AR, VR & QR

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

​The 10 Best AR Apps for Classrooms Using Apple’s New ARKit

Community<p>​The 10 Best AR Apps for Classrooms Using Apple’s New ARKit<p>By Jaime Donally     Nov 9, 2017<p>Qlone<p>The recent popularity of augmented reality …

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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 …

Chalk Is the AR App I’ve Been Waiting For

There are two kinds of people: those who have needed tech support, and those who constantly give it over the phone to their friends and families. …

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Using Augmented Reality to Learn Nouns and Verbs

Metaverse is a great platform for creating your own augmented reality games and activities. Through the Metaverse Studio anyone can program an …

9 cool AR apps you should download to try out iOS 11’s ARKit

Since it was first announced at WWDC, Apple’s ARKit has been open to developers to get a feel for the new platform. Now that iOS 11 is finally here, ARKit is available for anyone with an iPhone 6S or later, the iPad Pro, and the latest 9.7-inch iPad. In the time between the announcement and its …

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For AI, a real-world reality check

“When you have a diverse range of future technologists, they really care that technology is being used for the good of humanity.”<p>—Fei-Fei Li Google & …

Teachers keep their lesson plans fresh with Expeditions

While most students are settling back into the classroom, teachers everywhere are thinking about how to keep their lesson plans fresh. The struggle …

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Announcing Sketchfab AR on iOS - Sketchfab Blog

Following the recent release of ARKit by Apple, I’m very excited to announce the release of Sketchfab AR on iOS. With close to 2 million 3D models to …

A Brave Bomb-Disposal Robot You Control in Virtual Reality

A robot probably isn’t coming for your job. But there are plenty of dull, dirty, and dangerous gigs out there that humanity wouldn’t mind turning …

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4 Industries That Will Benefit Most from VR/AR eLearning

There’s a lot we still don’t know about virtual and augmented reality, but one thing seems certain: it’s on the up-and-up. Sales and usage are …

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VR On A Budget – Mr P’s ICT Top 6 Free Apps And Resources

<p><strong>I’m often asked by teachers about what the next big thing in edtech is going to be. For the last few years I’ve said virtual reality and …

Teachers Explain Why VR is More Than Just a Buzzword

When I wrote about my high hopes for edtech back in August, student-created virtual reality was near the top of my list. I envisioned students …

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12 augmented reality apps students can use today

Augmented reality--a technology that uses a trigger image to superimpose digital content over a user’s view of the real world--is growing in …

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How #VR Storytelling could help schools

It might sound like I’m just jumping on the latest bandwagon in #edTech when I start writing a post on Virtual Reality in the classroom but I’m …

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Focus is key to blending virtual objects with the real world

You might remember Avegant for its unusual take on the video headset. The Glyph looked like (and doubled up as) headphone cans but worked pretty well. We called it "a wearable cinema for serious movie fans." Now, the startup is taking on a bigger challenge with Light Field, its "mixed reality …

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Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in the Classroom

<i>10MT | #29 Steven Anderson talks technology trends</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterAugmented reality and …

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A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Virtual Reality In Education

My student teachers and I have been making some initial attempts at trying out Google Cardboard with my English Language Learner students (I bought a …

Ripping Learning off the Page

Virtual reality is a powerful, low-cost, easy-to-access resource for teachers. You can create deep, meaningful learning experiences for students with …

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Augmented Reality Is Bringing The Internet To Life

In the early 90’s the World Wide Web came online and with it came most people’s introduction to the internet.<p>At first, it was just this thing that …

Virtual Reality Is Bringing These Lost Worlds Back to Life

Stuart Eve thinks that to really understand what it was like to live in the past, you have to see it for yourself. And you have to hear it and smell it, too.<p>Eve is an archaeologist working on something like a low-budget time machine. A few years ago, he made a prototype for an augmented reality app …

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The AR app for the Science classroom?

I’ve long been a fan of using augmented reality and virtual reality too. So much so I wrote a book about it (free on iBooks Store here and whilst a …

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Tim Cook Thinks Augmented Reality Could Be as Big As the iPhone

In a new interview in <i>The Independent</i>, Apple CEO Tim Cook offers a ringing endorsement of augmented reality—technology that layers digital information …

10 Reasons To Use Virtual Reality In The Classroom

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Samsung and Six Flag's New Mixed Reality Roller Coaster Ride Looks Absolutely Insane

A world’s first.<p>Samsung and Six Flags presented a handful of virtual reality coasters last year, but received little fanfare due to the excessive amount of visual stimulation—lacking reality, basically. This time, the duo are one-upping the effort with a world’s first roller coaster experience that …

How to Use Chrome to Scan QR Codes on iPads and iPhones

Let’s face it. Sometimes less is more. If one app can do the job of two or three others, then one app will often be a better choice. It takes up less …

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Augmented Reality: Transform your surroundings to learn anytime, anywhere!

With the immense popularity of games such as Pokemon Go, the concept of Augmented Reality (AR) needs no introduction. Thanks to the emergence of …

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Buffalo students unveil unusual new science technology

In one of the most rural elementary schools in the metropolitan Quad-Cities, a quiet revolution is beginning in the science curriculum.<p>On Tuesday, …