Why VR Will Revolutionize 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.

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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?

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.

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.

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.

Lifeliqe Named An Official Education Partner For The HTC Vive

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

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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.

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.

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.

Educators make lemonade with Virtual Worlds

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Educators are using virtual worlds, but not in the way they had used them in the past, and not in the same numbers. What you see now is a more selective and targeted use by a smaller subset of the educational community, primarily higher education.

Google’s Expeditions Educational VR Platform Is Now Available To All

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Much of Google’s work in VR has been consumer-facing, but one of the first initiatives the company launched with the tech was education-focused.

VR First Will Create 50 Education Labs at Universities This Year

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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.

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

Hideo Kojima: VR Will ‘Significantly Change’ Entertainment, Education, and Culture

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“Screen-viewing culture hadn’t changed for about 120 years, so I think the impact of VR will significantly change entertainment, our daily lives, education, culture, and so on. Hideo Kojima has had a meteoric couple of years. The legendary Japanese game developer has always been well-respected for his innovative and artistic handling of the Metal Gear series, but he transcended to nerd icon status throughout his very public falling out with longtime Metal Gear publisher Konami.

Fieldscapes VR expands educational tours

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Based firm that creates immersive learning and visualization systems, is planning to add a dozen new virtual locations to its recently released Fieldscapes VR, an educational virtual tour app for Android devices. education virtual field tripsDaden Limited, a U.K

Educators using CoSpaces to enhance learning in virtual reality

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CoSpaces, a platform that allows users to create, explore and share virtual reality spaces, is now being used by educators, teachers and students to create virtual learning environments and enhance learning.

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.

Watch: SuperChem VR is a Cool Virtual Lab for Fun and Immersive Learning

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Schell Games have released a trailer for their latest project SuperChem VR, an incredibly fun looking way to teach chemistry and perhaps a glimpse into the potential future for VR in education. The project was created with support from the Institution of Education Sciences (part of the U.S.

L’Oreal and 8i Educate On Hair Techniques In The Matrix Academy

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Via a Medium blog post , it looks like one of the largest beauty companies in the world is taking their next major step into the VR industry. Back in May, we reported on L’Oreal partnering with 8i for volumetric capture, which brings real life people into virtual settings as holograms.

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Engage VR targets educators, businesses with free platform and content creation

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Engage, a free multi-user virtual reality social platform that allows educators to create and share virtual environments and take students on virtual field trips is now available in preview edition and will launch early next... News VR & AR Engage VR HTC Vive

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

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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.

Online Language Learning System ‘Fluent Worlds’ Plans VR Jump

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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.

Teachers Ready For Virtual Reality In Education

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With the increasing use of Virtual Reality in every field, it has now taken a grip on education field too. Teachers have developed themselves with the expertise of virtual reality in education.

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 Exec: Education will help sell Vive in China

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In addition to Internet cafes and other out-of-home venues, early tech adopters and hardcore gamers, Chinese parents’ focus on education will be a major driver for HTC Vive’s success in that country, HTC‘s head for... Features China HTC HTC Vive

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‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Is Getting a ‘Jurassic Park’ Style Educational VR Experience

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This VR journey takes a decidedly different approach to the area with a focus on education and interaction, rather than killing and hunting. It’s shaping up to be much more than an abbreviated 360-degree educational experience. Tagged with: ark park , dinosaurs , education , jurassic park , survival evolved. education gaming ark park dinosaurs jurassic park survival evolved

Live Surgery in 360 Degree Video Supercharges Education

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Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality and 360-degree videos are starting to change the shape of education. ” The post Live Surgery in 360 Degree Video Supercharges Education appeared first on VR World.

Unimersiv launches new virtual education platform

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Unimersiv has launched a new virtual reality platform for educational experiences, joining Google Expeditions, Nearpod VR, and Fieldscapes VR. It is currently available for the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, with support for other mobile-based... News education Unimersiv

VR First Expands Its Academic Labs to Twelve More Universities

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

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How Virtual Reality Can Be Used to Help Expose Conservation Issues

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This Arizona University Is Letting Students Earn A Bachelor’s Degree In VR

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The ‘Chernobyl VR Project’ Lets You Explore A Nuclear Ghost Town

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