Education’s Next Big Leap: Immersive VR Education For Better Learning

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Immersive education presents a safer, more effective alternative to conventional learning. Training and education barriers exist at all levels of education—from primary to post-secondary students and on through these student’s careers into Enterprise and business training programs.

Merge Cube AR Teaching Tools Coming To Instagram And Facebook

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Merge Labs brings its AR-enabled educational cube to social media. Since its launch the Merge Cube become a widely used tool among K12 educators. Ask any educator, AR revs up the classroom when blended with more traditional learning methods.

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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. These updates will also address concerns regarding cybersecurity & student safety, give instructors the tools for remote class management, and offer a plethora of instructional resources.

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. The game will continue to travel to schools around the world and additional educational information can be found on the Water is Life website. News Causes Charity Education HTC Vive

Magic Leap One Gets Educational Tool for Would-Be Paleontologists via Dinosaur Kit App

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On Tuesday, the latest addition to the Magic Leap World store came in the form of Dinosaur Kit, an app that offers an immersive education path for those budding paleontologists among us. The growing stock of augmented reality apps filling up the Magic Leap store seems to be picking up pace in recent months.

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. The post North Korea Debuts ‘New’ Augmented Reality Education Tool appeared first on VRScout. It seems the DPRK is stepping into augmented reality ed tech—but is their latest contraption a copy?

VR STEM Tools Heading To California & Nevada Libraries

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Nanome partners with HTC to extend their virtual science, mathematics, engineering and tech tools to new locations. Now it appears as though these California and Nevada VR systems will be receiving an upgrade in the form of a series of advanced STEM tools. Brought to us by Nanome , the studio behind the free VR math tool CalcFlow , these additions range from 3D graphing and molecule visualization, to protein model information and various calculus tools.

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Cornerstone Partnership Uses VR As An Intervention Tool

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To help tackle these difficult and complex issues, London-based social enterprise The Cornerstone Partnership has partnered with Immerse UK to test the use of VR as an intervention tool across adoption and fostering services. The outcomes for children who are in or have been in care are significantly worse than their peers across all key areas; education, health, career, rough-sleeping and mental health. News Alma Economics Cornerstone VR CVR Visyon VR Intervention Tool

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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? 1 VR/AR is proving to be an effective learning tool.

Educational VR App ‘HistoryMaker VR’ Has Students Performing As Famous Figures From U.S. History

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According to developer Schell Games ( I Expect you To Die, Until You Fall ), HistoryMaker VR is intended for middle school-aged students as an educational content creation tool designed to increase retention through VR-powered active learning. In an effort to expand VR’s presence in the classroom, the app will be available free to educators upon release. The post Educational VR App ‘HistoryMaker VR’ Has Students Performing As Famous Figures From U.S.

Precision OS Launches Multiplayer Tool For VR Surgical Training

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The lack of access to high-quality surgical education is also affecting medical device companies. Even before the coronavirus, traditional training was simply not up to the challenge of educating today’s surgeons , especially not in the numbers needed to cope with demand. The new enhanced collaboration feature builds on the notion of double-loop learning, an educational concept grounded in search, exploration, and decision-making with the “why” in mind.

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.

‘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.

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. Now in its seventh annual year, this free and public conference hosted by the US Department of Education showcases the best educational learning games and technologies to date. Department of Education (@usedgov) January 6, 2020.

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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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. We hope that this highly engaging tool will help to dispel fears and show the simple steps that people can take to find out their HIV status.”. “We

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.

Mirra 3D Design Tool Makes Creating For VR & AR A Breeze

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What’s most exciting about a development tool this easy to use is its potential to attract a whole new market previously intimidated by the complexity of the still-emerging technology. We think that people will use Mirra for a wide array of purposes: presentations, product tours, sales tools, training, portfolios, location tours, brand marketing experiences, promotional experiences, educational content, galleries, immersive experience prototyping, and more,” added Farnham.

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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.

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. to gain an education and to become a leader in this community. The post Non-Profit ‘Athar’ Is Developing VR Employment Education For Jordan Youth appeared first on VRScout.

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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. For example, Second Life Educators , the forum for educational organizations and educational use of Second Life, shows a dramatic decline in the number of messages over the past decade.

VR Tool Built With Google Poly Turns Words Into Matching 3D Objects

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As you can see the video embedded above, the tool allows the user to move letters around to form a word, which can then be squished together and turned into a Google Poly asset. We contacted the developer, Andy Bacon, for more information on why he developed the tool and whether he had any plans to release or develop it further. Bacon hopes to develop the tool and the accompanying game, ‘Lexicon’, more in the future.

