Happy New Year from Digital Bodies! Stay curious and imagine the possibilities! May it be a peaceful 2019!
There will be many significant developments VR and AR in 2019. Expect to see standalone headsets, 5G, new controllers, and possibly next-gen AR Glasses. Facebook’s Oculus Quest could be a game changer for virtual reality. And storytelling in VR may see a groundbreaking project with the release of The Fisherman’s Tale on January 22nd.
We’re looking forward to covering all the latest developments and the way they impact Education, Business, and Entertainment. And we’ll be exploring the ethical issues in VR and how Artificial Intelligence will shape immersive experiences.
For a look back on our most popular posts of the past year, check out our Top Ten VR and AR Articles of 2018. Our readership grew tremendously in 2018 and we thank you for your support.
We’ll be traveling in the early spring with talks and workshops at EDUCAUSE-ELI conference in Anaheim, California and at SXSWedu in Austin, Texas. Please stop by if you’re at one of those events!
Again, Happy New Year and best wishes for 2019!
Emory Craig is a writer, speaker, and VR consultant with extensive experience in art, new media, and higher education. He speaks at global conferences on innovation, education, and ethical technology in the future. He has published widely and worked with the US Agency for International Development, the United Nations, and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Living at the intersection of learning, games, and immersive storytelling, he is fascinated by AI-based avatars, digital twins, and the ethical implications of blurring the boundaries between the real and the virtual.