Virtual reality (VR) potentially provides our minds with direct access to digital media in a way that at first seems to have no limits.However, creating compelling VR experiences is an incredibly complex challenge.When VR is done well, the results are brilliant and pleasurable experiences that go beyond what we can do in the real world.When VR is done badly, not only is the system frustrating to use, but sickness can result.Reasons for bad VR are numerous; some failures come from the limitations of technology, but many come from a lack of understanding perception, interaction, design principles, and real users. This book [...]
Imagine taking students on an underwater excursion…or exploring Japan’s landscape and architecture together…or inviting them to sit in the cello section with the Philadelphia Orchestra during a performance at Carnegie Hall…or going on a field trip to Sequoia National Park in California climbing some of the world’s tallest trees. With Google Cardboard, you don’t have to simply imagine. Virtual reality makes learning come to life by putting you and your students in the middle of the action. And with simple tools, easy-to-use apps, and a smart phone or spherical camera, they can be [...]
From James Dashner, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling MAZE RUNNER series, comes the second book in the bestselling Mortality Doctrine series, an edge-of-your-seat cyber-adventure trilogy that includes The Eye of Minds and The Game of Lives.
Includes a sneak peek of The Fever Code, the highly anticipated conclusion to the Maze Runner series—the novel that finally reveals how the Maze was built!
Michael thought he understood the VirtNet, but the truth he discovered is more terrifying than anyone at VirtNet Security could have anticipated. The cyber terrorist Kaine isn’t human. It’s a [...]
VanGoddy Adler Backpack
VanGoddy introduces the Adler Backpack for 15 to 15.6-inch Laptops. Created as a slim fitted backpack, it features heavily padded [...]