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Virtual 3D cities. Twinity is a 3D online world made up of virtual cities in Europe as virtual London and in U.S. as virtual Miami.

Virtual 3D cities

The kind of virtual city full of opportunities and promise you are looking for, without traffic jams, bad weather and pollution! Want to know more? Read on! You can create avatar and chat, in a large community of users and meet new people. Pick up your style and follow the celebrity fashion or only the latest fashion you prefer. To join the community, download the client, it is easy and quick.

During the first few minutes you will learn how to walk and customize your avatar. VR Space Journey Begins Google Cardboard 3D SBS 1080p Virtual Reality video. Hands on with Google Street View in VR with Google Cardboard. Google Cardboard, the poor man's VR headset, now lets you explore the world in VR using the Google Street View app.

Hands on with Google Street View in VR with Google Cardboard

The feature was previously hidden within the Google Maps app and difficult to access. With the Street View app for iOS or Android, walking through the streets of Paris, Tokyo or virtually any location is just a button press away. I downloaded the Street View app for iPhone, took it for a trip around the world and it wasn't a bad experience. To transport yourself to a destination, simply type the place into the search bar and wait for Street View locations to populate.

Facebook. Getting started with Google Cardboard. It sounds made up: Your smartphone, a couple of plastic lenses, and some strategically cut cardboard come together to form a virtual-reality headset.

Getting started with Google Cardboard

Yet that's the, er, reality of Google Cardboard, which made its debut at last year's Google I/O conference and received a 2.0 update at this year's. Along the way, developers have cranked out some very cool Cardboard-compatible apps, while Google went so far as to create a dedicated Apps for Google Cardboard store. If you've been itching to try this for yourself, you have two options: Build a headset or order a kit. The DIY route requires a visit to Google's Get Cardboard page, where you'll scroll down to the Build It Yourself section and mouse over the various parts shown. However, although the page itself makes reference to "the new Cardboard," the accompanying build-it-yourself images (and pop-up guides) still show the original Cardboard. Google Cardboard: everything you need to know.

For a long time, the human race has dreamt about virtual reality.

Google Cardboard: everything you need to know

When you picture a VR headset, you probably think of something really high-tech and far too expensive to be practical. Apparently, the guys at Google thought the same thing. While Facebook has bought into virtual reality technology for a whopping $2 billion, Google has settled for something a little more simple. Who would have imagined that we could create a VR headset out of something we already had: a simple piece of cardboard? Google did, that's who.

VR Cardboard Tutorial (assembly) 12 best Google Cardboard apps 2016 UK - Test Centre. Best Google Cardboard apps: Top games and demos for your mobile VR headset. While the likes of Oculus Rift and Sony's PlayStation VR are making the most noise about their VR experiences, Google Cardboard and its apps offer the easiest way to experience virtual reality today.

Best Google Cardboard apps: Top games and demos for your mobile VR headset

Cardboard consists of a low-cost, DIY virtual reality headset that anyone can build, and a software platform that makes it incredibly easy for app developers to add VR support to their creations. Essential reading: The best VR headsets You can buy a headset from DodoCase, or the likes of the Archos VR Headset or the Freefly VR will do the job of creating a virtual reality experience, with your smartphone providing the visuals. Look for the Works with Cardboard badge. Once you've got your headset set up, you'll want some experiences to test out.

Star Wars VR We're not sure if you heard but there's a new Star Wars film out at the moment. Free, Star Wars. 11 BEST Google Cardboard VR games / apps 2015. Google Cardboard: How it works! VR-headset - Hitta bästa pris, information och test. The best VR headsets 2015. Intro 2015 is the year of Virtual Reality.

The best VR headsets 2015

Mobile-compatible headsets such as Samsung's Galaxy Gear VR, Archos VR Glasses and Google Cardboard are available right now, while dedicated headsets such as HTC's Vive and, hopefully, Oculus Rift are set to appear before the end of the year. Tülays IKT-sida: Panoramabilder (360°-bilder, 3D-virtuell-tours) Google.com/maps/views/"Utforska landmärken över hela världen, upptäck naturens underverk och kliv in i platser som museer, arenor, restauranger och småföretag med 360-graders bilder i Google Maps med Street View.

