Report: Immersive Experiences in Education

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Humans are essentially programmed to learn best through experience, and that is just what immersive technologies enable: we’re not just learning it, we’re living it. Test scores among students using immersive technologies improved by as much as 22%.

#BuildTheFuture Immersive Collaborative Environments

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Igloo Vision designs and develops immersive 360° projection spaces, along with the enabling software and technology. Igloo Vision designs and develops immersive 360° projection spaces, along with the enabling software and technology Click To Tweet.

Engaging Audiences With Immersive Technology

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“In what new ways might arts institutions engage audiences through immersive experiences?”. There is $750,000 in funding on offer by the Knight Foundation for ideas that demonstrate the ability of immersive technologies such as VR and AR to strengthen audience engagement Click To Tweet.

Immersive Training for Retention

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We then discuss the neuroscience of learning with immersive technologies like virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), and show why their grounding in experience is advantageous for guarding against forgetting. Now consider an immersive approach to the same training.

NFL Debuts Season 2 of ‘NFL Immersed’ Immersive Football Documentary

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Google and the NFL today announced season two of Immersed , the multi-episode docuseries following NFL players on and off the field. The second season of Immersed was shot with latest Jump camera, the YI HALO , a 3D 360 camera composed of a total of 17 individual Yi camera units.

Tribeca Immersive 2019: A VR Arcade In Review

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With a steady stream of visitors making up the packed queue hours prior to opening and reports of tickets for every time-slot being sold out each of the nine days of Tribeca Immersive, the festival easily hit a high mark for attention on mixed reality and similar content.

ROBOT REMIX: Immersive XR Series Brings Kaleidoscopic VR To Pasadena

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While these might seem like storylines from a horror movie plot generator, they are actually all experiences that you can enjoy at ROBOT REMIX: Immersive XR Series. The post ROBOT REMIX: Immersive XR Series Brings Kaleidoscopic VR To Pasadena appeared first on VRScout.

Knight Foundation Offers $750K in Grants for Immersive Tech in the Arts

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The Knight Foundation, focused on journalism and the arts, is opening a call-for-ideas from creatives and organizations using immersive technology to bring art to their audiences. How can we use immersive tech to expand the reach of the arts beyond physical locations?

Immersing Yourself in the Beautiful Game

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Some of the biggest names in English football are partnering with Intel to make their matches more immersive. Intel True View will highlight the immersive experiences unique to the style and skill of football Click To Tweet.

Hands-On With Warner Bros. Batman-Themed Backseat Immersive Experience

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and Intel’s self-driving car featuring a Batman-themed backseat immersive experience. and Intel announced their collaboration on a Batman-themed immersive experience designed to entertain passengers sitting in the rear of a self-driving 2019 BMW X5.

TIME Immersive AR Experience Shines A Spotlight On The Rapidly Shrinking Amazon Rainforest

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TIME Magazine is launching a new AR experience called Inside The Amazon: The Dying Forest , marking the second immserive experience to launch on their AR/VR app TIME Immersive , which was made available to all iOS and Android users this past July. Image Credit: TIME Immersive.

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VR Film Places Entire Audience Into A Shared Immersive Experience

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Parallux will unveil a captivating new shared XR technology at Tribeca Immersive. Offering audience members the chance to immerse themselves in their favorite worlds in a passive environment, together, could breathe new life into conventional movie theatre establishments.

My experience at the Immersive Architecture

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This weekend I’ve attended the Immersive Architecture in Venice. The location of the Immersive Architecture is fantastic. What Immersive Architecture does in a wonderful way is to let you grow your network. Header image by Immersive Architecture).

Google Poly Editor Gives Brands More Control Over Their Immersive Ads

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Immersive ads running on Google’s Swirl platform. For more information on how to get started creating 3D interactive promotional content on Swirl, check out Google’s official ‘Creating Immersive Content’ guide.

Immersed Debuts Public VR Co-Working Space Designed For Remote Collaboration

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Rather than setting up in a noisy coffee shop or paying for access to a co-working space, Renji Bijoy, the CEO of Immersed, is using VR technology to allow remote employees in multiple fields to work and collaborate entirely in a comfortable and productive VR space. Image Credit: Immersed. “We

Immersive Technologies Helping Children and Older Patients

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Immersive technologies can also significantly increase retention by slowing the brain’s natural tendency to forget – something I recently wrote about here on Tech Trends. Critically, because the patient is fully immersed in the simulation, they have a feeling of presence in that experience.

Dreamscape Immersive Begins Nationwide Expansion With Four New Venues

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Location-based VR studio and retailer Dreamscape Immersive this week confirmed plans for four new state-of-the-art immersive venues across Los Angeles, CA; Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; Columbus, OH; and the New York/New Jersey metro area. Image Credit: Dreamscape Immersive.

Exploring Immersive Technology in Training and Education

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The burgeoning growth of the immersive learning sector has already thrown up several key benefits Click To Tweet. How are education providers increasingly using immersive technologies and experiences to improve & accelerate learning?

UK’s Central Bedfordshire College Launches New Immersive Training Institute

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A new immersive training facility and program, the Immersive Technology Institute (ITI), has been launched Luton, UK in a collaboration between Central Bedfordshire College (CBC) and AI and VR development firm AiSolve.

