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Educators in VR – Connecting educators and students with education in virtual reality, augmented reality, and extended reality. Estella Tse. ICTUS Audio I Vancouver Music Production. Home | ENGAGE - VR Education & Corporate Training Platform. ILMxLAB – Immersive Entertainment. LensPass | Deliver immersive experiences to your audience. Tree Official. Immotion Group plc | Virtual Reality Solutions. Pulseworks. Home | Future of Immersive Leisure | Las Vegas 2017. DPS-EPSC 2016: François Civet and Stéphane Le Mouélic Awarded Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement | Europlanet Outreach. Immersive VR exploration of Mars: Europlanet honours François Civet and Stéphane Le Mouélic with Prize for Public Engagement with Planetary Science 20 October 2016Europlanet 2020 RI Press Release The 2016 Europlanet Prize for Public Engagement with Planetary Science has been awarded to François Civet and Stéphane Le Mouélic of the CNRS/University of Nantes for their outstanding efforts in the development of immersive visualisation techniques for experiencing the Martian landscape.

They have developed a system that allows both groups and individuals to experience an immersive visit to Mars. The Mars Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE) is an immersive three-metre cube facility with a four-3D projector system that displays high-resolution imagery from ESA and NASA past and current missions, including Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and Mars rovers. Images: Science contacts Media Contacts: 'Google Earth VR' Launches For Free To Let You Fly Around The World. Augmented & Virtual Reality- Game Changers in the Museum Experience.

Two of the hot topics amongst museum technophiles are AR and VR. Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. The terms sometimes get muddled, but they are in fact two distinct forms of technology. Today we’re going to have a look at how AR and VR compare and some of the exciting ways they can be applied at your museum. What Exactly is Augmented Reality? Augmented Reality could be described as overlaying the view before your eyes with layers of computer generated information. If you’ve ever watched an American football game on television, you’ve seen a basic form of AR.

Information such as the time and score, and graphics like the first down marker are overlaid over your view of the playing field. What Exactly is Virtual Reality? Whereas Augmented Reality is simply the addition of computer generated information and graphics to your view of the world, Virtual Reality is a completely synthetic experience. Choosing the Right Gear for Your Museum So Many AR Headsets to Choose From.

Björk Shares 360° Virtual Reality "Stonemilker" Video. Back in March, Björk debuted the 360° virtual reality video for "Stonemilker", from this year's Vulnicura, but the only way to see it was to go visit it in person. The video, which was shot on a beach in Iceland, was exhibited at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City and the Rough Trade shops in New York and London. Now, she's shared the video online. You can check it out below via Dazed, and interact with the video by dragging around the window. The video was directed by Andrew Thomas Huang, who also directed "Black Lake" and the moving album cover featuring "Family").

It was produced by Vrse.works, while the special effects were handled by Digital Domain. Read our recent conversation with Björk, The Invisible Woman. Augmented Reality. Oculus Rift games: A hands-on field guide. There are a lot of games for the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Like, a lot. Forty-one so far. And at Oculus's recent San Francisco pre-launch press event, we spent a day and a half playing as many as humanly possible.

We'll have a full review of the Rift soon enough, but for now, what kind of games can you expect? We decided to make it easy and give you quick-hit snippets of everything, noting if the game requires the sold-separately Oculus Touch controllers. We're already seeing some familiar themes... Things moving so fast! Project Cars This was already a super realistic racing game, but now you feel like you're in the cockpit. Eve: Valkyrie The closest thing you're likely to get to deep-space dogfighting without travelling into the future. Radial G Boom: Super-fast future-racing on tubular hover-tracks similar to Wipeout or F-Zero, but now in 3D. Eagle Flight Dead & Buried If Disney made a Wild West shootout theme park in VR you'd have something like Dead & Buried.

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