Sep 12

Public Demonstrations of BEACONING for VET in Edinburgh

Posted by Sam Harper

Scott Mcgibbon and Sam Harper from Heriot Watt University have been demonstrating the various BEACONING VET games to the general public, as well as industry leaders and Members of Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh over the past month. The first event was tied in to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in conjunction with Historic Environment…

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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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