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Opensimulator Community Conference 2013 – Streaming

Opensimulator Community Conference 2013 – Streaming | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

OpenSimulator Community Conference, September 7th and 8th! Streaming link is here.

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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.
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Vive Focus Hands-on Video Emerges from China

Vive Focus Hands-on Video Emerges from China | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Vive Focus, the first consumer-available standalone headset with six-degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) positional tracking, has officially launched in China. While HTC isn’t shipping Vive Focus outside the country, fresh reports of the headset’s tracking capability seem to be promising. Richard Lai, Engadget China’s Senior Editor-in-Chief, got a chance to go hands-on with Vive Focus recently, saying the headset’s ‘World Scale’ …
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New LEGO Augmented Reality App Is The Best Open-World LEGO Video Game

New LEGO Augmented Reality App Is The Best Open-World LEGO Video Game | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
LEGO just released an impressive new AR app and it could revolutionise how children play with bricks in the same way Pokemon Go did for catching monsters.
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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 15, 12:08 PM
LEGO just released an impressive new AR app and it could revolutionise how children play with bricks in the same way Pokemon Go did for catching monsters.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

https://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=LEGO

 

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This 6-Foot, 330-Pound Robot May One Day Save Your Life

This 6-Foot, 330-Pound Robot May One Day Save Your Life | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Meet Atlas, the Pentagon’s 6'2", 330-pound humanitarian robot. He was designed to save lives in disaster zones.
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Can Song-Loving Robots Help Save Whales From Ships?

Can Song-Loving Robots Help Save Whales From Ships? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Saving whales from deadly encounters with ships has — so far — proven to be a problem scientists aren't sure how to handle. But one entrepreneur is trying to
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MakeX announces the first 3D-printing backpack

MakeX announces the first 3D-printing backpack | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In the year 2020, when the Earth is overrun by aliens, it will be mandated by the Galactic Council of Extraterrestrial Life that all children must walk around..
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A Free-Falling Camera Robot for Filming Skydivers

A Free-Falling Camera Robot for Filming Skydivers | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
This skydiving robot can track humans in freefall and keep them on camera
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OpenSimulator Community Conference: Last Day Dec. 10!

OpenSimulator Community Conference: Last Day Dec. 10! | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
REGISTER NOW! OpenSimulator Community Conference - Dec 9-10, 2017 Hypergrid Address: /span> Lyr Lobo Spiff Whitfield Virtually Human
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These ‘soft robots’ are set to narrow the gap between man and machine

These ‘soft robots’ are set to narrow the gap between man and machine | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Researchers from MIT CSAIL and Harvard’s Wyss have implemented the art of Origami in Soft Robotics to provide a strong and flexible skeleton to the structure.
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Opensimulator Community Conference 2017 

Opensimulator Community Conference 2017  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
REGISTER NOW! OpenSimulator Community Conference - Dec 9-10, 2017 Hypergrid Address: /span> Lyr Lobo Spiff Whitfield Virtually Human
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Oculus Offers Comprehensive List of VR GPUs Meeting Recommended and Minimum Specs

Oculus Offers Comprehensive List of VR GPUs Meeting Recommended and Minimum Specs | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
With so many choices for graphics cards out there, it’s hard to know exactly what you should buy to outfit your next VR-ready PC. To make things a little easier, Oculus recently published a list of GPUs that meet minimum specs, and a more comprehensive list of recommended GPUs so you can have what the company …
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In Miami, It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s ... a Flock of Drones?

In Miami, It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s ... a Flock of Drones? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A computer algorithm will result in “a flocking behavior that mimics what you can see in real birds in the sky, or fish in the sea” at Art Basel Miami Beach.
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RPG Maker MV | Make Your Own Video Games!

RPG Maker MV | Make Your Own Video Games! | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Check out all of the amazing features of RPG Maker MV!
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LOTs of problems with license keys...but we're finally ready to go! 

