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Virtual Reality Hits NYFW. NEW YORK, United States – Several designers at New York Fashion Week are enhancing the consumer experience they offer fans of their brands with realtime virtual reality (VR) experiences.

Virtual Reality Hits NYFW

Members of the public will be able to view 13 shows — including Prabal Gurung, Misha Collection, Supima and Band of Outsiders — in VR, through an app, a virtual reality headset and a Samsung smartphone. Viewers will also be able to watch the same 13 shows in 2D on the official NYFW website and the designers’ own websites. In a separate announcement, designer Rebecca Minkoff revealed that she would debut her latest collection with a livestream VR experience, and offer her fans the ability to virtually shop a look straight off the catwalk using an app. The news that designers in New York will offer live VR experiences to fans, which was made by NYFW official technology partner Intel and live event virtual reality firm Voke, is the latest development in a fashion week system that is opening up to consumers.

Burberry uses first ever Snapcode to let in-store customers unlock online Snapchat content. The Snapcode allows in-store shoppers to scan a barcode using their mobile device to unlock content from Burberry’s new campaign for male fragrance Mr Burberry.

Burberry uses first ever Snapcode to let in-store customers unlock online Snapchat content

Burberry is running the content on Snapchat’s Discover channel, offering access to style and fragrance content, including tailoring and grooming tips. Inside Björk's Immersive New Digital Exhibition. Björk has long considered technology to be “an enabler” – a “liberating science” which allows her to realise her extraordinary soundscapes in unprecedented new ways.

Inside Björk's Immersive New Digital Exhibition

She spoke about this with great candour at the press preview of her innovative new virtual reality exhibition, Björk Digital, where she appeared (rather appropriately) on a large, flesh-coloured screen as a virtual avatar – composed of shiny ergonomic limbs and soft, impish features that are remarkably akin to her own. Notably, the Icelandic artist’s artificial self contained a open red wound at its chest, alluding to the heartbreak that informed her latest album, Vulnicura (2015), and is expressed openly throughout the show in remarkable digital and video works.

“I blush, I’m almost embarrassed because of the drama [in Vulnicura] but heartbreak is the oldest story of all, and I hope people are understanding of that,” she explained of her recent separation with long-term partner, artist Matthew Barney. 14 copyright essentials teachers and students must know. Using copyrighted material incorrectly can land teachers and students in hot water.

14 copyright essentials teachers and students must know

Here’s what you need to know to stay safe. (Image by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay.com / CC0) Students and teachers toe a very fuzzy ethical line every day — many without even realizing it. Some end up on the safe side of the line, but others cross the line and cross ethical boundaries — and sometimes costly legal ones. That line is the copyright line, deciding how teachers and students can respect people’s intellectual property. The bottom line is this: Copyright doesn’t automatically mean, “This is mine. The silver lining is this: Copyright isn’t the only license on digital media. Kristina Peters, a digital learning specialist for the Nebraska Department of Education, recently discussed copyright, licensing and the essentials that teachers and students should know. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Some Interesting YouTube Tips for Teachers. YouTube is undoubtedly a great source of educational video content to use with students in class. whether you are looking for subject specific content or generic insights elated to professional development and teaching, YouTube’s video library has you covered.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Some Interesting YouTube Tips for Teachers

YouTube is also a versatile video editor where you can create and edit your own videos. It actually provides all the editing features you would normally find in a pro video editing software and all for free. Given the growing educational potential of YouTube, we have created a section in this blog where we share a plethora of resources to help you make the best out of this platform in your own teaching.

Misha Nonoo Has Crafted a Fashion Brand for the Instagram-Generation. Forward-thinking creatives are integrating high-tech elements and innovative design into every industry.

Misha Nonoo Has Crafted a Fashion Brand for the Instagram-Generation

From the way we get around—like the all-new 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class—to what we wear, the affect is undeniable. See how designer Misha Nonoo's forward-thinking attitude is injecting a feel of the future into everything coming out of her studio. A physical office space contains plenty of clues about the company it contains. Forbes Welcome. About - TECH Fashion Week ™ 2016. Tech Fashion Week 2016. TECH Fashion Week [TM] 2016 - Digital Age of Fashion [Teaser] How social media has changed the fashion industry - BBC Newsbeat. Can a hashtag change the fashion industry? Now in its second year, Fashion Revolution Day (FRD) is a hashtag campaign designed to keep the most vulnerable in the fashion supply chain in the public eye.

Can a hashtag change the fashion industry?

Held on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, participants are encouraged to take a selfie showing the label on their clothes and ask the designer or brand #whomademyclothes. It’s an important cause, but can a hashtag campaign really bring meaningful change to the fashion industry? Ruth Stokes, author of The Armchair Activist’s Handbook, says if a campaign is able to raise awareness and reach people otherwise not engaged, then it has provided something of value. The challenge is translating that increased awareness into real-world practical actions, whether that means changing individual behaviors or the laws made by politicians. FRD has changed the hashtag this year to #whomademyclothes after Pixar took over #insideout in anticipation of the Disney animation film Inside Out. #whocares #meaningfulchange.