The New School + #SXSW: Maya Georgieva, Director of Digital Learning at The New School, Discusses Design Principles for XR Education

Posted Posted in 360 Media, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Virtual Reality, XR

XR is generally used as a term to encompass the vast possibilities of reality warping technology, which includes VR, AR, and more. As Director of Digital Learning and the XReality Center at The New School, Maya Georgieva is an expert in digital and immersive education, and recently gave a talk during #SXSWedu focused on how […]

War of the Worlds Class in 360° Video

Posted Posted in 360 Media, Projects, XReality Center Faculty and Staff

Eugene Lang’s War of the Worlds class taught by Sarah Montague and in partnership with Maya Georgieva from the XReality Center create a unique experience linking the past and the present with a performance and recording in 360 video. The course brought together students of Culture & Media, Journalism & Design, and Theatre. This multidisciplinary course coincided […]

XReality Center 360 Video Workshop at The Parsons Reunion

Posted Posted in 360 Media, Workshop, XReality Center Faculty and Staff

A highlight of the Parsons reunion was the Virtual Reality Workshop, led by Maya Georgieva, director of Digital Learning at The New School’s XReality Center. Alumni were given the opportunity to produce their own 360 video projects and then viewed the results of their immersive storytelling at the closing party.          Alumni spent the day […]

Parsons and Lang Featured in EDUCAUSE Review Article – VR and AR: The Art of Immersive Storytelling and Journalism

Posted Posted in 360 Media, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Projects, Virtual Reality

Parsons’ Immersive Storytelling minor and Eugene Lang course featured in the EDUCAUSE Review article VR and AR: The Art of Immersive Storytelling and Journalism.  The article reviews programs across higher education working with XR and explores the question – as we move into a world of immersive technologies, how will virtual and augmented reality transform […]

Nile 360

Posted Posted in 360 Media, Virtual Reality

Viewers will be swept down the Nile and transported through Khartoum’s cafés in a BBC Virtual Reality documentary series which provides a glimpse into the future of news reporting. Presented by Alastair Leithead, BBC Africa Correspondent, the two-part series was filmed using technological advances which only became available over the past months. More…