Posts Tagged ‘Hardware Systems’

New digital video technology improves engagement ’10 times’

Altia Systems works with more than 130 universities nationwide. Edscoop

Penn State World Campus Taps VR for Educating Teachers

A project at Penn State World Campus immersed teachers into a virtual classroom as part of a graduate-level special education course. Students could use a virtual reality headset to watch 360-degree videos or view them as regular videos on YouTube. Campus Technology 

Students and mobile devices

Many educators advocate, promote and encourage the dreams of agency, control, ownership and choice amongst students whilst educational institutions take the responsibility for provision, equity, access, participation and standards. The institutions traditionally procure, provide and control the technology for learning but now students are acquiring their own personal technologies for learning and institutions are challenged […]

New camera designed by Stanford researchers could improve robot vision and virtual reality

Stanford engineers have developed a 4D camera with an extra-wide field of view. They believe this camera can be better than current options for close-up robotic vision and augmented reality. Stanford University 

Video Gives Us a Peek Into the Future of How AR and VR Will Work Together

We’re all waiting for the day when you can put on a singular, tether-free headset and experience all the ‘R’s that VR/AR/MR have to offer—and NormalVR, a “small but focused” group of passionate immersive media creators just gave us a peek into what’s possible when you mash it all together. Road to VR

What Is the Next Generation?

If we want to see our digital learning environments evolve quickly and in a particular direction, we need to understand what evolution means. What are the generational changes that have happened so far, and what were the drivers for those changes? EDUCAUSE Review   

Invasion of workplace automation: What happens when a robot has an eye on your job

USC experts in manufacturing, technology, labor, education and business discuss the continued growing pains for work and society in the age of automation University of Southern California

Higher Level Decisions — One University’s Cloud Strategy

Aging hardware, failing servers, interrupted e-mail service — these were some of the painful elements that initially prompted UTC’s serious consideration of a cloud migration for office and productivity solutions. But the ultimate result was a major shift to a much wider cloud strategy that offers wins in many areas for better services and economy. […]

3 Keys to Introducing Virtual Reality in E-Learning Courses

Virtual reality (VR) has found its way into the educational space, and by all indications, it’s here to stay. Since VR glasses can be obtained for as low as $10 apiece, cost is becoming less of an issue, although the expensive headsets are still out of reach for many. Nonetheless, the actual applications beyond the […]

Computing Devices to Remain Stagnant as Traditional PCs Slide Ever Downward

Worldwide, enthusiasm for new computing devices seems to be tapering off. According to a new report from market research firm Gartner, overall device shipments will remain flat in 2017, even as traditional PCs (including laptops) go into a decline that’s forecast to last at least through 2019. Campus Technology