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How Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) can transform Education

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After packing up classrooms and settling into new teaching settings like living rooms and kitchen tables, teachers, students and parents are beginning to question whether this is the start of a drastic change in the education system. virtual-reality ar education vr augmented-reality

Schell Games Awarded Almost $1m by US Dept of Education for VR Tool HistoryMaker VR

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Pittsburgh-based Schell Games is probably best known to virtual reality (VR) fans through its escape room experience I Expect You to Die , yet the studio has a penchant for educational titles as well. Having previously released HoloLAB Champions , the studio has now secured funding for a VR tool called HistoryMaker VR, with the US Department of Education awarding the project almost $1 million USD.

Virtual Reality as an Education Tool

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Education is a big part of the future of Virtual Reality and since our past article on the matter was some time ago it was time for a refresher with a more future focused outlook. That alone has educational potential. The second is a creative tool that allows for painting and sculpting collaboratively in 3D space. But looking into the future we will see many more experiences designed specifically for education. Virtual Reality VR Education

Using VR as an Intervention Tool

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To help tackle these difficult and complex issues, London-based social enterprise The Cornerstone Partnership has partnered with Immerse UK to test the use of VR as an intervention tool across adoption and fostering services. The outcomes for children who are in or have been in care are significantly worse than their peers across all key areas; education, health, career, rough-sleeping and mental health. The post Using VR as an Intervention Tool appeared first on Tech Trends.

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Holo-BLSD is a powerful AR tool to teach first-aid procedures and save lives

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I know that your team has created a tool called Holo-BLSD. Holo-BLSD is a self-learning tool in AR. A self-instruction tool can solve many of these problems if it is indeed effective in achieving the same learning outcomes of a traditional course. If we can create such a tool, we can increase the number of trained people in a cost and time-effective manner. And is it a reliable self-evaluation tool? We have affordable and powerful hardware and software tools.

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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. The filter has been released on BeautyPlus , Meitu’s flagship photo editing app, which features auto beautification, AR camera filters, and a suite of photo editing tools; available now on the App Store and Google Play.

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. Another exhibitor that has grown its investment into VR since our 2018 coverage was Redbox VR – providing a versatile and robust solution for schools to be able to field VR for 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. But getting from the grand concept of ‘VR will be huge for education’ down to the nitty gritty of actually making it work practically for millions of students is a massive challenge. Institute of Education Services.

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. Their website is a treasure trove for educators looking to get high school and middle school students excited about space exploration and science. Let’s suppose your kids like learning about planets and space.

EON Reality Announces New AR and VR Pilot Program with Educating Young Minds

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EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces a new AR and VR pilot program with the Los Angeles-based Educating Young Minds. ” Angeles Echols CEO/Founder of Educating Young Minds.

26 VR Apps for Remote Work, Education, Training, Design Review, and More

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Here’s a look at a handful of companies building remote collaboration VR tools and platforms for a range of use-cases. We offer a virtual meeting room with collaboration and presentation tools, manipulated by the participants; pointing, discussing, marking and deleting with up to 12 other team members using virtual reality headsets. Great for remote teams, education and digital nomads. Softspace is a spatial thinking tool for creative individuals and teams.

FundamentalVR Raises $5.6M Investment to Further Develop VR Surgery Training Tools

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SEE ALSO Colorado State University Has Deployed a 100 Headset VR Lab for Biomedical Education. Investment to Further Develop VR Surgery Training Tools appeared first on Road to VR. News VR Education VR Investment VR Simulation fundamental surgery fundamentalvr vr education vr medical training vr simulation vr surgery vr trainingFundamentalVR , a company specializing in VR medical training, has closed a £4.3 million (~$5.6

2020: The Year of AR and VR for Education and Training

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Education and Global Innovation, Jamie Justice, is an expert in how AR and VR technologies are changing education. There are daily exchanges between individuals, companies, and their own networks via tools such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, and the benefits of this connectivity can be many and varied depending on who you are. Jamie is a multi-talented seasoned innovator and change leader in education, business, and his private life.

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. Think how it is massive: while we are discussing how VR can be useful, in China in three years all schools will use virtual reality for the education of the students. So, why using VR in education?

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Educators open free resource shop on OSgrid

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The Educator Commons store on OSgrid’s Wright Plaza. To help schools and educators create, access and share more virtual learning and educational resources, an Educator Commons shop has been set up on OSgrid ‘s Wright Plaza region by Kay McLennan, a professor of practice at Tulane University. The shop will help educators create their own simulations easily and at a low cost, while accessing free tips about virtual education matters.