Latest News: Improving Customer Engagement with Gamification and Virtual Reality

eLearningworld News from Germany and Switzerland The travel industry has a loyalty problem, when choosing which services to use, the brand is often far from the top of the list. To make the brand more important and to find methods to gain new customers Lufthansa and Swissair has joined together …

Latest News: Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2017, according to Gartner

eLearningworld News from US The Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016, has been taking place October 16-20 in Orlando, here the renowned research company presented its predictions of the top ten strategic technology trends for 2017. Gartner defines a strategic technology trend “as one with substantial disruptive potential that is just beginning to …

Latest News: Benefits of using Virtual Reality in the Workplace

eLearningworld News from Germany The Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC) of Bielefeld University is one of 43 clusters of excellence in Germany. During 8-9 September 2016, CITEC is arranging the conference “Towards the workplace of the future — with virtual reality” where experts will present the latest developments …

Latest News: Using virtual reality-technology to educate about bullying

eLearningworld News from Sweden You can try to stop bullying by teaching about statistics as well tell stories about different cases and consequences but the effect is not always the preferred. To improve the teaching environment within this field the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company, UR, has developed a virtual reality …

Virtual Reality Innovation in the Nordic Countries

eLearningworld Weekly Review Let’s go shopping virtual reality experiences, or feeling more creative? Let’s tell a virtual reality story and publish it to the world. Welcome to the innovative virtual reality world of the Nordic Countries. Virtual Reality Storytelling To create an interactive and full-cover virtual reality experience you have …

Latest News: New Virtual Reality Lab for military research on Cognitive Abilities

eLearningworld News from US A new virtual reality laboratory opens for researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC). The purpose is that they from real world scenarios can study a soldier’s cognitive abilities and performance in operational situations. “This capability brings our tightly controlled …

Latest News: Using Oculus Rift in Education – A New World will Open Up

eLearningworld News from Czech Republic Mendel Grammar School in the Czech Republic connected an Oculus Rift to seven of its computers the outcome now almost two years later is the World of Comenius. This is an interactive hands on form of learning where the student can touch, transform and become …

Latest News: Free Virtual Journeys for Schools around the World and the Deep Blue

eLearningworld News from the World Google’s Expeditions Pioneer Program includes more than 100 Expeditions ranging from museums to outer space. Go to Slovakias famous caves or coral reefs or the beautiful city of Barcelona or why not visit the surface of Mars. The virtual trip is as authentic that it …