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launches Virtual Reality Lessons App For Education We are excited to launch VR Lessons, our first virtual reality content app. The app is designed for elementary school students, their teachers and parents. VR Lessons by ThingLink is a collection of interactive, 360° image and video journeys on a variety of topics including science, language, and arts. The first stories take students to visit different kinds of ecosystems from the French Alps to a jungle in the archipelago of northern Australia. As students turn their heads to look around, they can spot details and unlock additional information of each habitat in a narrated virtual reality environment.Virtual reality can take students to places they could only dream of visiting, but it is also an open canvas for students to imagine and build new worlds and experiences. We are making it possible for schools to use virtual reality as an engaging learning platform.

What exactly is a LUT? So what exactly is a LUT anyway? Of all the cryptic terminology and acronyms we throw around, the “LUT” is the most commonly misunderstood. The LUT or “Lookup Table” is in fact a very simple device used to transform RGB input values to different RGB output values. LUT’s are often used technically to transform image data from one color space to another.

Stories from Syrian Refugees International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.

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.“-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.

Category:360 panoramics From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository Deutsch: Vollständige horizontale 360° Panoramabilder. Durch hinzufügen des {{Pano360}} Templates kann auf der Bildbeschreibungsseite auf einen interaktiven Panoramabetrachter verlinkt werden. English: Panoramic images that form a full 360° horizontal panorama. Finland at the virtual frontline May 27, 2016 The virtual and augmented reality industry is tipped to reach 120 billion US dollars in the next four years. One company at the VR revolution's forefront is Finnish Vizor, which brings illustrations to life with VR. Vizor With virtual reality the next frontier for digital innovation, a growing number of Finnish companies are offering a pioneering look at things to come.

YouTube Makes Virtual Reality Push With 360-Degree 3-D YouTube says it's making a further push into virtual reality, promising to add 3-D support for videos that play back in its 360-degree format. Thursday's announcement comes a day after the debut of the first online 360-degree ad, a commercial for Bud Light. Right now, viewers using the mobile YouTube app or Google's Chrome browser can pan around in any direction in the 360-degree videos. They're shot using special camera rigs that look in many directions, and software stitches together all the video.

Australia's resettlement of Syrian refugees is tinged with déjà vu A government that seemingly privileges particular refugees on account of their religion? A prime minister who agrees to a resettlement program after coming under pressure from state premiers? An immigration department instructed to select only refugees who aren’t likely to cause problems when resettled in Australia? A public moved by the image of a boy? Australia has been here before. Many features of Australians’ and their government’s current response to the Syrian refugee crisis are familiar.

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. 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