Virtual reality

Physio Therapy Students’ VR Innovations Workshop

Yesterday physio students at BU had great hands on learning using a variety of VR and AR technologies.   They were fine tuning ideas for an upcoming final year conference they are taking part in.  They had to come up with an original idea using either app, VR or AR systems.  Ideas ranged from VR/AR… Read more »

How VR could bring Glastonbury into your living room

Technology may have brought the music industry to its knees 20 years ago, but these days pop stars and record labels are using computing power to find new audiences and take fresh creative decisions. The benefits and pitfalls of this new technology are being debated at The Great Escape music festival in Brighton, in a… Read more »

Create, Manage and Curate: managing your digital real estate From Italy

  Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation, with her ERASMUS partners Dr Mike Hobbs (Anglia Ruskin University) and Prof Enrico Ciavolino (University of Salento), pictured left to right above, delivered a seminar to Doctoral and  Masters  students at the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy. The students mapped their own digital footprints and individual communication channels…. Read more »

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Will Change Education

There are two technologies that have really captured the attention of educators as well as futurists. These are artificial intelligence and virtual reality. What are the implications of these new technologies in education? Quite simply they can revolutionise our educational system. The question is, at what cost to the educator? There are many articles that… Read more »

13th June CELebrate2018: Teaching, Technology and the TEF (keynote speaker Sarah Knight from JISC)

  This year our CEL ‘CELebration’ events were Faculty based with a series of Faculty led Assessment and Feedback fiestas, conferences and laboratories. For CELebrate2018, the key theme that arose from working with staff across the University, was working with large groups. In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities… Read more »

Google for Education Launches Beta for ‘Create Your Own’ Virtual Reality Experience

Educators and their students can now be part of a beta program to create their own Google Expeditions virtual reality experiences. The opportunity was unveiled this week at Bett, the world’s largest educational technology show here. Classes enrolled in what Google calls its “pioneer program” will be able to create their own immersive virtual experiences with a… Read more »

New Research – Augmented & Mixed Reality: Innovation, Disruption & Future Prospects 2018-2022

This may interest some staff – to read report you need to join their list and go to the reports section.’ www.juniperresearch.com. ==== New Research – Augmented & Mixed Reality: Innovation, Disruption & Future Prospects 2018-2022 Juniper Research’s new Augmented & Mixed Reality research delivers pivotal use cases, trend analysis and competitive intelligence on this high growth sector…. Read more »

Mozilla’s Latest Version of Firefox Is Made for VR

Mozilla unveiled a new version of its popular Firefox web browser today, but instead of being on your computer or mobile phone it’s designed to be used with a virtual reality headset. “The future of mixed reality is about delivering experiences, not about building applications. There shouldn’t be friction moving from one experience to another,” Sean White,… Read more »