XR for Learning -September 16, 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.

Facebook Connect 7: the 5 biggest announcements by Adi Robertson
This week facebook held Connect, it’s annual look at the latest in it’s virtual and augmented reality strategies. This post by Adi Robertson looks at some of the biggest announcements that will help drive the next year of XR in the consumer marketplace.

Cuseum debuts Museum From Home AR experience for closed art galleries by Jeremy Horwitz
During the pandemic, many of the everyday leisure activities we take for granted have suddenly become unavailable to us. As this post by Jeremy Horwitz explores, augmented reality is increasingly being seen as a bridge to fill the gap, with this example specifically looking at how AR can be used to bring the museum experience home.

How VR Can Ease the Pressure of High-Risk Training
One of the best use cases for virtual reality is in training for high-risk skills. This post looks at three specific scenarios in which VR is actively being used to support training and development.

Social VR: Virtual Reality Headsets Eliminating the Distance Between Us by Gergana Mileva
Virtual reality is about more than gaming; it’s a platform to help us connect, share, and learn with and from one another. This post by Gergana Mileva looks at how VR is enabling us to stay connected during the pandemic.

Virtual reality trains public to reverse opioid overdoses via University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
This post highlights research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing into how virtual reality is being used to educate the public on how to use Narcan to treat someone suffering from an opioid overdose.

More from XR for Learning

Want to take a deeper dive into virtual reality and augmented reality for Learning? Here’s two ways to keep on top of XR for Learning.

  • XR for Learning’s industry curation posts publish multiple times each month. You can check out archived posts by visiting the XR for Learning page of the Learning Guild Blog.
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