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Lytro Illum camera for '3D photo-taking' announced

Lytro Illum camera for '3D photo-taking' announced | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Lytro Illum camera for '3D photo-taking' announced
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Further examples of how the pictures can be manipulated can be viewed here.
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Technically not 3D, but close enough. ;)

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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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WHO Calls Gaming Disorder an Illness. Experts Say Not So Fast

WHO Calls Gaming Disorder an Illness. Experts Say Not So Fast | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Some mental health experts have reservations about the change in the WHO’s International Classification of Diseases.
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Yeah, not so fast! ;)

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Virtual Reality College Tours with YouVisit

Virtual Reality College Tours with YouVisit | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
From Harvard and Yale to Syracuse University and the University of Kentucky, there are dozens of college campuses that now offer virtual college tours. 
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We've gotta try this next year! Of course, my students used to visit the Second Life campuses of universities back in the day! ;)

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ISTE's updated computer science standards will reflect a 'new era' of the discipline

ISTE's updated computer science standards will reflect a 'new era' of the discipline | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Educators and edtech specialists are encouraged to provide feedback on the draft of computer science standards until July.
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They're working with the CSTA...geeky-cool stuff! 

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2018 Conference Program – Serious Play Conference

2018 Conference Program – Serious Play Conference | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

The focus of the conference is exploring opportunities, challenges and the potential of game-based learning.

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Final program done....my presentation, not quite yet! ;)

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Virtual Reality Discussion Prompts for Students

Virtual Reality Discussion Prompts for Students | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
I’ve put together a list of virtual reality discussion prompts you can tailor to your classroom. If your students are using headsets with Google Expeditions, or a Google Cardboard connected app, you can have students pause to talk about what they see.
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Medical 3D printing: Discover the 3D printed heart

Medical 3D printing: Discover the 3D printed heart | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
3D printing applications in the medical industry are numerous. Do you know about 3D printed organs? Discover how the 3D printed heart is now saving lives!
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Now this is geeky-cool stuff! 

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Parrot Launches Anafi Drone, Draws Comparison's with DJI's Mavic Air

Parrot Launches Anafi Drone, Draws Comparison's with DJI's Mavic Air | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Today Parrot announced the launch of the Anafi, a portable drone that seems designed to take on DJI’s Mavic Air. The Anafi is foldable,...
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This is just what I need...a selfie drone! ;)

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The Potential of 3D Printing to Progress Global Goals 

The Potential of 3D Printing to Progress Global Goals  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Last Thursday, +SocialGood, an international community comprised of change-makers who are passionate about global innovation through collaboration, hosted a technology-focused Twitter chat about 3D printing.
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This is getting serious. ;)

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Five Googly Things Teachers Can Do This Summer by Diana Benner

Five Googly Things Teachers Can Do This Summer by Diana Benner | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
by Diana Benner

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Filomena Gomes
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Googly things? Say no more! Thanks to Filomena Gomes.

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Excellent ideas for teachers to do during the summer break. 
 
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'Ocean To Plate' Uses VR To Reveal Waste In Our Seafood Harvesting

'Ocean To Plate' Uses VR To Reveal Waste In Our Seafood Harvesting | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Share TweetExplore every step of seafood production in Daydream Impact’s latest VR documentary. More than a third of the global harvested seafood is lost or wasted on its journey to your dinner table.
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Is there anything VR can't do?? ;)

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Reconstructing the Extinct Cave Lion through 3D Printing

Reconstructing the Extinct Cave Lion through 3D Printing | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Slovak National Uprising Museum (SNP) is located in Banská Bystrica in the middle of a grassy park. The unusual building holds displays and important archival materials related to the development of Slovakia, particularly from the war years of 1938 - 1945.
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First Look at DigiLens' AR HUD Reference Headset

First Look at DigiLens' AR HUD Reference Headset | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
DigiLens, a developer of transparent waveguide display technology, is creating a reference headset aimed at wide FOV AR with hand-tracking, dubbed AR HUD. The company showed the first glimpse of the headset at AWE USA 2018. Bolstered by growing interest in wearables and augmented reality, DigiLens recently announced the closure of a $25 million Series C investment …
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AACE EdMedia Conference Coming Up! 

