Virtual Reality resources for the EDUCAUSE 2015 Preconference workshop, “Augmented Minds, Smart Bodies: Wearable Tech Enters the Academy.”

Educause 2015 Virtual Reality Resources

Virtual Reality Apps iOS Android
 JauntVR Screen Shot 2015-10-27 at 5.08.16 AM
 Jaunt VR  Jaunt VR
  • Jaunt is an online source of cinematic VR
  • Recommended: Inside Syria ABCNews report
 VRSE Screen Shot 2015-10-27 at 5.11.33 AM
  • Recommended: U2, “Song for Someone”
  • Recommended: Clouds Over Sidra – (large download – 700Mb) – this video will be available on separate VR headsets)
 IM360 Screen Shot 2015-10-27 at 5.13.28 AM
 IM360  IM360
  • Click on Mode and select 3D Side/Side
  • If you look down at the symbol at your feet, you will move
 EON Reality Screen Shot 2015-10-27 at 5.15.11 AM
EON Reality  EON Reality
  • World’s largest Virtual Reality Library 
  • Recommended: Egypt 360 Photosphere (large download – 700Mb)
 You Visit VR Screen Shot 2015-10-27 at 5.16.45 AM
You Visit VR  You Visit VR
  • Travel sites, businesses and some universities here. Interesting VR interface – stare at the globes to access content
 Google Cardboard App Screen Shot 2015-10-27 at 5.21.31 AM
 Cardboard  Cardboard
  •  360 immersive scenes demonstrating Google Cardboard
 WeShareVR  Screen Shot 2015-10-27 at 5.19.55 AM
WeShareVR  WeShareVR
  • A marketplace to share and exchange Virtual Reality files 
  • Recommended: Ivan Fisher’s Budapest Festival Orchestra
 360 Immersive Photo Apps
 RoundMe Screen Shot 2015-10-27 at 5.20.21 AM
  • Note that if you position a floating bubble shaped icon in the middle of the viewer, you will be transported to another location
 360 Panorama 360 Panorama  360 Panorama
  •  Very easy to create your own 360 immersive photographs
American Museum of Natural History
  •  360 immersive tour of the American Museum of Natural History through your laptop

EDUCAUSE 2015 Cardboard Survey: Google Cardboard Survey