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September 2021

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality

How AR/VR is Impacting the Education Sector

September 16, 2021
Work-from-home

We have come a long way from using blackboards and chalks to teach at schools. Technology has improved several areas in the education sector, such as how teachers teach, the materials they use, and how they assess their students. Students can now learn over the internet without being in a physical class, something we were forced to do this last year. Nevertheless, there are still several ways the education sector can be improved to engage students better and increase the retention of what they learn at school.

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality have shown how useful they can be in several industries, and the education industry isn’t left out. People learn better when they engage more of their senses while learning. Traditional classrooms engage only the eyes and ears most of the time. AR/VR brings a much more immersive learning experience to the classroom, making retention and recollection easier for students.

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Virtual Reality

The Oculus Quest Line Receives A Series of Impressive Updates

September 3, 2021
Oculus Quest 2 Firmware Updates

Exactly one month after the Quest 2 was launched, Oculus, clearly not done for the year, released a series of updates to the Quest 2 and its predecessor, the Quest. The company released a v23 software update that includes new features such as app gifting, system-level fitness tracking, and 90Hz support for the Quest 2. The same day the software update was announced, Oculus Link also exited beta, more than a year after it was first announced. The updates are detailed below.

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