3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
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3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
Curated by David W. Deeds
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Is Google working on a Glass-like headset with holographic display?

Is Google working on a Glass-like headset with holographic display? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The purported headset would create an augmented reality experience that would be more immersive and involving with a wider field of view.
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Hopefully one that's cheaper than Glass was?? ;)

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A 3-D Printer Is Modified To Print Gardens

A 3-D Printer Is Modified To Print Gardens | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
This printer produces a mixture of soil and seeds for a live, growing garden.
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You've gotta admit this is pretty cool! ;)

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Experience is the New Learning

Experience is the New Learning | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Virtual reality: The new learning.
http://t.co/oAzN8vackj
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Geeky-cool stuff!
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Researchers use augmented reality to turn coloring books into 3-D experience

Researchers use augmented reality to turn coloring books into 3-D experience | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A coloring book and a box of crayons may give kids an early opportunity for creative expression but, next to TV and video games, coloring can sometimes seem unexciting.
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And what did you do in school today? ;)

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Experience History Through Augmented Reality

The Alpena Public Library held a special demonstration Wednesday introducing a new way to learn more about our area's rich culture and history.
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Now here's some great technology integration! 

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Virtual Reality takes Fans on the Field

Virtual Reality is changing the way fans watch football, and play video games. See how this evolving landscape in fan interaction will change the NFL ...
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We're getting there! 

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Irish maths professor argues that computer games like Minecraft help students

Irish maths professor argues that computer games like Minecraft help students | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
An Irish mathematics professor has argued that computer games like Minecraft in the classroom will benefit students.
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Tell us something we didn't already know! ;)

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If you know a Minecraft fan, this will blow their minds

If you know a Minecraft fan, this will blow their minds | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We know it sounds like click-bait, but this really is amazing! Someone's built the whole of Ventnor Seafront out of life-sized 1m blocks, in Minecraft.
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It does indeed blow my mind. ;)

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The first 3D-printed pill opens up a world of downloadable medicine

The first 3D-printed pill opens up a world of downloadable medicine | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Now that the US has approved a 3D-printed drug, pharmaceuticals companies in the UK are hoping their patents will be next – from the pyramid-shaped pill-makers to the man who has done for drugs what Apple did for music...
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Now this is interesting! ;)

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2015 NMC Summer Conference

2015 NMC Summer Conference | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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The 2015 NMC Summer Conference is in full swing! 

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Student Designs 3D-Printed Crab Robot

Student Designs 3D-Printed Crab Robot | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We frequently report on developments in the field of robotics when they involve 3D printing. The latest and, arguably, one of the more unique projects comes fro

Via Brittney
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More great 3D-printed goodies! 

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Carnegie Mellon University Student Designs 3D Printed Crab Robot http://3dprint.com/64975/3d-printed-crab-robot/

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Virtual Reality To Help In Patient Rehabilitation

Virtual Reality To Help In Patient Rehabilitation | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality will help patients; companies are now moving towards exploring the applications of VR in medicine and the results seem promising.
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What can't VR do? ;)

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GoPro and Google partnering to make VR videos

GoPro and Google partnering to make VR videos | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
GoPro and Google jump into virtual reality video together.
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Now this is geeky-cool stuff! 

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Augmented Reality Report Predicts 88% Growth Over 5 Years

Augmented Reality Report Predicts 88% Growth Over 5 Years | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Augmented Reality Report Predicts 88% Growth Over 5 Years VRFocus This though has changed, according to WhaTech, with the publication of the Global Augmented Reality Market 2015-2019 report which declares that Augmented Reality is to enjoy an 88%...
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Wow, almost 100! ;)

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The Man Who Created Second Life Thinks We Can Make an Earth-Sized Virtual World

The Man Who Created Second Life Thinks We Can Make an Earth-Sized Virtual World | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Over 10 years ago, a digital experiment called Second Life launched, and excitement surged about the idea of interacting in online…
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Interview with Philip Rosedale!
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Augmented or Virtual? How do you like your reality?

Augmented or Virtual? How do you like your reality? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Understanding the difference between augmented reality and virtual reality is the first step in preparing for an inevitable mobile and virtual future.
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How do YOU like your reality?? ;)

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Amazing 3D Laser Printer!

David W. Deeds's insight:

This is the geeky-coolest thing I've seen...in at least a week. ;)

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3D Printing for Idiots/Beginners, a New Series

A new series for 3d printing.
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Well, let's say "beginners," not "idiots." ;)

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Minecraft's Windows 10 Edition Playable in Oculus Rift by 2016

Minecraft's Windows 10 Edition Playable in Oculus Rift by 2016 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Oculus Virtual Reality co-founder, Palmer Luckey recently announced the Windows 10 Edition of Minecraft will soon be headed to Oculus Rift by Q1 2016.
David W. Deeds's insight:

This is geeky-cool stuff! Gotta get another Oculus Rift! ;)

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Will HP Buy Stratasys?

Will HP Buy Stratasys? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Are rumors about HP buying Stratasys true? Will HP buy its way through 3D printing
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And is this good or bad? ;)

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3D printing: A disability revolution?

3D printing: A disability revolution? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Nikki Fox looks at how 3D printing could potentially revolutionise the lives of disabled people.
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This is great stuff! 

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NMC Horizon Report > 2015 K-12 Edition

NMC Horizon Report > 2015 K-12 Edition | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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It's here! Get your free copy today! 

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Virtual Reality Goggles that Feel More Like Glasses

Virtual Reality Goggles that Feel More Like Glasses more:http://www.psfk.com/2015/06/virtual-reality-goggles-weigh-four-ounces-dlodlo-vr-goggles.html.
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They'll be fashion accessories soon. ;)

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Girl shows off her 3D-printed hand

Baylee Abbott shows her 3D printed hand Little Baylee, 11, tells in a heartwarming video how the new bionic hand means she can pick up a tennis racket for the ...
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Now this is geeky-cool stuff! 

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Spongebob Squarepants Experience Created with Oculus Rift

Spongebob Squarepants Experience Created with Oculus Rift | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
VRFocus reports on the launch of a new Spongebob Squarepants theme park attraction, developed utilising the Oculus Rift head-mounted display.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Sure, why not? ;)

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