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Oct. VR/AR User Group Meeting Debrief

In our October VR/AR User Group meeting, we had several individuals presenting their works and we discussed possible projects going forward.

AGDA VR Project Reveal

AGDA (AMS Game Development Association) VR division, in collaboration with EML, released their projects for 2017/18 academic year with their members. We’re also looking for students who can 3D model/ animate for these projects – if interested, contact at emergingmedia.lab@ubc.ca

SLAIS Colloquium Fall 2017

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, the iSchool at University of British Columbia, is pleased to welcome Dr. Ray Hsu, Digital media artist, Chair of the UBC Virtual and Augmented Reality User Group, Faculty in Residence at UBC’s Emerging, as a speaker in our Winter 2017 Colloquium program. He is speaking Thursday, September […]

Virtual reality and augmented reality field trips funded by OER grants

“The intent of this project is to create openly licensed VR assets (open educational resources), to use open science principles to share the workflow and best practices for developing educational VR content, and to build B.C. educational institutions’ capacity to create openly-licensed, virtual field trips. This project is an open pedagogy project that has involved […]

Tour of Finger Food Studios Holodeck

On April 4th, 2017 the Emerging Media Lab organized a tour of the Finger Food Studios Holodeck. The Holodeck is a 25,000 sq ft holographic design and development space. Finger Food Studios is using the latest technology to “provide innovative solutions for global companies”. They work across a variety of platforms using the latest technology including Mixed Reality, Augmented […]