Monday, 30 May 2016

Google Daydream

At the end of last week, I picked up a class set of VR headsets that I need to assemble and find a storage box for over in the Geography room. They came from Hong Kong and cost just a couple of pounds each. I also need a bag of googly eyes to stick on the front of them...

I'm preparing a unit called Virtual Geographies, which looks at the use of this technology and hopefully gets the students involved in a range of activities.

Just signed up to be notified about the next stage in Google Cardboard development: Google Daydream, which is apparently coming in Autumn 2016, and features an improved headset with some sort of remote control switch, judging by the image below:


Image copyright Google: https://vr.google.com/daydream/ 

Image of VR headsets by Alan Parkinson

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