Augmented Reality in Education

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Google opens Expeditions VR education app to the public

Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives for it has been in education markets through its Google Expeditions program, which allows students to get in the center of 360 photos and 3D scenes …

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Two USC seniors walked into Sequoia Capital with a prototype made out of a fishbowl and landed $1.5 million

Most college kids around their senior year look for internships or a killer beach house for the summer.<p>Not the founders of Mira. As their fourth year at the Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy at USC approached, they were working on prototypes and seeking funding for a new device that they hoped …

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​An Augmented Reality Library Comes to Life for Aspiring Teachers at UT San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio has more than 2 million titles in its library system, and lately it’s been building a collection that most …

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School of Mines lands grant to bring augmented reality to classrooms

<b>RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) -</b> The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has been given a grant to help bring augmented or mixed reality into …

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Five Augmented Reality Experiences That Bring Museum Exhibits to Life

Imagine being surrounded by a world of ghosts, things that aren’t there unless you look hard enough, and in the right way. With augmented reality …

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5 Tools for Augmented Reality App Development

This column is authored by Harnil Oza, CEO of Hyperlink Infosystem<p>The Augmented Reality technology upgrades our real world by adding a digital layer …

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This app uses augmented reality to turn your smartphone into a ruler

One resourceful company is reinventing the ruler. Creative collective Laan Labs has developed a nifty mobile app that relies on augmented reality technology to turn your smartphone into a legitimate measuring device.<p>To accomplish this, AR Measure factors in the distance between various points in 3D …

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NEW! Castorama Creates Storytelling Wallpaper For Ever-Changing Bedtime Stories

To be a kid again. Castorama created "Magic Wallpaper" that actually comes to life with help from a tablet or smartphone. Characters on a child's …

Storytelling

Google has exciting new plans for Augmented Reality

Virtual reality might be generating the headlines in the PC and mobile spaces, but augmented reality is an equally, if not more, exciting prospect that’s also gaining a foothold in the here and now. At Google I/O 2017, Clay Bavor, Google’s Vice President of Virtual Reality, outlined some of the new …

15 Fidget Toys That Will Change Your Life

Yeah.<p>Posted on May 06, 2017, 23:31 GMT<p>This unassuming little vinyl cube raised over 6 million dollars on Kickstarter, and isn't slowing down any time soon. Just try not to use the clicking functions in class (or meetings, if you work at BuzzFeed and want people to like you).<p>Beware of imitators: The …

Try Augmented Reality with Creo 4.0

Bring your 3D CAD models into real-world environments<p>Ready to start bringing designs alive with augmented reality? Now you can try this …

Infographic - Virtual Reality Surging Into the Classroom

Virtual Reality is being used in classrooms now more than ever. One quarter of the schools are already using VR, and this number is continuing to …

Educational VR Map Toys : vr viewers

Making use of VR viewers in order to offer kids a more immersive means of learning, the 'WorldMapPortal' is a virtual piece of equipment that makes …

This AR-enhanced globe would be a fun addition to any iPad-equipped classroom

Geography is cool, whatever the kids say. In fact, the only thing cooler is augmented reality. So what if I told you there was a gadget that combined these two cool things into one?! It’s called the Orboot, and it actually looks like it would be a lot of fun, provided your classroom is nice enough …

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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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Virtual Reality App 'Art Plunge' Takes You Inside Your Favorite Paintings

A new app will let you dive headlong into the enigma that is the <i>Mona Lisa</i>. Art Plunge is a virtual reality gallery that allows users to get an …

Augmented Reality and Learning in Museums

When I read Camillia Matuk’s The Learning Affordances of Augmented Reality For Museum Exhibits on Human Health, I knew I wanted to speak with her …

Here's What One Gym Class Looks Like In 2017

The Interactive Gym, the latest project from the Canadian tech company SAGA, takes the traditional idea of gym class and adds a layer of augmented …

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Augmented Reality App for Parkinson Disease

This Medical News article discusses new technology to assist PD patients with daily movements.

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Future Personalized Learning Systems at a Crossroads: Augmented Reality or Virtual Reality?

Technology-enabled personalized learning systems continue to capture the imaginations of educators, and for good reason. The promise of tailored …

AR/VR in EDU

Augmented Reality in eLearning or Online Training

<b>Augmented Reality – sounds like high-tech si-fi phenomenon. Isn’t it?</b><p>Every new invention takes its place in our daily lives giving us a similar …

Augmented reality sandbox gives Bay Middle School students a unique perspective of Earth

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio - Visitors to the eighth-grade science classroom at Bay Middle School might be surprised to find what looks like a sandbox on …

The Future of Classroom Technology

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<i>Hidden Figures</i>, a movie recently released about the three African-American women who were instrumental in the John Glen’s historic orbit around the …

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Augmented Reality Brings STEM Heroes to Life - Alice Bonasio

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>HoloLamp debuted its augmented reality projector system today at CES 2017, the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas …

Behold Vergethulhu, my augmented reality Play-Doh creation

I am, to put it kindly, not great with visual art. But the beauty of kids’ toys is that nobody expects you to be. So I don’t feel completely awful about my latest creation: a little animal I’ve dubbed Vergethulhu. In addition to being our site’s new mascot pending editorial approval, Vergethulhu is …

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BBC's 'Planet Earth' team is making a mini VR nature series

While the BBC is respected for its varied slate of programming, its nature documentaries are deservedly elevated above the rest. The corporation's second <i>Planet Earth</i> series recently broke viewing records in the UK and will debut in the US, but it's also been working on a new project that will bring …