Dave Green

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Virtual reality Rembrandt, Degas and the Temple of Dendur

<b>Felice Grodin: Invasive Species (Miami)</b><p>While it may be best known for sun, sand and outlandish headlines, South Florida has quietly become a hub for …

Virtual Reality

Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Field Trips?

When I lived in Northwest Arkansas, one of my favorite things to do was visit Crystal Bridges, possibly the finest museum of American art in the world. I would always linger for a minute next to Charles Wilson Peale’s massive portrait of George Washington. It is a striking work of art. President …

George Washington

3D Scans Help Preserve History, But Who Should Own Them?

War, natural disasters and climate change are destroying some of the world's most precious cultural sites. Google is trying to help preserve these archaeological wonders by allowing users access to 3D images of these treasures through its site.<p>But the project is raising questions about Google's …

Archaeology

Jumping out of a virtual plane is perfect for those who can't or won't skydive IRL

I've never quite got round to throwing myself out of a plane. Somehow, I wake up every day and find something marginally less terrifying to do with …

Why isn't VR more popular?

<b>Despite every year since 1994 being "the year of VR", it hasn't reached the mass market yet. Will it ever?</b>• Virtual Reality<br>• AR<br>• VR<br>• headsets

Are China's theme parks the answer to VR's money troubles?

After the giddy days of 2014, when Facebook acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion and we were all on the brink of a glorious, virtual future, all has …

Google Open Heritage Lets You Explore Endangered Historic Sites in VR - ExtremeTech

By on April 18, 2018 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Everyone’s interested in creating …

Now you can visit world heritage sites in virtual reality

It’s not quite the same as being there, but now anyone with a web connection or a virtual reality headset can visit some of the world’s most celebrated heritage sites — without leaving home. Depicting famous locations through VR may also help preserve site records or even aid in reconstruction if …

Virtual Reality

Augmented Reality Is Transforming Museums

New York’s Museum of Modern Art is under siege. Well, a virtual siege, at least. A group of renegade artists has co-opted the brightly-lit Jackson …

Augmented Reality Lets You Hang Priceless Artworks in Your Home

A Picasso for the man cave — why not? Apple and Artsy have an app for you.<p>We all know of the novelties of virtual reality. Just strap this screen to …

Aiming to Boost Audience Engagement Through Technology, Knight Foundation Gives Nearly $1 M. to Eight U.S. Museums

The initiative will fund staff positions at the institutions. Read MoreThe post Aiming to Boost Audience Engagement Through Technology, Knight …

What are the Legal Issues That Stare at Augmented/Virtual Reality?

VR/AR presents many challenges to the existing doctrines and policies which need to be examined closely to adapt to changing times<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In 2016, a major …

How do you do Community Engagement

Community Engagement is a commitment. Often organizations need to go through stages to improve their engagement with patrons. At the lowest level of …

Using Minecraft to help teach history a hit with Rockhampton students

Minecraft, one of the world's most popular video games, is being used as an educational tool at a Rockhampton school.<p>Year 8 students at Emmaus …

EXCHANGE: Educators weave technology into curriculum

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) - The days of chalkboards and textbooks may be fading, but educators say students are experiencing more than ever …

Game-Based Learning with Google

Motivate and Engage Students with Game-Based Learning<p>and Google<p>Games are a huge motivator for kids, whether they’re reviewing a topic, taking a …

How is augmented reality improving customer experience?

Ears pricked up when Apple CEO Tim Cook told analysts during a fourth-quarter earnings call: “AR is going to change everything.”<p>It is becoming …

A Boston Museum Is Using AR To Show Stolen Works

Cuseum is giving visitors at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum a chance to see paintings that were stolen almost 30 years ago

A virtual reality tour takes you through the great Buddhist shrine that once existed in Amaravati

According to the British Museum, it was one of the most important Buddhist monuments in the world.<p>Take a virtual tour of the Great Shrine of …

Virtual Reality

BBC launches Civilisations AR, its first augmented reality app

The BBC has launched its first augmented reality app, <i>Civilisations AR</i>, developed together with film and interactive studio Nexus. It is released in …

News: BBC Brings Ancient Artifacts into Your Living Room with Augmented Reality App for iOS & Android

According to Indiana Jones, certain things belong in museums, but, thanks to augmented reality, you can now see some of the ancient treasures of the …

Augmented Reality

You can now virtually visit the British Museum's Harry Potter exhibit with some flue powder and a computer

If technology is a type of magic (and it is in a way), then one corner of the internet has just turned into a part of the wizarding world.<p><i>Harry</i> …

Harry Potter

Virtual archaeology: how we achieved the first long-distance reconstruction of a cultural artefact

The epic of Atrahasis is one of the most significant pieces of ancient Babylonian literature. It describes a creation myth, a great flood and the …

British Museum

“MR Museum in Kyoto” provides unique insight into centuries-old Japanese artwork

A holographic version of Kennin-ji monk Shundo Asano guides visitors through The Folding Screen of Fujin and Raijin (Wind God and Thunder God …

Augmented Reality

Ancient Sculptures Return to Mosul as Digitally Reconstructed Replicas

Submillimeter 3D scanning produces precise copies of Assyrian statues Photo: Factum Foundation for Digital Technology in Conservation Photo: Factum …

Virtual Reality tours go to the next level

Ever wanted to visit Egypt’s Pyramids but never had the chance? Well now you can do the next best thing and go on a virtual reality tour of the inside of the Great Pyramid of Giza.<p>Using 3D technology the Scan Pyramids Project team allows visitors wearing headsets to explore the Queens Gallery and …

Virtual Reality

HoloLens adds mixed reality to a Japanese national treasure

One of the best ways to give centuries-old artifacts a modern touch is mixed reality. The technology allows you to add interesting elements to any object without actually touching or altering it in any way. Microsoft, for instance, has helped Tokyo-based mixed reality lab hakuhodo-VRAR turn a …

Augmented Reality

Holograms Might Become a Big Part of Your Life Sooner Than You Think

Companies are developing augmented reality technology they hope will be used by everyone from soccer players to your doctor.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>From where I'm standing, I can see Tom twice. The broad-shouldered sales manager is standing next to me, beaming as he watches …

Why is Occlusion in Augmented Reality So Hard?

“Occlusion” means hiding virtual objects behind real things.<p>One of the biggest and most elusive pieces of the augmented reality puzzle is occlusion. …

Grabbing Virtual Objects with the HaptX Glove (Formerly AxonVR)

Jake RubinThe HaptX Glove that was shown at Sundance was one of the most convincing haptics experiences that I’ve had in VR. While it was still …