May 11

Beaconing at eLSE Conference 2018

Posted by admin

In April 19th - 20th 2018 has been taken place the 14th edition of the eLSE Conference - "eLearning and Software for Education", in Bucharest. The Beaconing project results achieved so far were presented by ATS within the paper "LOCATION-BASED METAGAMES FOR LEARNING". The main objective of the paper was to present the…

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May 8

Using Image Based Tracking in Mixed Reality to provide new learning experiences

Posted by Sam Harper

To build upon the concept of using Mixed Reality to 'see' and 'feel' concepts being taught in action, the BEACONING HoloLens VET game now utilises image-based tracking to allow students to wield a real angle grinder in their training to practice cutting into stone blocks, something that is currently impossible for training students…

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May 3

HFC at Naidex 2018

Posted by Hands Free Computing

It was a pleasure to attend Naidex 2018, the disability event of the year at the NEC, Birmingham. Keynote speakers on assistive technology, disability and inclusion within work and school sectors, along with the most innovative products for those with physical, visual and learning impairments. Naidex provided a platform to discuss Beaconing with a range…

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May 1

The power of mixed reality

Posted by Theo Lim

Two major trends leading from 2017 onto 2018 to innovative STEM  programs and personalized learning is data analytics and creating access to AR/VR. What does this equate to...? To date the holy grail of digital learning remains transitioning towards an immersive learning experience. But we have failed miserably by not providing a way…

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Apr 25

New DIN Specification on SG Meta Data Format

Posted by Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge

During the last 6 months a multi-disciplinary team with German speaking reasearchers, game developers and other interested stakeholders have been working on a new specification on SG Meta data Format. The objective is to improve the standardisation in how SG are described and thereby support the reuse of existing games. Today the  final…

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