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UA students step into virtual city - Arizona Daily Wildcat

UA students step into virtual city - Arizona Daily Wildcat | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
UA students step into virtual city
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Carter began working on Virtual Harlem when he was a professor at the University of Missouri from 1996 to 1997.
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Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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VR Is a National Security Threat

VR Is a National Security Threat | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Sophisticated technologies bought and used by the good guys can be just as easily bought and used by the bad guys.

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Let's not get paranoid about this. ;)

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Honeywell developing VR for military

Honeywell developing VR for military | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

A virtual reality display panel that could replace windows in military ground vehicles is being developed by Honeywell Aerospace for DARPA.

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Virtual reality in the news! 

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Google Developing Stand-Alone Virtual-Reality Headset

Google Developing Stand-Alone Virtual-Reality Headset | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is developing a virtual-reality headset that doesn’t rely on a smartphone, computer or game console, according to people familiar with the matter. That would be a first in the rapidly evolving field.

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Doesn't need a computer? 

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Make life easier with clever 3D printed life hacks

Make life easier with clever 3D printed life hacks | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

In an attempt to prove that 3D printing is about more than creating useless clutter, Nanjing University lecturer Ding Zhou has hosted a very successful workshop for the creation of tangible life hacks, including 3D printed cutlery a special cutting...

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Yes, that's a much better way to open ramen noodles! ;)

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VR will take time to develop, predicts Facebook

VR will take time to develop, predicts Facebook | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Facebook has been credited with taking an early bet on virtual reality by acquiring startup Oculus VR for $2 billion in early 2014.

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Well, that's OK. We've got time. ;)

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Create personal avatars by scanning real people

Create personal avatars by scanning real people | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A team of researchers at the University of Southern California is working to revolutionize modern communication. Using an inexpensive 'toolkit,' the team has developed a way to create personal avatar.
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Hopefully I can PhotoShop mine about 20 pounds lighter! ;)

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Will 3D Printing Change the World?

Will 3D Printing Change the World? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Will 3D Printing Change the World? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5AZzOw7FwA&feature=youtu.be | See more about 3D Printing, Printing and Change The...

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Why, yes, and thanks for asking. ;)

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10 Forthcoming AR/Smart Glasses

10 Forthcoming AR/Smart Glasses | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Ever since Google launched its Google Glass project, the reality of wearable eyewear seems to be inevitable. Since then, developers from around the world have

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My glasses aren't nearly smart enough. ;)

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What If 3D Printing Was 100x Faster?

What If 3D Printing Was 100x Faster? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

What If 3D Printing Was 100x Faster? | Joseph DeSimone | TED Talks | See more about 3D Printing, What If and Printing.

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New 3D printer? Here's how to create your own printables

New 3D printer? Here's how to create your own printables | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Free tool Tinkercad makes it a snap for first-timers to create 3D objects for printing.

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Tinkercad is cool. I prefer the 123D line from Autodesk.

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How a 3D Printer May Have Changed Super Bowl 50

How a 3D Printer May Have Changed Super Bowl 50 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

All it takes to fix a broken arm is a plate, 12 screws, and a printer.

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Folding Virtual Reality Glasses

Folding Virtual Reality Glasses | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

virtual reality glasses - When you think virtual reality glasses, you think of something that’s incredibly cool but also bulky and difficult to carry around, and this ...

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Cool! Will have to check Taobao for these! ;)

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The inside story of Job Simulator

The inside story of Job Simulator | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Sometimes all virtual reality needs to do to blow your mind is put you in a well-polished sandbox and let you screw around. Owlchemy Labs has mastered this art, with the upcoming VR title Job Simulator.

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Wonder if I can pick up a Rift or Vive in Bangkok?? 

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Sick kids get to explore virtual reality

Sick kids get to explore virtual reality | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Specialists at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital use virtual reality (Oculus Rift) to take children beyond the hospital

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This is geeky-cool stuff! 

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Virtual reality pioneers say there is no rush to succeed

Virtual reality pioneers say there is no rush to succeed | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Virtual reality content makers gathered Wednesday to discuss the future of the immersive medium and how its success should be measured by time- not necessarily money - spent on it.

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3D printers give plastic surgery patients preview of new face

3D printers give plastic surgery patients preview of new face | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

The new technology is allowing patients to see a preview of their new faces before going under the knife

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Is this geeky-cool stuff or what?? ;)

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Oculus Rift Ready PC Systems: Pre-Order February 16th

Oculus Rift Ready PC Systems: Pre-Order February 16th | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

The new Oculus Rift ready PC systems start from $1,499 for a limited time, and includes everything that comes with the Rift system, including the Rift VR headset, sensor, remote and Xbox One controller.

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Still a bit pricey. ;)

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4 things virtual reality could change

4 things virtual reality could change | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Virtual reality will change everything from how we shop to how we consume our news.

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Just about everything, apparently. ;)

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3D-Printed Tactile Picture Books

3D-Printed Tactile Picture Books | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Tactile Picture Books Project - Professor Tom Yeh, at the University of Colorado at Boulder launched the Tactile Picture Books Project to help blind children experience stories in...

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Blind Mom Sees Baby: 3D Ultrasound

Blind Mom Sees Baby: 3D Ultrasound | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Watch Tatiana, who can't see, experience her unborn baby in a way made possible by new technology

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OK, this is easily the geeky-coolest thing I've seen all week. ;)

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AR, not VR, will spark the next cultural revolution

AR, not VR, will spark the next cultural revolution | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Augmented reality could change the world, and let you be cast you in your own movie

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Google pushes further into world of virtual reality

Google pushes further into world of virtual reality | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

New smartphone headset is expected to be similar to Samsung’s Gear VR

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Geeky-cool stuff coming up! 

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Responsive 4D-Printed Flowers

Responsive 4D-Printed Flowers | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

4d printing - While 3D printing is just beginning to infiltrate and enhance number of industries as we know them, 4D printing is also on the horizon.

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AIE World Conference: Engaging with Digital Difference

David W. Deeds' presentation for the Alliance for International Education's 2016 World Conference: "Engaging with Digital Difference." Overall conference theme…
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500+ VIEWS in one day! This one just might set a new record! ;)

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Robots 3D Print a Stainless Steel Bicycle

Robots 3D Print a Stainless Steel Bicycle | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

A student team from TU Delft in the Netherlands has designed and produced a fully functional 3D printed stainless steel bicycle. The students designed the frame of the bicycle to demonstrate the potential of a new method for 3D printing metal.

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Robots and 3D printing...doesn't get any cooler than this! ;)

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