This episode is all about virtual reality, mixed reality and augmented reality headsets and the impact we think it will have on education in general. Only one topic but a lot to talk about! Check out the talking points below.
All in one VR Headset PicoVR June2016:
a. Link: http://blog.geekbuying.com/index.php/2016/04/19/pico-neo-all-in-one-virtual-reality-headset-base-on-qualcomm-snapdragon-820/
c. Pico is owned by Chinese Company Goer Tek Inc – Manufacture for Oculus, PSVR, Samsung Gear VR.
d. What’s different? Controller holds the: cpu, ram, storage, battery. This means a light HMD
e. How does it compare? Lower resolution than Vive/Rift, 90hz refresh rate (same as Rift and Vive), Cardboard is 60hz.
f. Battery – 3 hours continuous
g. What else? Controllers – normal game pad and some that look very similar to PlayStation Move motion controller,
h. Running on Android – What about games? English/Chinese support. Only 3 to begin with from Audio Arena, EvilRobot Traffic Jam, WaddleHome – all editor picks on Oculus store.
i. Price? 3399RMB = 525USD or HMD only 300USD
The Untold Story of Magic Leap by Peter Yang of Wired
a. Link: http://www.wired.com/2016/04/magic-leap-vr/
b. Watch the demo video –
d. Education is definitely a focus for them
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