Immersive Analytics & Embodied Cognition

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At the IEEE VR conference this year, there was a pre-conference workshop about Immersive Analytics, which talked about how to use VR & multi-sensory interfaces to support analytical reasoning, decision making, and real-world analytics tasks by immersing users in their data.

Immersive Tech Transforming Learning

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Technologies that immerse you in various scenarios so that the experiences and actions within it feel naturally like your own will be a powerful vehicle for training skills and sharing knowledge Click To Tweet. There is a whole spectrum of immersive technologies out there Click To Tweet.

Holoride Officially Launches Immersive In-Car VR Experience

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By taking advantage of the physical effects caused by a moving vehicle, including sudden changes in speed, Holoride is able to enhance the immersion of VR games and experiences. The post Holoride Officially Launches Immersive In-Car VR Experience appeared first on VRScout.

Tribeca Immersive’s Cinema360 Gives Attendees a New Perspective On Social Causes

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With VR and AR technology becoming increasingly popular, the festival’s organizers created Tribeca Immersive , a program which features not only the Virtual Arcade, but also includes Cinema360, a VR theatre that highlights groundbreaking storytelling told through 360-degree VR films.

Immersive Social Platform ‘VRChat’ Raises $10 Million in Venture Capital

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VRChat announced today that it has closed a $10 million Series C investment to continue expanding its immersive social platform which is steeped in user-generated content.

TRIBECA: ‘The Key’ Wins Tribeca’s Storyscape Award For Best Immersive Media

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The Key , which debuted at this years Tribeca Virtual Arcade , immerses you into a world where each challenge you face is filled with dangerous twists and unexpected turns. The experience combines a real actor with fantastical, immersive visuals and achieves a rarity in VR storytelling.

‘War Remains’ to Immerse Tribeca Attendees in the Trenches of WW1, Trailer Here

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Image courtesy MWM Immersive. Created by Flight School and Skywalker Sound, and produced by MWM Immersive, War Remains is about “throwing audience directly into an immersive memory of the First World War,” Ethan Stearns, executive producer at MWM Immersive, told Variety.

Scaling Up Immersive Tech With Blockchain

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Fully immersive six-degrees-of-freedom Virtual Reality experiences and photorealistic Mixed Reality light field holograms require exponentially more GPU compute power than traditional 2D or 3D media. The post Scaling Up Immersive Tech With Blockchain appeared first on Tech Trends.

Dreamscape Immersive Opening L.A. Flagship Location With New WEVR Experience

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Startup Dreamscape Immersive is beginning its roll-out of location-based VR entertainment beginning with a premier location at Westfield Century City in Los Angeles followed by multiple locations in 2019 at AMC Theatres. One of the physical props used in the entry room to Alien Zoo from Dreamscape Immersive during its trial run early in 2018. ” Tagged with: Dreamscape Immersive Facebook Twitter Reddit More The post Dreamscape Immersive Opening L.A.

Expert View: Immersive Technology Investment Boosting Creativity

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The growth in VR/AR sector is set to increase following a new deal between the UK Government and the Creative Industries Council (CIC) to invest £33m in immersive technologies Click To Tweet. How the UK government’s multi-million-pound investment will help the storytellers of tomorrow.

Dreamscape Immersive to Open 4 New Out-of-Home VR Venues

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Dreamscape Immersive , the location-based VR startup backed by some of the biggest companies in Hollywood, today announced it will be opening four US-based locations in addition to its flagship LA venue. News VR Arcade dreamscape dreamscape immersive

Dreamscape Immersive & Nickelodeon Partner on Location-Based VR

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The immersive free-roaming virtual experiences are the culmination of VR’s most current advanced technology, delivering arguably the most captivating and interactive adventures currently available to the public.

Eleven Eleven’s Breakthrough Approach to Immersive Storytelling

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Eleven Eleven is poised to offer audiences a thrilling immersive story that takes place over an eleven minute and eleven second countdown to an extinction level event.

Tribeca Immersive 2019 Awesome List

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The Tribeca Film Festival's Immersive Arcade delivers the best collection of VR experiences in the world

Dreamscape Immersive Debuts Group VR Experience at Westfield Mall

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Location-based VR is the culmination of everything we’ve grown to love and expect from immersive technology. Dreamscape Immersive has launched a location-based VR attraction right here in Los Angeles. Alien Zoo lets you walk, soar, and escape alien creatures with friends.

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Holoride to Offer Immersive in-car VR Experience to the Public This Month

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Shadow Legend Review: An Immersive VR RPG Overflowing With Interactivity

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There are a few great VR RPGs available out there from the fantastically immersive The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR to the wonderfully puzzle-filled dungeon crawling of The Mage’s Tale and more. It’s extremely immersive and works great.

The Yang and the Yin of Immersive Storytelling with Oculus’ Yelena Rachitsky

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The future of VR storytelling will be immersive and interactive. The boundaries between what is a game and what is an immersive story will continue to be blurred, but Rachitsky looks at the center of gravity of an experience. It's a metaphor of a potential immersive future.