Virtualization in Higher Education
Colleges and universities are adopting virtualization to improve data center efficiency, consolidate servers, save money, and reduce energy consumption. Here you'll find articles showcasing institutions that are moving to virtualized computing environments, along with news stories covering the latest technology developments.
Google has recently released a brand new version of Google Earth for both Chrome and Android. This new version has come with a slew of nifty features teachers can use for educational purposes with students in class.
New location-aware “knowledge injections” on the cloud-based EON Reality Augmented Virtual Reality platform provide contextual knowledge in real time, helping users to facilitate a manufacturing, maintenance, repair or operation procedure, and more.
A new web program by Google allows users to explore the world in virtual reality (VR) by just speaking the name of a place. Speak to Go is activated by a user’s voice.
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. Here are three guidelines toward introducing VR in e-learning courses.
Dell has added a new model to its entry-level thin client series that enables light multi-tasking in a highly secure, easy to manage and space-efficient design.
The NYU Tandon School of Engineering has created a virtual reality app that enables users to explore and engage with a microscopic, intracellular world in a game-like environment. The VR experience, called Tandon Labs, is being used as an admissions tool with a simple goal: Attract future engineers and scientists who are hyped about STEM.
For augmented reality to succeed in education, there's more required than just cool experiences.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) today released the program for the annual ISTE Conference & Expo in San Antonio, TX, June 25-28.
Despite all the headlines and conference coverage of virtual reality (VR) for education over the last year, the technology is still gaining speed — residing at that sweet spot in the hype cycle where, when you place headsets on people and gently guide them to turn around to gain a full view, they tend to gasp and say, "Oh, wow."
Apple may be the latest company to join the Partnership for AI, a consortium that was established to develop best practices for artificial intelligence. If Apple joins, it will work alongside Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Google, IBM and Deepmind to advance public understanding of AI and its potential benefits across industries, including education.