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Monthly Archives: February 2020
The VR goggles aren’t props for a film, however. They have been specifically made for these dairy cows, so as to improve their conditions and enable them to relax into producing more milk. Many different industries around the world are turning more and more toward computerization to improve working conditions, so why not the farming… Read more »
Forbes Article by Sol Rogers, Contributor to Consumer Tech Nonny de la Peña, named the ‘Godmother of Virtual Reality’, helped invent virtual journalism. With early pieces like Hunger in Los Angeles and Gone Gitmo, Nonny shone a light on the potential of immersive media to change journalism. Talking to VFX Voice, Nonny said, “As journalists,… Read more »
This report is the result of an experts meeting exploring assessment in universities and colleges and how technology could be used to help address some of the problems and opportunities. Assessment is crucial to the educational process. Done properly, it drives improvement, shapes learner behaviour and provides accountability to employers and others. Front cover of… Read more »
Isn’t it lovely when your PGR has an article published in The Conversation. I’m having one of those proud supervisor moments that feel so good. Anyone wanting to read this really interesting article by Chris Williams can access it here.
Virtual Reality started its fascinating take-over of healthcare for the greatest pleasure of patients and doctors alike. Here are five great examples of medical VR transforming patient lives and how doctors work. Did you know that it is possible to swim with whales in the ocean while lying in a hospital bed? Have you imagined… Read more »
Fifty per cent of the UK’s 10-year-olds owned a smartphone in 2019, according to a report by media regulator Ofcom. The amount of young phone owners doubled between the ages of nine and 10, which Ofcom dubbed “the age of digital independence”. In addition, 24% of 3 and 4-year-olds had their own tablet, and 15%… Read more »