AACE EdMedia Conference Coming Up!  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology is an international conference, organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). This annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange  … Read more
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Less than two weeks to go! 

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ISTE | A delicate balance: Exploring the relationship between educators and edtech companies

ISTE | A delicate balance: Exploring the relationship between educators and edtech companies | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The mutually beneficial relationship between educators and tech companies has quickly become integrated into the average school day, but educators must approach those relationships with full knowledge about ethical standards that guide such interactions to stay out of hot water.
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ISTE announces new edtech evaluation platform for educators

ISTE announces new edtech evaluation platform for educators | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The tool, powered by LearnPlatform, will allow ISTE members and other educators to share their experiences with over 5,000 types of edtech.
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Lots of great stuff coming from ISTE! 

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AACE EdMedia Conference: Virtual Worlds! 

AACE EdMedia Conference: Virtual Worlds!  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology is an international conference, organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). This annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange  … Read more
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Presentation: Who Needs VR When You Have VWs? ;)

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Hands-On: 'The Big Table' – A Quirky Educational VR App That Encourages Experimentation

Hands-On: 'The Big Table' – A Quirky Educational VR App That Encourages Experimentation | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Successfully combining educational value with an entertaining, playful presentation, The Big Table is a VR laboratory that teaches many fundamental chemistry concepts, aimed at students aged 13 to 17. The app recently launched on Gear VR and Oculus Rift. The journey begins in a space shuttle, docking dramatically with a high-tech space lab, giving the …
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Robots: The Automation Juggernaut That Manufacturers Need

Robots: The Automation Juggernaut That Manufacturers Need | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
It’s a great time for cobots. The market potential seems limitless. It makes sense – these solutions give manufacturers relief from the challenges of labor and a path to the bright future of Industry 4.0.
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Cobot...I like that. ;)

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NanoMap: How uncertainty helps this drone fly

NanoMap: How uncertainty helps this drone fly | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
MIT CSAIL's NanoMap system enables drones to avoid obstacles while flying at 20 mph (32km/h)...
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Highly automated robotic warehouse can pack 50 items in five minutes

This captioned movie shows a Customer Fulfillment Center in Andover, which contains a fleet of 1,100 robots designed in-house by Ocado, that can navigate a t...
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Check this out, pretty cool! 

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Open-source tool aims to make online course creation accessible to all instructors

Open-source tool aims to make online course creation accessible to all instructors | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Developers at Penn State believe their new tool will make creating online courses easier than ever, even for the non-tech savvy.

Via EDTECH@UTRGV, Becky Roehrs, Elizabeth E Charles
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Gotta check this out! Thanks to Elizabeth E. Charles.

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EDTECH@UTRGV's curator insight, June 14, 10:27 PM

Cool!

Becky Roehrs's curator insight, June 15, 11:15 AM

It seems to do an amazing number of tasks an online instructor would need, all in one dashboard, when creating online courses

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Autonomous Robots Mounted to Drones Could 3D Print Asphalt to Fix Potholes Overnight

Autonomous Robots Mounted to Drones Could 3D Print Asphalt to Fix Potholes Overnight | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
I live in Ohio, where we know that the four seasons are not Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer, but rather Almost Winter, Winter, Still Winter, and Construction; most of the Midwest could claim this, actually.
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Now here's something they could use in northern China. ;)

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How Facebook’s new 3D photos work 

How Facebook’s new 3D photos work  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In May, Facebook teased a new feature called 3D photos, and it's just what it sounds like. But beyond a short video and the name, little was said about it.But the company's computational photography team has just published the research behind how the feature feature works and, having tried it myse…...
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AI Made a Movie With a 'Silicon Valley' Star—and the Results Are Nightmarishly Encouraging

AI Made a Movie With a 'Silicon Valley' Star—and the Results Are Nightmarishly Encouraging | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Benjamin, as the AI is known, assembled 'Zone Out' from thousands of hours of old films and green-screen footage of professional actors—in 48 hours.
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I've gotta see this! ;)

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AppGameKit is now FREE for Education - TheGameCreators

AppGameKit is now FREE for Education - TheGameCreators | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We specialise in game creation tools for a range of devices such as Windows, iOS, Android. With game making tools like GameGuru, AppGameKit, FPS Creator and Dark Basic Professional you can make all types of games.
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