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.

‘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.

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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.

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.

‘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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Why VR Will Revolutionize Education

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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.

RoboCo VR Educational Experience – Announcement Trailer

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

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FundamentalVR Partners With HaptX On VR Surgeon Education

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The post FundamentalVR Partners With HaptX On VR Surgeon Education appeared first on VRScout. News Fundamental Surgery FundamentalVR HaptX VR Surgeon EducationHaptX VR gloves bring a new level of detail to FundamentalVR’s ‘surgeon simulator.’. HaptX is on a roll lately.

‘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.

Titans Of Space Plus VR Review: Stellar Space Education On Oculus Quest

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Titans of Space Plus brings to the most accessible VR hardware ever made the most compelling and complete educational software available for the medium. The post Titans Of Space Plus VR Review: Stellar Space Education On Oculus Quest appeared first on UploadVR.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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.

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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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?

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.

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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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.

‘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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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

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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Lifeliqe Named An Official Education Partner For The HTC Vive

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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.

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.