Extended Reality for Education and Research in Academia
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XR ERA aims to bring people from education, research and industry together, both online and offline. We want to stimulate the sharing of XR knowledge and applications, to drive community development.
Ultimately, XR ERA aims to enhance education and research in academia by making use of what XR has to offer.
XR ERA is founded by Leiden University, Centre for Innovation.
XR ERA is an open, independent platform. Do you work in education, research, or is your work is strongly affiliated with either of these disciplines? Whether you’re an XR veteran or just a curious newbie, you’re welcome to join us!
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This collection is curated by the XR ERA team. The network around XR ERA contributes their insights to the platform. These articles range from philosophical questions to practical applications. We invite you to share your own insights with us!
Making a digital reconstruction of the Amsterdam neighbourhood Vlooienburg accessible in virtual reality – an interview with the creators
As shared in a previous article in January 2021, we organized a fruitful community meetup, in a virtual reconstruction of the vanished neighbourhood Vlooienburg in Amsterdam. The meetup’s goal was...
To make a flying start of 2021, a very special XR ERA meetup took place on Thursday, January 21st at 11:00. In an ample 40 minutes, participants got the chance to visit a virtual exhibition and...
To get an idea of where you as a teacher, researcher or even student could use virtual, augmented and mixed reality experiences for, we’ll dive into the potential that these medias can bring to...
XR stands for ‘eXtended Reality’, which encompasses all combinations of real and virtual environments. The most prominent examples included Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), but who knows what the future might bring. The ‘X’ leaves this definition open to future technologies.
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