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It's Accessible and Affordable: Immersive Media in Higher Education

CT talks with Penn State University Director of Education Technology Kyle Bowen about the directions immersive media has been taking in higher education and the practices that are making 3D, VR, AR, and 360 video technologies accessible for faculty and students.

Understanding Social Immersion, Improving Instructional Design Are Vital to Keeping VR Around

International scholars, policy experts and entrepreneurs last month convened at the 2017 Workshop on Virtual Reality and Immersive Learning to design a roadmap for using virtual reality to improve immersive learning. During the event, Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education signed an agreement with Beijing Normal University’s Smart Learning Institute and NetDragon to collaborate on VR research.

Cloud Service Offers Transcriptions for Video and Audio Recordings

A British company is hoping to woo higher ed to its software to provide transcriptions of class lectures for students who have hearing challenges.

Assistive Listening System for Lecture Halls Taps Smartphone Usage

The product works over existing wireless infrastructure and allows the user a choice of smart device and headphones to listen to audio via a free app.

Casio Releases New Projectors

Casio America, Inc. is releasing three new projectors: the new 4K, ultra HD, 5,000-lumen, lamp-free XJ-L8300HN, due in June, and the XJ-UT351W and the XJ-UT351WN ultra-short-throw projectors, available this month.



4 Questions to Ask Before a Digital Signage Rollout

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign shares lessons learned from installing more than 350 digital signs across campus.

Students Across the Globe Learn About Augmented Reality — From Each Other

Students at two geographically distant universities create and examine augmented reality artifacts in a project-based learning collaboration.

Udacity Releases Self-Driving Car Simulator Source Code

The company has followed through on its promise last September that it would open source the software from its Self-Driving Car Engineer Nanodegree. Udacity has released the source code to its self-driving car simulator, which teaches users how to use deep learning to clone driving behavior.

Sony Debuts 7 New LCD Projectors, New Camera Controller for Lecture Capture

Sony has unveiled seven new projectors designed for use in mid-sized classrooms and a new remote camera controller for lecture capture and event production.

Sony Unveils New Collaboration Tool, 2 New Laser Projectors

Sony has added two new projectors to its LaserLite line and unveiled a new collaboration tool designed to facilitate active learning.