Department of Education Embraces VR/AR With $680K EdSim Challenge

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government wants you to do just that with its new education competition. Department of Education this week announced the EdSim Challenge , looking for new educational simulations that use virtual and augmented reality technology, created by the VR, AR and videogame development communities.

Google Brings ARCore Support To Its Expeditions Education App

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Google was one of the first to explore the potential of VR education with its Expeditions app, which let teachers take students on virtual field trips using the inexpensive Google Cardboard VR viewer. This week, though, Expeditions expands beyond VR and into the world of AR. Google ran a pilot program for Expeditions AR last year, which then utilized the company’s Tango platform on the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. A lot has happened since then, though.

HTC selects Lifeliqe as educational VR content.

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Lifeliqe is the latest in a small groundswell of VR educational experiences hitting the market. The most notable of which being Immersive VR Education – the studio behind the Apollo 11 experience.

VR Pioneer Dr. Jacki Morie Joins Upload As Vice President Of Education

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Upload is proud to announce that Dr. Jacki Morie , a virtual reality pioneer with over 25 years of VR experience, has officially joined the Upload team as Vice President of Education. In conjunction with today’s announcement, we’re highlighting some of the upcoming XR curriculum being offered at Upload’s training and education centers in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Education

VR used to educate on Australian bushfires

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In Australia, authorities have released a VR experience designed to educate citizens about the dangers of bushfires. The post VR used to educate on Australian bushfires appeared first on VR World. Education News Virtual Reality (VR) VR World 4K VR Australia Bushfires Government Vic Emergency VR VR Education VR Safety“Bushfires”, for the non-Aussies out there, are essentially just wildfires.

Lifeliqe debuts VR-enabled educational content to keep kids.

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Lifeliqe debuts VR-enabled educational content to keep kids interested in learning San Francisco-based startup Lifeliqe (pronounced “life like”) debuted and demoed its new virtual reality, educational content experience from the floor of the Augmented World Expo 2016 this week.

7 Valuable Lessons About VR and AR in the Healthcare and Education Industries

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Lenovo makes major push into education market

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Lenovo this week announced that it is launching Lenovo Virtual Reality Classroom, a comprehensive VR educational system that leverages the company’s upcoming Mirage Solo headset. The move appears to mark a significant attempt by the company to make transformative inroads into educational markets. The platform was recently demoed at this year’s Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, Florida, and at the BETT Show in London.

Pixar Co-Founder: VR’s Education Potential ‘One Of The Greatest Steps In Years’

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But one of the company’s figureheads is looking to VR and AR to transform another important pillar: education. “I feel very optimistic about the educational potential of augmented reality and VR devices,” Carpenter said. “I think the application of VR in education is one of the greatest steps in years.” Through films like Finding Nemo and Toy Story, Pixar Animation Studios has redefined the cinema over the past few years.

Lifeliqe Partners with HTC Vive to Drive VR Education

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Learning and education? With the development of VR in education, all the learning experiences are beginning to unite – that’s the driving force behind Lifeliqe. The post Lifeliqe Partners with HTC Vive to Drive VR Education appeared first on VR World.

Educators open free resource shop on OSgrid

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The Educator Commons store on OSgrid’s Wright Plaza. The shop will help educators create their own simulations easily and at a low cost, while accessing free tips about virtual education matters. Interior of the Educator Commons store on OSgrid’s Wright Plaza.

‘Ark: Survival Evolved’ VR Spinoff ‘Ark Park’ Aims for Educational Dino Experience

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