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The Internet of Things and Education

With the Internet connecting us to many things (media, photos, information, etc.) can it also connect us to physical objects? Can we launch applications on our computer by just touching a physical object? Can one physical object talk to another … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality for Education

Augmented Reality (AR) has been around for some time and also has been labeled as a “gimmicky” technology. With a couple of new applications using AR, it is now being revisited again in the educational world. What exactly is AR? … Continue reading

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App That Uses Augmented Reality to Translate Phrases

New app called Word Lens uses the iPhone’s camera to view a phrase in another language and translate the phrase right inside the camera, showing the translated text and not the original text (that is the augmented reality part of … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality and Education

In a recent blog post by David Hopkins, the author explores the Augmented Reality and how it could be used in education. Some of the pluses of augmented reality for education that David discusses are: "Learning styles: rich examples of … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality (AR) and Education

According to Wikipedia "Augmented reality (AR) is a field of computer research which deals with the combination of real-world and computer-generated data (virtual reality), where computer graphics objects are blended into real footage. " Recently a lot of companies have … Continue reading

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