Pioneers in film, journalism, sports and gaming talk about the potential and struggles of building a new art form from the ground up, ahead of several headset launches taking place in the coming months.
Augmented reality has become a way to engage studious people and to address learning disabilities. Because it can overlay digital content and information onto the real world, it opens up a new range of learning opportunities
Western University's new Virtual Reality Learning Center is using VR and AR to train med students.
Robert Hasel has a big idea about how to change the teaching of human anatomy for medical, dental, and health science students. Instead of getting elbow-deep in a real human corpse, he wants them to get immersed via virtual and augmented reality.
He's associate dean for simulation, immersion, and digital learning at Western University in Pomona, California, and after 12 years of figuring out how to turn an idea into a reality, this fall, the health science students at Western walked into the J and K Virtual Reality Learning Center for the first time to learn about anatomy through digital immersion and interactivity.
Computer game developers and media production professionals gathered last month in Los Angeles for the second annual Oculus Connect conference to explore the latest developments in virtual reality for the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. I was fortunate enough to be one of the attendees able to test out new experiences on the upcoming hardware, meet with developers and hear expert talks on creating content for this new medium.
Students in Melbourne Australia and Boston Massachusetts take part in the world's 1st international Minecraft cultural exchange
Immersive Education (iED) students from Boston's Saint John School (SJS) today take part in the world's 1st international Minecraft cultural exchange with iED students from Melbourne, Australia. The event takes place at 11pm GMT today (6pm Boston, 10am Melbourne) and will be featured at Openworld this weekend and upcoming Immersive Education conferences.
During the cultural exchange iED students from Australia's Wooranna Park Primary School will host iED Boston students. The students will gather virtually in both the historic Dandenong Market and prestigious Royal Society of Victoria concept spaces that were recreated in Minecraft by the Australian students this year as learning activities in theirImmersive Education club.
This past Saturday The New York Times , as part of a collaboration with Google, delivered an unusual promotional insert to more than a million subscribers receiving its weekend edition - New Zealand Herald
Watch Augmented Reality Demo with Unity3D: How augmented reality will save your life, relationships, and the planet.
Augmented Reality (AR) connects the digital and physical worlds with the human brain. The diverse and deep knowledge developers need to build these applications spans sensory perception, computer vision, physics, tracking and statistical data analysis, and more.
This video provides concrete demonstrations using the Meta platform and lessons learned from Meta engineers.
Virtual reality worlds that are amazingly similar to what we saw in Star Trek are already here. Hundreds of companies are working on virtual reality hardware, software, applications and content. I expect that 2016 will be the year when we start visiting exotic lands from the comfort of our offices and living rooms.
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