‘Apollo 11 VR’ Studio Secures $3.3M Funding from HTC for VR Education Platform ‘Engage’

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Immersive VR Education , the studio behind Apollo 11 VR , Titanic VR , and social VR education platform ENGAGE , today announced that it’s secured a €3 million (~$3.3 Funding from HTC for VR Education Platform ‘Engage’ appeared first on Road to VR.

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.

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‘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.

Virus Popper Is An Educational VR Game About Personal Hygiene To Help Combat COVID-19

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Virus Popper is a free educational VR game about personal hygiene that teaches players the value of hand washing, social distancing, and the danger of viral infections. The post Virus Popper Is An Educational VR Game About Personal Hygiene To Help Combat COVID-19 appeared first on UploadVR.

Lenovo Unveils New Standalone VR Headset for Education

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Undeterred by the death of Google Daydeam and the subsequent discontinuation of its consumer-focused standalone headset, Mirage Solo, Lenovo announced its building a new 3DOF standalone for educational purposes.

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.

RoboCo Is An Educational VR Sandbox About Designing Robots

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” This is Filament Games first venture into the consumer arena as the studio has mostly worked with educational projects for higher learning. The post RoboCo Is An Educational VR Sandbox About Designing Robots appeared first on UploadVR.

‘Titans of Space PLUS’ Brings Planet-Hopping VR Education To Oculus Quest

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An educational experience that pilots you around the solar system and some of the largest bodies in the observable universe, Titans of Space PLUS, is coming to Oculus Quest before the end of the year.

AR Apps Changing Education

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They can’t imagine life without Apple, Google, and apps, so education must adapt to their new perception patterns. This AR system isn’t just a game with educational potential. Each of these AR apps already has its place in the educational system. Guest Post.

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.

Can Virtual Reality Improve Science Education?

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Not too long ago, all educators needed to impart knowledge were a blackboard and some chalk. The education sector isn’t immune to the disruption of revolutionary innovations, including virtual reality. Let’s take a closer look at how virtual learning enhances science education.

Why VR Will Revolutionize Education

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Ed Games Expo Returns With A Full Day Dedicated To VR And AR Education

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The annual conference brings together industry voices who are leading the way for playful, educational tech. The Educational Games Expo kicked-off this week in Washington, DC. Department of Education (@usedgov) January 6, 2020.

How Augmented and Virtual Reality Can Help to Evolve Education

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The entertainment factor remains, however, perhaps it is this which makes it so practical, in terms of education. Teachers are more commonly introducing AR and VR into education, as these technologies can make certain subjects, and learning as a whole, more stimulating and effective.

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?

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, Udacity and Upload Join Forces For New VR Education Program

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Adding Value to University Education

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As Sean Coughlan from the BBC reports, more than a third of students feel they are not getting value from their university education in the UK. Dan Lejerskar thinks universities can start with adding more value to university education by drawing real-world relevance in their approach.

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?

AR Education Apps To Enhance Home-Learning

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With schools scheduled to be shut at least till mid-June in most countries, teachers can use Augmented Reality in Education to tutor in virtual classrooms. The post AR Education Apps To Enhance Home-Learning appeared first on Virtual Reality Augmented Reality Technology Latest News.

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

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”.

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.

Colorado State University Has Deployed a 100 Headset VR Lab for Biomedical Education

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The so-called Immersive Reality Training Lab lab is part of a new CSU facility called the Health Education Outreach Center, says Jordan Nelson, a member the school’s Dept.

Baby Shark VR & AR Experiences Keep Families Entertained & Educated Under Lockdown

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In an effort to help educate kids and families on the importance of proper handwashing, Pinkfong added a hygienic twist to one of its most popular songs, releasing “ Wash Your Hands with Baby Shark ,” and launching the #BabySharkHandWashChallenge campaign.

Educational XR Company DEVAR Sees Sales Increase During Quarantine

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Educational XR company DEVAR is rising to the challenge. Well before the pandemic, DEVAR was making educational XR books and toys for children. We didn’t just talk about sales during the stay-at-home period, but about XR for education when we return to our normal lives.

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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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.

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.

Join the Conversation: Transforming Education

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In his latest post on LinkedIn, Founder Dan Lejerskar shares his thoughts and invites a conversation on the need to urgently revamp and transform education. The post Join the Conversation: Transforming Education appeared first on EON Reality.

Higher Education in Africa After COVID-19

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How will higher education look like in Africa after COVID-19? As we consider these issues, the World Economic Forum reports a startling disparity between access and education in Africa as countries around the world continue to battle the fall out.

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.

RoboCo VR Educational Experience – Announcement Trailer

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Join the Conversation: Education Risks and Opportunities

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a watershed moment for education, exposing the inherent weaknesses while revealing opportunities for transformation. In this piece by the Brookings Institution, experts from the UK and the US reflect on the impact on 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.

The Virtual Arena: Educators Learn Their VR

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Moving from entertainment, he now covers the major developments VR is having in shaping the future Education Technology scene. Yet again, the biggest presence of VR at the show was from Avantis – the company had powered into VR and was one of the first to offer educators a dedicated package.

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

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