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CES 2016 and Virtual Reality

I recently followed CES 2016 online – the world’s biggest technology show taking place in Las Vegas, to see what technologies and predictions from big tech brands will unravel in the next year. Wearable technology and smart homes were the … Continue reading

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Ding! Ding! Round two – AR in the classroom

On Friday afternoon we demoed the second, and brand new, version of the Crafts Study Centre augmented reality (AR) app to students at University for the Creative Arts. Originally our lead academic, Adrian Bland, had envisoned AR as a ‘portal … Continue reading

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Mimas AR open for business

Mimas is pleased to announce that we are now open to engage in Augmented Reality consultancy and training, an exciting new area where we hope to realise its rich potential for education. Mimas’s experience with AR has involved working with … Continue reading

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SCARLET Toolkit

The SCARLET tool-kit is available to enable teachers, technologists and librarians to construct their own tailored AR applications within the context of Special Collections, adapting the University of Exeter’s (From ‘Unlocking the Hidden Curriculum’ project) toolkit. The toolkit  includes course … Continue reading

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Portal to another world

The Little Gallery, 5 Ellis Street, London, SW1 Copyright managed by the Crafts Study Centre The image above has been used as the pattern for the Crafts Study Centre’s first proof-of-concept augmented reality (AR) app. The idea was born from … Continue reading

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Planning a literature class using non-traditional teaching/AR methods

Being involved in the SCARLET project has been very interesting, but also quite difficult. The concepts involved, and particularly working out how to apply the software best in a pedagogical situation, produce new and complex challenges to a teacher. In … Continue reading

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