XR for Learning – September 30, 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.

Is XR ready for the enterprise mainstream? by Mark Dugdale
AR & VR have been used in enterprise applications for a number of years now, but it has yet to reach mainstream usage. This post by Mark Dugdale looks at recent research from XRA that looks at current adoption of XR in enterprise, and how the XR is being used to solve training problems caused by the pandemic.

A New Take on the Future of Augmented Reality by Saul Garlick
When people describe augmented reality, a fairly typical type of interaction is described, with digital assets projected onto a real-world view. But that is just one of a host of experiences that fall under the broad category of AR. This post by Saul Garlick looks at another type of social AR experience increasingly used by marketers.

Facebook will release its first AR glasses in 2021 by Jeremy Horwitz
Augmented reality’s usage as a productivity tool isn’t really going to be realized while AR is relegated to smartphone applications. The true power of AR is in wearables that free our hands to interact with the world with digital assistance. This post by Jeremy Horwoitz examines one of the major tentpoles in future of wearable AR from facebook.

Step into Frame: The Frontier of Immersive Cinema
It’s always fascinating to see how new mediums are used to tell stories. This post examines a number of innovative storytelling experiences that are part of the emerging world of immersive cinema powered by virtual reality.

Augmented Reality Disappeared From Gartner’s Hype Cycle – What’s Next? by Martin Herdina
Gartner’s Hype Cycle is a popular tool for measuring the adoption of emerging technologies. This post by Martin Herdina looks at why AR recently fell off the hype cycle and what that may mean to the future of AR adoption.

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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