AR, VR & QR

By Digital Learning | A collection of articles on using augmented reality, virtual reality and QR codes in education.

20 Best VR Apps for Google Cardboard

Cardboard is the simplest and most affordable way to try virtual reality today. There’s already so much content for Android devices (it works on …

The Potential of Virtual Reality

Many educators, including myself, routinely talk about the need for innovation in education. If we continue to employ the same type of thinking then …

Samsung VR Eduthon Banks On ‘Seeing Is Believing’ Technology For Effective Learning

Samsung is bringing virtual reality into the classroom to promote a better and more advanced way of learning for students via its latest venture, the …

VR Health: Technology That Helps Doctors Treat Patients

<b>Virtual reality headsets are helping healthcare professionals prepare for complicated surgeries and deliver personalized, immersive rehabilitation</b> …

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Seeing Is Believing – Google Launches Educational VR Initiative

If you’re a teacher keen to explore the educational potential of virtual reality, then good news – the ‘Google Expeditions Pioneer Programme’ is …

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Reader Idea | New York Times Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Using virtual reality, or VR, in the classroom can help students learn about the world in a powerful new way, says <b>Cayne Letizia</b>.<p>In this series of lessons, he uses Times VR reporting as a way to hook students on stories about everything from the refugee crisis to life on Pluto to the secret …

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Five Ethical Considerations For Using Virtual Reality with Children and Adolescents

The tragic events of Sept. 11 live in the American mind as a series of jarring television images: the second plane striking, the billowing smoke, the …

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Virtual Reality Classrooms Another Way Chinese Kids Gain an Edge - Bloomberg

Deep within a building shaped like the Starship Enterprise, a little-known Chinese company is working on the future of education. Vast banks of …

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Augmented Reality

• Invited audience members <b>will follow you</b> as you navigate and present<br>• People invited to a presentation <b>do not need a Prezi account</b><br>• This link expires <b>10</b> …

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How augmented reality enhances the classroom — even without technology

Several years ago, I made one of those foolish Dad choices. Despite my wife’s better judgement, I let my six- and seven-year-old sons watch <i>Men in</i> …

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Augmented Reality

If you have never played with Augmented Reality please take some time and work your way through this page. If you have kids, friends, family members …

Mixed Reality

5 Apps to Use with Google Cardboard

Have you tried Google Cardboard in your classroom? This super inexpensive (under $10!) tool lets students explore virtual reality straight from your …

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Twitter pushing into AR and VR via new hire with Apple background

Twitter dancing in front of your eyes. Makes sense, doesn't it?<p>After embedding 360-degree NBA videos earlier this month, Twitter might soon be going a lot deeper with its future explorations in virtual and augmented reality. Alessandro Sabatelli, a former Apple designer, was recently hired by …

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Here One earbuds bring augmented reality to your music

A few months ago, we reviewed the Here active listening system by Doppler Labs. If you’re not familiar, they are a pair of earbuds that could tune out specific sounds from your world (like a wailing baby), or help you tune <i>into</i> other ones (like the bass guitar at a live concert).<p>That made for an …

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Magic Leap's hotly anticipated 'mixed reality' device could be here sooner than you think

Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz announced Thursday at the Business Wired Conference that the secretive company will begin production of its "mixed reality headset" this summer.<p>"I won't tell you when we are shipping, but I will tell you we are turning on the first production line in our factory …

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HBO and Discovery make major investment in virtual reality

With OTOY, the networks will "map out the future of entertainment."<p>Virtual reality isn't just seeing a revival when it comes to gaming, immersive content is taking root in journalism, movies and television as well. In fact, two networks made an investment in a virtual and augmented reality company …

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Virtual reality is finally here

Virtual reality, freshman applied engineering Michael Nelson said, “truly feels like you are in a different world.”<p>“You put the goggles on,” he said, …

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Inside Google’s Plan to Make VR Amazing for Absolutely, Positively Everyone

In late 2013, Clay Bavor began experimenting with teleportation. He paired an Oculus Rift headset to a robotic arm, upon which he mounted a couple of …

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How to Use Augmented Reality To Transform Your Classroom

Augmented Reality is changing education. What started out as something that was simply “cool” has become a way to engage learners like never …

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The Power of 360 Cameras for Virtual Field Trips & More

Recently, I have been looking in to the potential of 360 degree cameras and how they might be used in classrooms to help enhance teaching and …

5 Steps to Get Started With Google Cardboard VR Viewer in Your Classroom

At About $15 per ‘headset’, Google Cardboard Provides an Inexpensive Intro to Virtual Reality, Bringing Learning to Life in Your ClassroomTwo related …

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How to create 360° images with Google Street View App

How to create 360° images with Google Street View App (and share with others) 1 Click here to view this image in 360° 1 Sylvia Duckworth …

10 iPhone Apps to Explore Virtual Reality with Google Cardboard

Photo from nytimes.com <br>CardboardCardboard puts virtual reality on your iPhone. The Google Cardboard app helps you set up a Cardboard viewer and …

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How augmented reality can contribute to education

Ever wondered how education could be changed from a boring classroom scene into a more lively experience that will engage and empower the human …

British Museum offers virtual reality tour of Bronze Age

The British Museum is running a trial of virtual reality technology with a view to offering it as a permanent tool to explore its collection.<p>Families will be invited to navigate a virtual reality Bronze Age roundhouse and interact with 3D scans of objects.<p>In June, London's Natural History Museum …