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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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This 3D-Printed Electric Car Will be Road Ready in 2019

Italian carmaker XEV and 3D-printing company, Polymaker, have teamed up to mass-produce a 3D-printed vehicles, called LSEV, in China. Subscribe to Fortune
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Will Burger-Flipping Robots Replace Humans, Or Are They Just A Sideshow?

Will Burger-Flipping Robots Replace Humans, Or Are They Just A Sideshow? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Burger-flipping robots can reduce cost but also attract younger consumers who want to marvel at the spectacle and circus-like sideshow.
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We Try A Star Wars Augmented Reality Game

"You think that lightsabers are all fun and games but you can cut a hand off, man." Game - Star Wars: Jedi Challenges by The Walt Disney Company and Lenov
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Microsoft Wants You to Touch the VR World With a Giant CLAW

Microsoft Wants You to Touch the VR World With a Giant CLAW | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
What Microsoft Research lacks in cinematography skills, it’s making up for with super-fun solutions to virtual reality’s biggest problem: the lack of real-world tactile feedback.
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Scaffolding in VR – Interaction Design for Easy & Intuitive Building

Scaffolding in VR – Interaction Design for Easy & Intuitive Building | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
There’s something magical about building in VR. Imagine being able to assemble weightless car engines, arrange dynamic virtual workspaces, or create imaginary castles with infinite bricks. Arranging or assembling virtual objects is a common scenario across a range of experiences, particularly in education, enterprise, and industrial training—not to mention tabletop and real-time strategy gaming. Guest …
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Six Ways Augmented Reality Will Matter Beyond Puppy Selfies

Six Ways Augmented Reality Will Matter Beyond Puppy Selfies | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Just as virtual reality began as a medium for gamers and later expanded as a tool to support everything from medical training to simulations for building empathy, AR’s relevance is poised to grow far beyond the confines of an Instagram Story or Snapchat messaging streak.
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What Picking Up an Apple Tells You About the Future of Robotics

Robot hands are evolving from hard claws to squishy fingers. This breakthrough could transform e-commerce, agriculture, food handling, and other industries
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This Vital Storytelling Principle Is the Key to Producing Great VR and AR Content

This Vital Storytelling Principle Is the Key to Producing Great VR and AR Content | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Our brains are hardwired to see narrative. That's what makes the potential of VR and AR for content so exciting.
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3 Reasons Why It's Silly To Say That VR Games Help Train Mass Shooters

3 Reasons Why It's Silly To Say That VR Games Help Train Mass Shooters | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Virtual reality games don't teach people how to be better shots with a gun, no matter which hot takes tell you otherwise.
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How To Develop AR/VR eLearning Resources: A 7-Step Guide

How To Develop AR/VR eLearning Resources: A 7-Step Guide | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Free PDF Download! Get our free eBook AR/VR Technology's Role In The Future Of eLearning to learn 7 steps to Develop AR/VR eLearning Resources.
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"Ready Player One" VR Unveiled At SXSW

"Ready Player One" VR Unveiled At SXSW | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
VR experiences based on the upcoming Steven Speilberg movie "Ready Player One" have been unveiled at SXSW ahead of the movie's release.
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Virtual Reality Lets Rare Works of Art Take a Field Trip 

Virtual Reality Lets Rare Works of Art Take a Field Trip  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A Dutch couple shares their collection by way of a free app, a smartphone and a headset.
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Location Based VR Revs Up New Year

Location Based VR Revs Up New Year | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Location-based Virtual Reality (LBVR) is arriving in malls, movie theaters and family entertainment centers all over the world. No one knows if this will work in the US as it has in China.
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GDC 2018: Our First Look at Oculus Go – Aiming for the Accessibility Sweet Spot

GDC 2018: Our First Look at Oculus Go – Aiming for the Accessibility Sweet Spot | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Oculus Go was announced months ago, but it wasn’t until this week at GDC 2018 that the company actually made the headset available to try. At the Oculus booth today we got our first good look at Oculus Go, the $200 standalone VR headset that the company hopes will hit a sweet spot of price …
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Make simple drawings in AR with Just a Line

Just a Line is a an app that lets you make simple drawings in augmented reality, then share your creation with a short video. We can’t wait to see wha
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This 3D Printed House Goes Up in a Day for Under $10,000

This 3D Printed House Goes Up in a Day for Under $10,000 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Last week at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, construction technologies startup ICON and housing nonprofit New Story unveiled their version of a 3D printed house. It went from zero to finished in under 24 hours and cost less than $10,000. Equivalent homes built in developing countries will cost a mere $4,000 each.
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Drone captures stunning China blossoms 

Apricot, cherry and azalea blossom create a stunning landscape in south-west China. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
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The Amazing Ways Honeywell Is Using Virtual And Augmented Reality To Transfer Skills To Millennials

The Amazing Ways Honeywell Is Using Virtual And Augmented Reality To Transfer Skills To Millennials | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Industrial giant Honeywell uses the latest in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) to better transform skills from retiring baby boomers to millennials. This not only makes training more effective but also helps to engage a generation that has grown up with video games and social media.
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Bett Middle East & Africa 2018: Presenting! 

Bett Middle East & Africa 2018: Presenting!  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Bett Middle East is a cutting-edge conference, bringing together the leading decision makers within education technology from across the Middle East.
This year, Abu Dhabi will play host to the international education community.
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How the USC Institute for Creative Technologies is using VR to treat PTSD

How the USC Institute for Creative Technologies is using VR to treat PTSD | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Skip Rizzo, the center's director for medical virtual reality, spoke with TechRepublic's Teena Maddox at SXSW about VR's potential to help those with PTSD process traumatic memories.
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AI, Machine Learning, Robotics: Is There Room For Humanity In Technology Leadership?

AI, Machine Learning, Robotics: Is There Room For Humanity In Technology Leadership? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
To win today, you have to rely on your humanity to serve the needs of your clients, your staff and you.
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RoboTiCan is building low-cost industrial robots for the masses using the Robot Operating System

RoboTiCan is building low-cost industrial robots for the masses using the Robot Operating System | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
From security and defense to smart manufacturing, the Israeli startup is creating robots and drones at prices that could bring them into lots of new companies.
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As Robots Threaten More Jobs, Human Skills Will Save Us

As Robots Threaten More Jobs, Human Skills Will Save Us | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Some experts have raised concerns over the threat artificial intelligence poses. In this article, I explore what we should do now and what it means for both humans and the robots.
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How To Control Multi-Legged Robots

How To Control Multi-Legged Robots | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A Future With Multi-Legged Robots. Some people are afraid of a future where robots roam the world and people have little to do. Robots or androids that look like humans are probably the least scary of the many options for robot designs. The most scary robot we could design might be one that looks like …
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Can Classroom Robots be used to address Social and Emotional Learning?

Can Classroom Robots be used to address Social and Emotional Learning? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In this episode of Beyond the Hour of Code, we DARE TO SHARE and we SHARE to CARE! Big slogans made of short words and the power of programming and robots to help your kids learn how to share jobs and resources in the classroom.
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