Lenovo VR Classroom 2 Updates Aim To Simplify VR Education

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Looking at the future of immersive education in a post COVID-19 world. Hong Kong-based tech company Lenovo recently announced several game-changing updates to its VR education platform designed to assist schools in creating blended learning curriculums using their Lenovo VR Classroom 2 headset powered by ThinkReality , Lenovo’s AR/VR enterprise software platform. The post Lenovo VR Classroom 2 Updates Aim To Simplify VR Education appeared first on VRScout.

2020 Trends in XR Technology Education

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Here, we’ll be exploring how all of this disruption has potentially led to lasting and positive change in education. To start, it is important to point out that XR technology in education isn’t a new concept. VR in Primary and Secondary Education. VR in Post-Secondary Education.

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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. And exploring a few of those possibilities is what I had the chance to do when I collaborated with Microsoft Education to write the Immersive Experiences in Education white paper we’ve published at the ISTE 2019 conference a few weeks ago. I’ve been called a futurist, evangelist, influencer, all those really annoying trendy buzzwords… But at heart I am also an educator.

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. The post ‘Trash Rage’ Blends VR Gaming With Environmental Education appeared first on VRScout. News Environmental Education Giant Lazer Trash Rage VR Education

U.S. Olympic And Paralympic Committee’s Launch VR Concussion Education Series ‘CrashCourse’

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In an effort to help better educate the public on this invisible epidemic, Standford University nonprofit social venture TeachAids launched CrashCourse Football in 2018, a VR education module designed to serve as a free resource for athletes, parents, coaches looking to learn more about the prevention and treatment of concussion-related injuries. Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education as well as over a dozen CrashCourse partners, such as the ?

‘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 Immersive VR Education says in a press statement that the investment will be used to further develop and enhance Engage , build its sales and marketing capability, and fund the production of additional showcase experiences for Engage. News Social VR VR Education htc immersive vr education vr education

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. Developers report the highly positive feedback from educators, so the massive integration seems to be just a question of time. Guest Post.

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. Even though Virus Popper is positioned as an educational game it should be stated that this is not officially endorsed by the CDC, WHO, or any other official organization as a means of accurate education for hygiene and cleanliness to combat COVID-19.

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.

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?

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. As the world continues to face challenges such as climate change , water shortages, poverty, and diseases , it’s imperative that we start educating the youth about them.

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. For the last two centuries the world went through a great expansion in learning : our literacy rate skyrocketed from 12% to 88% worldwide, and Primary, Secondary and Tertiary education have all seen drastic growth (in schools and students), breaking records on almost a yearly basis. What could make education more exciting, fun and practical?

FundamentalVR Partners With HaptX On VR Surgeon Education

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In a demonstration conducted during the annual general meeting of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), Fundamental Surgery–developers of a low-cost surgery simulation platform–showcased their FundamentalVR experience working in conjunction with HaptX’s haptic glove, delivering an unparalleled level of detail to the developers surgical education experience. The post FundamentalVR Partners With HaptX On VR Surgeon Education appeared first on VRScout.

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.

‘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. The jaw-dropping educational experience takes you on a virtual tour around our solar system, providing facts about each planet and related moons or dwarf planets, along with visually demonstrating the relationship, size and position of the planets relative to each other.

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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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. Education Experiences education Filament Games PAX pax west RoboCo Robotics simulation teaching training

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. To address these opportunities and more, VR Intelligence are hosting an exclusive webinar, ‘How VR & AR are Changing Training, Education & Worker Guidance’ , taking place Wednesday, July 31 , 2019, at 9:00am PT/12:00pm ET/5:00pm BST. How are education providers increasingly using immersive technologies and experiences to improve & accelerate learning?

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.

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

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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 post Language Education Enters The 21st Century With MondlyAR Learning App appeared first on VRScout.

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.

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. So, let’s discuss how implementing more technology into classrooms, in particular, augmented and virtual reality, can evolve students’ learning in education. See Also: AR Apps Changing Education.

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. Part of L’Oréal’s “Matrix Academy,” an educational beauty program for hairstylists, the VR education program will allow stylists to learn new techniques just by popping on a VR headset like the HTC Vive. The post L’Oréal Launches VR Hair Education For Stylists appeared first on VRScout. News 8i Beauty Education

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? In Part 1, Today’s Problems we talked about the challenges of implemented these education concepts (we recommend reading it before continuing with this piece). The Dawn of Immersive Education.

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.

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. . For students further along in their studies, including those at degree and postgraduate level, third-party educational platforms are being developed to work MekaMon in addition to existing Swift Playground integration. The post AR Gaming Robot ‘MekaMon’ Adds Support For STEAM Education appeared first on VRScout.

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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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.

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.

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. People increasingly realize the potential of the technology, and DEVAR helps to entertain and educate children amid the coronavirus outbreak,” said a press release shared with ARPost. 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.

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.

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.

4 Inventive Examples of Virtual Reality in Education

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See Also: Can Virtual Reality Improve Science Education? We’ll also take a look at three additional examples of super creative applications of virtual reality in education. Lockheed Martin’s educational subsidiary, Generation Beyond, was behind the project.

COVID-19 Recovery with Competency Based Education

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What is competency based education? How can competency based education play a role to help in COVID-19 recovery? In short, competency based education is an approach that allows students to master skills and competencies at their own pace.