XR for Learning – July 8, 2020

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Augmented, Virtual, and other mixed reality technologies are rapidly emerging and advancing, creating new and exciting opportunities for training and education. XR for Learning collects some of the best XR content that learning professionals can learn from.

Here’s this week’s recommended content.

Virtual reality is booming in the workplace amid the pandemic. Here’s why by Justin Higginbottom
As teams continue to work remotely, organizations are increasingly looking at new tools that can support collaboration and skill-building. Virtual reality is becoming a major tool in those conversations but has its own set of hurdles. This post by Justin Higginbottom looks at one of those hurdles in detail: Privacy.

How to View 3D Dinosaurs in Your Own Home by Meghan Moravcik Walbert
I’ve always believed that the mainstream adoption of AR will largely be driven by applications of AR that are seamlessly embedded into everyday activities (as opposed to dedicated AR experiences). This post by Meghan Moravcik looks at how AR is being embedded into one of the most ubiquitous digital experiences: Google Search.

‘Pokemon GO’ co-targeting board game, immersive theater for AR via Inquirer.net
One of the most widely-adopted AR applications is the game Pokemon Go by Niantic. Even if you don’t play the game, understanding it and how it is shaping expectations for AR applications can be useful. This post looks at Ninatic’s next real-world AR venture, one that incorporates elements of board gaming and immersive theatre.

Triangulating Clues in Apple’s AR Roadmap by Mike Boland
Apple has more power to drive consumer adoption of AR than almost any other company, so understanding their AR plans provides great context on how we can expect AR adoption to evolve. However, Apple is notoriously secretive about its development plans. This post by Mike Boland looks at some of the information that is currently available to try to predict what Apple is doing, and what it means to AR adoption.

Must Read AR/VR Books in 2020
Looking to take a deep-dive into your AR/VR skill development? This list from AR Post examines five different books you could consider to increase your knowledge and awareness of augmented and virtual reality.

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