AR, VR & QR

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

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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Virtual Reality

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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 …

Education Technology

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 …

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10 Reasons To Use Virtual Reality In The Classroom

<b>10 Reasons To Use Virtual Reality In The Classroom</b><p>by <b>Ashley McCann</b><p>Although still an emerging technology in terms of recognizing its full potential, …

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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 …

Education Technology

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 …

Augmented Reality

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, …

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) are using VR and AR for their course catalog

The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) just released their course catalog that is unlike any college catalog that I’ve ever seen. The SCAD …

Virtual Reality

How our school is using Virtual Reality to prepare pupils for a future dominated by technology 

Virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, haptic feedback; the line between these and many other technological realities is becoming blurred and they are beginning to be grouped under one umbrella term: artificial reality. But what is artificial reality and how can it be used effectively …

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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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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> …

Augmented Reality

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 …

Augmented 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 …

Virtual Reality

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

Could Twitter be working on new apps for virtual and augmented reality?<p>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. …

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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 …

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 …