XR for Learning – March 10, 2021

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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.

Microsoft Mesh is humanity’s jaw-dropping hologram future by Rich Stanton
Microsoft recently unveiled Mesh, a truly transformative technology for connecting and collaborating. This post by Rich Stanton examines the new technology and the potential it has within workplaces.

Inside Facebook Reality Labs: The Next Era of Human-Computer Interaction
Augmented reality is about much more than just placing digital assets on top of your view of the real world. It’s about more than augmented your view on the world; it’s about augmented the way you experience the world. This post examines what a truly augmented world will look like, and how it fundamentally changes the way we interact with computers.

5 Ways Virtual & Augmentative Reality Are Changing the Shopping Experience by Adam Smith
One of the best ways to understand how AR and VR will transform the ways we live, work, and play is to look at how ubiquitous experiences are being changed by the addition of these technologies. This post by Adam Smith looks at how AR & VR are transforming one such experience: Shopping.

The Army’s New Goggles Let Soldiers See Right Through Walls by Kyle Mizokami
Looking at military applications of AR & VR can often be a good preview of the types of experiences and technologies we will see emerging in consumer and enterprise environments. This post by Kyle Mizokami looks at a new mixed reality headset that enables soldiers to see what’s going on outside of an armored vehicle.

Morehouse College Starts VR Classes With VictoryXR by Charles Fink
The COVID-19 pandemic has in many ways pushed virtual reality forward as a tool for collaborating and connecting without being in the same physical space. This post by Charles Fink looks at one college that is taking entire class experiences and moving them into VR.

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