Expanding the horizons of augmented and virtual reality in higher education

| December 19, 2018

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A resurgence of interest, innovation and investment in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) is underway. Immersive technologies like AR and VR, often enhanced by artificial intelligence (AI), are rapidly becoming more powerful and versatile. The AR and VR market and the need for workers who are proficient in the use of these technologies are ballooning.Educational institutions are aware of the many innovation opportunities and potentially valuable usage scenarios for immersive technology and extended reality (XR). They know that they must enable students with the appropriate skills to pursue a career in which the digital enhancement of reality is key. They are committing vast resources and creating new curricula and programs to teach and research AR and VR solutions.

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