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.

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?

‘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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Why VR Will Revolutionize Education

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

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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.

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?

Oculus Education Launches Pilot Programs In Taiwan, Japan, Seattle

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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.

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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

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.

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 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.

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).

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‘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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TeachAids & Stanford University Debut VR Concussion Education Program

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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.

Lifeliqe Named An Official Education Partner For The HTC Vive

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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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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).

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.

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

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.

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.

Judao is a well established company offering VR education in China

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In my previous article , I told you about a VR educational startup called Langzou , while today I’m introducing you another company in the same sector, called Judao. He told me that Judao hasn’t started as a VR company, but simply as an educational company 18 years ago.

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VR First Will Create 50 Education Labs at Universities This Year

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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

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.

Langzou VR give us very interesting insights on XR education in China

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The first startup that I’ve met is called Langzou and it operates in the education sector. I’m going to report the full story because I think that is very interesting to make you understand better the VR educational ecosystem here in China.

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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.”

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.