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Infographic – Immersive Learning in Corporate Training

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In the late 1800’s, Herman Ebbingaus developed the Forgetting Curve Concept, which states that a person forgets 90% of training course content after one month. Learning can be harder than ever today, whether it is in a classroom setting, taking online classes, or even training in the workplace. Employees report that they can only dedicate 1% of their work to…

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12 Companies Working on AR Technology for Kids

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Kids are always interested in the latest and greatest thing, that’s why they are often the early adopters of new technology. Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality have seen a lot of development recently, and several companies are wisely looking into ways to utilize this technology in a way that’s appealing to kids. What a lot of companies are trying to…

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Infographic – Virtual Reality in the Classroom

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As technology advances many schools and teachers are implementing more up-to-date technology into the classroom to aid in students’ learning. In fact 2 out of 3 teachers consider themselves to be “innovators” when it comes to adding technology into lessons. Teachers believe that Virtual Reality can have a large impact on how kids learn, with 85% feeling it would have…

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Infographic – How We Use AR

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Both Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are growing in popularity across a variety of industries. The reputation of both is that they are primarily used for gaming and entertainment; however AR is actually being used to assist doctors, engineers, teachers, and more in their professions. By introducing AR into the classroom, students will have a new way to learn by being able to see a…

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The Top 10 Companies Working on Education in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

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List updated on 9/16/2016 Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are new technologies which have been making all kinds of waves recently; but VR and AR are not only going to be used for gaming, several companies are exploring applications for VR and AR to be used in education. Around 90% of what we see and do is retained, which is something…

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Augmented Reality Facts

Infographic – What You May Not Have Known About Augmented Reality

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Augmented Reality (AR) is easily accessible for anyone who owns a computer with a webcam, camera phone, or game console with a camera. Currently, AR is making strides in industries including architecture, marketing, healthcare, military, retail, and tourism. AR enhances the shopping experience by assisting customers finding items in the store, displaying product reviews, and generating 3D models of rooms…

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Infographic – Learning in a Virtual World

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The way students are learning today has greatly evolved from the days of a chalkboards, pencils and pens. Today, schools are introducing more interactive ways of learning with the use of Smartboards and iPads in the classroom to better engage students. Virtual Reality could be the next step in bringing technology into the classroom, or bringing the classroom to you. …

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