EDUCAUSE 2015 VR Resources

Here are the Virtual Reality resources for our EDUCAUSE 2015 preconference seminar, “Augmented Minds, Smart Bodies: Wearable Tech Enters the Academy.”

We recommend that you download one or more of the first four Apps and then view one of the recommended virtual reality videos. The Chris Milk VR film, “Clouds Over Sidra”, will also be available through separate VR headsets.

Virtual Reality AppsiOSAndroid
 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
 VRSE VRSE
  • Recommended: U2, “Song for Someone”
  • Recommended: Clouds Over Sidra – (large download – 700Mb) – this video will be available on separate VR headsets)
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 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
 RoundMe
  • Note that if you position a floating bubble shaped icon in the middle of the viewer, you will be transported to another location
    icon Panorama360 Panorama360 Panorama 360 Panorama
  •  Create your own 360 immersive photographs
American Museum of Natural History
  •  360 immersive tour of the American Museum of Natural History through your laptop

 

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