PAST EVENT

Session: Mixed Reality Classes / Designing Educational Content


2020 Educators in VR International Summit brings together educators, learners, researchers, and experts in VR, AR, and XR to share their passion for integrating immersive technology in education.

First Presentation

Track: Special Event

Mixed Reality in Classrooms Near You

Mark Christian, EVP, Strategy and Corporate Development, GIGXR

Mixed Reality devices like the HoloLens are transforming education now. Mark Christian will discuss how the technology is not about edge use cases or POCs, but real usable products that are at Universities transforming the way we teach and learn. Christian will talk about the products of GIGXR, the story of how they were developed and what the research is saying about their efficacy. It is time to move to adoption of XR technology in education. Learn how one team has made this a reality.

Mark Christian is global leader in leveraging innovative immersive XR technology to solve real problems in education. As an intra-and-entrepreneur, Mark built a start-up within Pearson, the World’s largest education company and spun this out to create GIGXR, a new start-up focused on XR in education. Mark has nearly two decades of experience running multi-disciplinary high-tech teams delivering results for clients large and small as well as developing impactful products that have touched the lives of millions. All of this experience has been gained in a truly international career with extensive experience in North America, Oceania, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Second Presentation

Track: Development

Designing Educational Content in VR

Avinash Gyawali, VR Developer, Weaver Studio

Virtual Reality is an effective medium to impart education to the student only if it is done right.The way VR is considered gimmick or not is by the way the software application are designed/developed by the developers not the hardware limitation.I will be giving insight about the VR development for educational content specifically designed for students of lower secondary school.I will also provide insights about the development of game in unity3D game engine.

Game Developer and VR developer with over 3 years of experience in Game Development.Developer of Zombie Shooter, winner of various national awards in the gaming and entertainment category, Avinash Gyawali is the developer of EDVR, an immersive voice controlled VR experience specially designed for children of age 10-18 years.

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