Tülays IKT-sida: Panoramabilder (360°-bilder, 3D-virtuell-tours)

" 3D virtuell-tour i världen panoramas.dkHundratal panoramabilder från hela världen.360cities.net360 panoramabilder från hela världen. Du kan ladda upp dina egna bilder.arounder.comSe panoramabilder från hela världen även på Mars och Månen.viewat.orgPanoramabilder från hela världen. Guld, Gruvor och Grävskopor. Google Cardboard, YouTube, The New York Times & Apollo 11 VR - Immersive VR Education, Virtual Reality Education, VR, Educational Experiences. View What's Possible. Expeditions Pioneer Program. Grand Canyon - Google Cultural Institute.

Skagens Museum - Google Cultural Institute. Vrse: The Displaced. Vrse: Storytelling for Virtual Reality. Adopting Virtual Reality for Education - Alchemy: Virtual Reality Communications Skills. 5th grade students from Arlington Science Focus School participate in a Alchemy Learning led demo of their newest VR game “As an educator with 20+ years’ experience integrating technology into curriculum, it is exciting for me to see a technology that so quickly captures the attention of the students, motivates them to make the effort to learn the procedures, and then opens them up to the relevant content.

Adopting Virtual Reality for Education - Alchemy: Virtual Reality Communications Skills

“-Larry Fallon, Instructional Technology Coordinator, Arlington County Public Schools You can almost hear the buzz- even above the normal tech chatter about the newest smartphones, tablets, watches, and other wearable devices: virtual reality (along with augmented reality) is coming to consumers in the very near future. Announcements are coming out almost daily. Within the next year, Oculus (Facebook), Sony, Google, Samsung, and HTC are all developing headsets that can envelope a user in interactive 3D virtual worlds. Virtual Reality for Education. How Virtual Reality Will Change Education Forever. When Oculus was acquired last year by Facebook for $2 billion, the endless possibilities of virtual reality that had been bandied about for decades were finally validated by one of the world’s biggest tech giants.

How Virtual Reality Will Change Education Forever

Much of the conversation surrounding the acquisition was dominated by talk about the future of video games, but one of the quieter topics — VR in education — is turning out to be game changer less than a year later. For Many Teachers, the ‘Reality’ of Virtual Reality Has Already Arrived Today stories of students using virtual reality to learn in incredible new ways are popping up all over the world.

For example, students in Ireland took a field trip to explore the historical ruins in Clonmacnoise. 5 ways virtual reality will change education. Education and technology are interconnected.

5 ways virtual reality will change education

This synergy is able to transform the world we live in. The contradictory phenomenon is that while being an early adopter of technology, education is also one of the last sectors to be fully transformed by it, due to institutional inertia and a number of other reasons. Education hasn’t changed for years in terms of teaching approaches and techniques applied. Although we are seeing some innovative variability in this area. Today millennials feel pretty comfortable with online education, doing research on the Internet, resorting to instructional videos on YouTube and distance learning powered by video technology. Some virtual reality projects used both in schools and higher educational institutions, are already under way.

We’ve covered before a story about the students in Ireland who recreated a historic place in OpenSim and explored it with an Oculus Rift headset. MissionV project. James Corbett 1. Dr. 2. A virtual building site project. 3. PTCVoice: Could Virtual Reality Be The Next Big Thing In Education? Virtual reality. When we hear these words, we may immediately think of computer or video games, while others may conjure up images of Neo from the 1999 sci-fi classic The Matrix. And while it’s true that the origin of virtual reality (VR) and most of its uses have been rooted in gaming, thanks to technological advances and the buzz around Oculus VR—a company recently acquired by FaceBook due to its virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift—its potential is being realized in new industries. According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the VR market is expected to grow to $407.51 million and reach more than 25 million users by 2018. This increased demand is attributed to industries that are starting to see potential for VR products outside of the gaming world.

Virtual Reality and Education Virtual Reality. Education is another area which has adopted virtual reality for teaching and learning situations. The advantage of this is that it enables large groups of students to interact with each other as well as within a three dimensional environment. It is able to present complex data in an accessible way to students which is both fun and easy to learn. Plus these students can interact with the objects in that environment in order to discover more about them.