Education

Technology has abstracted the educational sphere in the way it has abstracted all other aspects of our lives. Pencils and paper have given way to the more amorphous cloud-based computing, kids are interacting with virtual worlds and digitized learning concepts through mobile devices and wearable computing.

Things you won’t need for the future.
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Things you won’t need for the future.

Glimpses of it are everywhere, an awesome technological future is coming up fast, so as we hurtle toward it, don’t be sad or frightened, I’ve seen it and it is bright, and  let’s remember that sometimes technology allows us to purge some of the clutter that’s had us in the stone age for centuries. Typing […]

Augmented Reality Embraced By Iowan Elementary School
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Augmented Reality Embraced By Iowan Elementary School

Augmented Reality Empowers Educators in Iowa Kids nowadays are living in a digital world, surrounded by laptops, tablets and mobiles, and while this does help in establishing technological familiarity, there’s a tradeoff: Kids are spending less time reading, and many parents are becoming concerned about a large amount of time spent in front of screens. […]

Jaunt Raises $65 Million in Investments
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Jaunt Raises $65 Million in Investments

Jaunt, a well-known cinematic virtual reality company, has received $65 million series C round of funding led by The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners – a partnership of CAA-backed Evolution Media Capital, TPG Growth and Participant Media, and China Media Capital (CMC). According to Jaunt, the new investors will help the company expand its […]

Disney’s Coloring Book App Offers Creative Augmented Reality Authoring Tool
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Disney’s Coloring Book App Offers Creative Augmented Reality Authoring Tool

This App is the Company’s Attempt to Foster Augmented Creativity Disney Research has invented a coloring book app that employs Augmented Reality to make characters leap from the page into 3D world. How it Works A child draws and colors a character on a page. The page is monitored by the app which records the […]

Internet of Things for the NFL has Finally Arrived
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Internet of Things for the NFL has Finally Arrived

NFL & Big Data through IoT  IoT has come to the NFL, is totally different and could help change things in the biggest way. When the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots hosted the Pittsburgh Steelers for the opening of the 2015 football season, every player was outfitted with at least one set of RFID sensors implanted in the […]

CHRONOS VR Aims to Create Virtual Worlds by Educating People
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CHRONOS VR Aims to Create Virtual Worlds by Educating People

The Chronos VR Developer’s School Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and now Mixed Reality – have become today’s buzzwords. This newly arising field promises to help people remain close to each other by simplifying the communications. Apart from communications, it will also bring innovations in the areas like travelling, medical surgeries, gaming and more. So far we […]

DAQRI All Set To Inaugurate In Ireland With Its Smart Helmet
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DAQRI All Set To Inaugurate In Ireland With Its Smart Helmet

DAQRI All Set To Inaugurate at DCU in Ireland With support from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland DAQRI expanded work on their pilot project, named the DAQRI Smart Helmet, which is meant for oil and gas, power and water, transportation, shipbuilding and aerospace industries. Their Smart Helmet was announced in […]

Google for Education Empowers Educators
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Google for Education Empowers Educators

The Impact of Google on Education All-encompassing…. Absolutely utilitarian innovation… And affordable…. If we are given the task to describe Google for Education, these should be the adjectives that should come to our minds. In fact, Google’s solutions are always like that right from the beginning.  What is unique about Google for Education is that it […]

Take Virtual Field Trips with Google’s Expeditions
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Take Virtual Field Trips with Google’s Expeditions

Expeditions: The Most Interesting Offer Made By Google So Far in Virtual Reality It was the most singular experience for me to attend a demo of ‘Expeditions’, a VR software designed for instructors, in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The Google engineer who put up the show before us literally took us for a ride […]

Let’s Go On a Field-trip-Google Style!
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Let’s Go On a Field-trip-Google Style!

  Schools and K-12 teachers frequently feel torn between meeting the demands of standardized testing requirements and the need to create enriching learning experiences with little to no budget.  This unfortunately is being viewed as a growing trend which indicates a decline of field-trips and enrichment programs in our current educational system.  According to the American Association of School Administrators, […]

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