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Metaverse - Augmented Reality for Everyone

Metaverse - Augmented Reality for Everyone | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Discover and interact with characters (called Interactive Experiences) or build simple Interactive Experiences for others to discover.

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Augmentd Reality - download the app and try it for yourself
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 22, 11:52 AM

This looks like a great way to create an augmented reality treasure hunt activity or tour. Great free app, but sadly only on iOS at present.

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Teachers and Copyright - Copyright Decision Tool - Council of Ministers of Education Canada

Teachers and Copyright - Copyright Decision Tool - Council of Ministers of Education Canada | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
" The Copyright Decision Tool helps teachers decide whether they can use print materials, artistic works or audiovisual materials without getting copyright permission. 

 Teachers! Thinking of using a copyright-protected work? Find out if you have permission."

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Judih Weinstein Haggai's curator insight, November 20, 6:42 AM
A very useful tool. In general, classroom use seems to be okay as is LMS
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Comic Relief looking to immersive VR future

Comic Relief looking to immersive VR future | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
CTO Zenon Hannick is looking to a future where micropayment donations are made within a VR experience
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Virtual Reality and online payments
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How HoloLens is helping Nasa design the next Mars rover - BBC News

How HoloLens is helping Nasa design the next Mars rover - BBC News | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Nasa has teamed up with Microsoft to help scientists collaborate on Mars research
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Pro cycling team Trek Segafredo turns to data and social media to win races and fans

Pro cycling team Trek Segafredo turns to data and social media to win races and fans | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Understanding and using data is the sign of a true champion
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Tech and data used to improve cyclists performance
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Euro 2016: Top 10 football technologies we want to see to improve the beautiful game

Euro 2016: Top 10 football technologies we want to see to improve the beautiful game | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
As UEFA 2016 kicks off we examine the tech we'd love to see by the next tournament
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Five ways the IoT will change your life

Five ways the IoT will change your life | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
The IoT is the key to bridging the gap between the real and virtual worlds
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How to stay digital after you die - BBC News

How to stay digital after you die - BBC News | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Every day we generate huge amounts of data - but what happens to it after death?
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Smart homes to aid aged

Smart homes to aid aged | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Elderly Australians will soon be reminded when to take medication and when to have a glass of water by their house, with Samsung and Deakin University launching a smart house trial for in-home aged care.
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Recipes for the Home

Recipes for the Home | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
IFTTT puts the internet to work for you. Create simple connections between the products you use every day.
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CES 2016: Smart gadgets for all the family - and dog - BBC News

CES 2016: Smart gadgets for all the family - and dog - BBC News | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Smart cocktail makers, showers and games consoles for the family pet are all on show at the CES tech show.
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Pro sport and big data: coaches may be more in favour than athletes

Pro sport and big data: coaches may be more in favour than athletes | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Professional sport is still working out how to tackle big data and understand how technology can assist elite athletes, according to top-level sports sports ...
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Digital homes: How app and device use will transform houses in the next five years

Digital homes: How app and device use will transform houses in the next five years | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
App use is predicted to "explode" as internet connectivity is built into everything from white goods to lighting.
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Devices in the home

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Virtual Reality: 15 things you should know about the world changing Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality: 15 things you should know about the world changing Virtual Reality | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Educational field is growing day by day in the virtual world. Big companies like Google are trying to spread the benefit of the use of VR in many schools.
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Virtual Reality
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Apple building Google Glass-style AR specs to link with iPhone

Apple building Google Glass-style AR specs to link with iPhone | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Report suggests new tech being built
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AR glasses to work with Iphone
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The augmented reality apps helping to decorate your home - BBC News

The augmented reality apps helping to decorate your home - BBC News | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the latest tech to help you decorate your home.
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AR helps decorate the home
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Kickass Torrents goes down after arrest of Ukrainian allegedly behind the service

Kickass Torrents goes down after arrest of Ukrainian allegedly behind the service | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
File-sharing site distributed $1bn worth of copyrighted material, says Department of Justice
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The Internet of Things: 10 Useful Products You Must Try in 2016

The Internet of Things: 10 Useful Products You Must Try in 2016 | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is ramping up in 2016, but what does that mean exactly? How do you personally benefit from the Internet of Things? Here are a few useful products to illustrate.

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In Ear Language Translator by Waverly Labs

Wearable technology that gives you the ability to have conversations with people speaking other languages

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wearables to help quality of life - lots of different applications
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iTWire - The value of a wearable is in the data it collects

iTWire - The value of a wearable is in the data it collects | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Consumers bought fitness bands and smartwatches in droves, but many of those devices have ended up in sock drawers due to a broken user experience
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DO Recipes for your Home

DO Recipes for your Home | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
IFTTT puts the internet to work for you. Create simple connections between the products you use every day.
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Nest confirms its smart thermostat quietly leaked user data

Nest confirms its smart thermostat quietly leaked user data | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Princeton University recently discovered the Nest smart thermostat has quietly been leaking user location data.
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Technology risks in the home

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Technology - BBC News

Technology - BBC News | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it

Get the latest BBC Technology News: breaking news and analysis on computing, the web, blogs, games, gadgets, social media, broadband and more.

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IoT product development home runs

IoT product development home runs | IT Arts Entertainment and Leisure | Scoop.it
Running the technological bases to home plate.
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Discussion on the setting up on Internet of Things - is it easy? Frustrating? What are the issues?

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