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 […]

Parsons Faculty Project One of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge Winners

Posted Posted in Virtual Reality

The Verizon Foundation, in partnership with NYC Media Lab, announced the ten winners of the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge. In fall 2019, the Verizon Foundation’s 5G EdTech Challenge called on innovators, academics and non-profit business leaders nationwide to submit ideas for powerful, transformative education solutions. The finalist range from AR and VR experiences, to machine learning, […]

The Parsons Fashion Study Collection VR Experience selected for NYC Media Lab Summit Expo

Posted Posted in Projects, Virtual Reality

The Parsons Fashion Study Collection in Virtual Reality project has been selected for NYC Median Lab Summit Expo. The experience features a 1920s evening coat, attributed to designer Paul Poiret. The textile pattern is attributed to artist/painter Raoul Dufy. The coat is one of 4,000 garments and accessories which are part of the Parson’s Fashion […]

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…

CNN in VR

Posted Posted in Virtual Reality

CNN partnered with interactive entertainment company Magnopus, the company behind the Coco VR experience, to launch a VR app for its virtual reality news stories on the Oculus Rift. The Oculus Rift version of the CNNVR app will have 360-degree 4K content with a news ticker at the bottom, and will launch with 100 videos […]

Skyrim in VR

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Skyrim: The Elder Scrolls Five is coming out on the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Microsoft Mixed Reality headset on April 3rd. Skyrim VR for SteamVR contains the entire Skyrim experience, the base game plus the Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn expansions. Get ready to explore this epic world front and center. More…