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Robots in Education: What’s Here and What’s Coming

Robots in Education: What’s Here and What’s Coming | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Between self-driving cars and hoverboards, futuristic technology seems closer than ever. Nowhere is this more of a reality than in the field of robotics.
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'YouTube VR' 360 Videos!

'YouTube VR' 360 Videos! | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
It’s been a long while coming, but Google has finally launched a YouTube VR app on PC. The app is now available on Steam, officially for the Vive (but also functional with Rift and Windows VR headsets). Google expects YouTube VR to remain in Early Access through 2018 as they continue to develop it based on feedback. …
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This VR exhibit lets you connect with the human side of war

This VR exhibit lets you connect with the human side of war | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A pioneering photojournalist hopes VR can restore war photography’s dramatic power to influence and inform us.
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How a Dorm Room Minecraft Scam Brought Down the Internet

How a Dorm Room Minecraft Scam Brought Down the Internet | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The DDoS attack that crippled the internet last fall wasn't the work of a nation-state. It was three college kids working a Minecraft hustle.
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Why (most) future robots won’t look like robots

Why (most) future robots won’t look like robots | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A future robot’s body could combine soft actuators and stiff structure, with distributed computation throughout --- an example of the new material
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Presenters's curator insight, December 13, 6:30 AM
Interesante artículo en el que se proponen nuevas formas a la concepción clásica del robot. Como dicen investigadores de la Oregon State University, los nuevos robots se integrarán en nuestra vida diaria de diferentes formas que no se asemejarán a humanoides, como en las suelas de los zapatos ajustando la dureza, por ejemplo. 
Artículo en el que se plantean elementos a tener en cuenta e importantes para el futuro.
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The Wide-Eyed Robot Teaching Deaf Children to Communicate

The Wide-Eyed Robot Teaching Deaf Children to Communicate | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The story behind the cute little robot that's helping deaf children practice their communication.
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11 Amazing Locations We Can't Wait To Explore In Fallout 4 VR

11 Amazing Locations We Can't Wait To Explore In Fallout 4 VR | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Fallout 4 VR is set to release next week, so we made a list of places we can't wait to explore.
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Time to put my NVIDIA card to the test. ;)

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Google expands its 3D objects pipeline for AR/VR with the Poly API

Google expands its 3D objects pipeline for AR/VR with the Poly API | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Though Google's early efforts in VR and AR may not have reached the average Android user, as the company scales its vision for what augmented and virtual..
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The Father of Virtual Reality Is Back With a New Book

The Father of Virtual Reality Is Back With a New Book | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Lanier may not have sired the term "virtual reality," but he's one hell of a father figure.
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Opensimulator Community Conference 2017 

Opensimulator Community Conference 2017  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
REGISTER NOW! OpenSimulator Community Conference - Dec 9-10, 2017 Hypergrid Address: /span> Lyr Lobo Spiff Whitfield Virtually Human 3DLES
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Don't forget the OpenSimulator Community Conference! Hypergrid address is http://cc.opensimulator.org:8002/

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Insights on VR Accessibility Design

Insights on VR Accessibility Design | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Disability Visibility Project recently published a report that highlights the accessibility issues relating to VR users with disabilities. This follows a survey created by Disability Visibility Project founder Alice Wong in partnership with Lucasfilm’s ILMxLab, which covered user experiences, accessibility issues, and ideas about VR for people with disabilities. 79 VR users with disabilities …
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Breakaway support material for dual extrusion

Breakaway support material for dual extrusion | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Fast and easy to remove, Breakaway support material provides fast, quality results when printing with prototyping materials like ABS, Nylon, PLA, CPE, and CPE+.
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No more x-acto knives and sandpaper! ;)

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World Robot Olympiad Egypt

World Robot Olympiad Egypt | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

The World Robot Olympiad (WRO)  is a global robotics competition for students between the ages of seven (7) and twenty one (21). It brings people together from all over the world to develop their creativity and problem-solving skills through challenging and educational robot competition.

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We're in for the next international competition! 

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