VR in Education

By Leon Cych | How Virtual Reality Technology Platforms are being co-opted and used in education

AUGMENTED REALITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION – 3D VR Central – Virtual Reality News

Η χρήση της Επαυξημένης Πραγματικότητας (Augmented Reality) στην τριτοβάθμια εκπαίδευση και την εκπαίδευση ενηλίκων.<p>< source > worth a visit<p>Thanks: …

What role should VR and AI play in education?

“Computers are useless,” Picasso is said to have said. “They can only give you answers.” But what if exponential technologies — virtual reality and …

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Five Singapore schools use VR to bring education to life

A total of 400 students have been using VR to better understand some Social Studies topics since March.<p>Five primary schools in Singapore have been …

Education

Expeditions AR - Bringing the world into the classroom

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TimefireVR Hires Chief Pedagogical Officer to Focus on Education and Learning Applications within Virtual Reality Platform Hypatia

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Apr 12, 2017) - TimefireVR Inc. (<p>OTCQB:TFVR) (the "Company"), a software development company focused on virtual …

Ed access to VR growing as low-cost options expand

Dive Brief:<p>A maturing virtual reality marketplace is bringing an increasing number of cost-effective viewer and content options to the K-12 …

Kids walk the Acropolis with VR apps in class

As consumers dally with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), schools are turning to the new technology as an option to expand student …

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Lifeliqe takes Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality glasses into the classroom

Visual learning platform Lifeliqe (pronounced “life-like”), has begun piloting mixed-reality educational applications for kids using Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality smartglasses.<p>Lifeliqe is targeting its interactive 3D apps at children in grades six to 12. Lifeliqe previously launched its …

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Oculus Rift a year after launch: The state of VR

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A year after Facebook launched the modern era of virtual reality by releasing the Oculus Rift, the genre is still trying to find …

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Synchronised VR startup Sibro makes history with educational WWI experience

Sibro, a new synchronised virtual reality platform dedicated to educational content, has been launched in Liverpool following investment by local …

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HTC Announces New Education Partnerships, VR Ad Service and More for HTC Vive

HTC Corporation today announced a series of new partnerships for the HTC Vive at the start of the 2017 Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC2017). Ranging …

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Facebook Hires Apple Veteran to Run Oculus VR Hardware

Facebook Inc. has hired Michael Hillman, a 15-year veteran of Apple Inc., as head of hardware for its Oculus VR division.<p>Hillman held senior …

TSSG spin-out Immersive VR Education raises €1m investment

Waterford virtual reality (VR) start-up Immersive VR Education, which has recreated historic experiences from Apollo 11 to the Titanic, has raised …

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Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Pioneers Use of VR for Patient Care, Education and Experience

PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pediatric cardiologists at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford are developing innovative ways to use …

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Hidden Dangers Uses VR To Raise Awareness On Clean Water Shortage

Like the recently covered Mission: ISSS, virtual reality can take us to environments we normally wouldn’t be able to explore and educate us in how …

The Power of VR as an 'Empathy Machine' and Office Holodeck

Virtual reality has a long history in science fiction. From the <i>Lawnmower Man</i> to the <i>Matrix</i>, the idea of VR has inspired artists and gamers alike. But …

Dubit taps Dylan Yamada-Rice for VR research role

UK-based research firm and digital studio Dubit has hired childhood education specialist <b>Dr. Dylan Yamada-Rice</b> to fill the role of senior research …

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VR makes a big classroom impact

Dive Brief:<p>Students at Franklin Square Union Free School District in Nassau County, New York are using virtual reality to take hands-on, deep dives …

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Apple’s Next Big Thing: Augmented Reality

Tim Cook has talked up a lot of technologies since becoming Apple Inc.'s chief executive in 2011. Driverless cars. Artificial intelligence. Streaming …

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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Will Change Education

There are two technologies that have really captured the attention of educators as well as futurists. These are artificial intelligence and virtual reality. What are the implications of these new technologies in education? Quite simply they can revolutionize our educational system. The question is, …

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In dialogue with an avatar, language behavior is identical to dialogue with a human partner

In this experiment we investigate whether participants prime to the same extent with a human as with an avatar partner, and whether the magnitude of …

NASA's Kennedy Space Center Launches VR Experiences, Headset

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has launched a suite of official virtual reality (VR) experiences, as well as a new, custom-designed …

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The ‘Minecraft Effect’? Educators Hope to Move Students From VR Consumption to Creation

The image of screens strapped to students’ faces is what the future of education looks like to some, but others see it as a passing fad that …

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Looking to the Future of VR Through the Past

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Virtual Reality Is the New Reality

Excitement around virtual reality has triggered a new revolution in the global market. Interestingly, India is at the forefront of exploiting virtual …

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Virtual Reality Goes Beyond Field Trips

By Amy BrownSimulation challenge looks to prepare students for the modern workforce.

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Fitness meets virtual reality

There’s always a list of excuses to miss an outdoor workout session, isn’t there? From poor weather conditions to boring solo workouts, we quickly …

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Watch and learn – virtual reality and careers education

Connecting students to experiences and expertise that they would otherwise not have access to is one way technology can be used to address …

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