Seminar on ‘Role of AR and VR in Education'

A seminar on ‘How to apply AR & VR in education was conducted at ICAT, Chennai on 27th SEP 2018, by Mr. Kai,Vice president of SMARTSTONE VR ,Australia. Final year students of Game Design & Development, Game Programming and UI Design & Development from Interactive media department took part in this workshop.

With an aim to give the students an idea of how Augmented Reality&Virtual Reality works in our education system, and how relevant products are developed, Mr. Kai started with a brief discussion on AR& VR. Then he showcased the latest virtual reality and augmented reality devices like Pico goblin, HTC vive, Google cardboard, etc...

The main focus of the seminar was how education can be enhanced using VR and AR. The students were also enlighten about the various form of usability that have been achieved with the limited amount of controls with the devices. The present state of AR and VR devices have been heavily experimented to achieve a much more comfortable experience to the user. Further, there held a doubt clarification session, in which our students sought specific knowledge on these latest technologies and cleared their doubts.