Despite the ominous messages that Black Mirror has warned its viewers about the advancement of AR and VR (let’s hope none of us end up in the USS Callister), the technologies are growing and here to stay. AR and VR for education is also a budding field, and we even had the pleasure of sharing ideas with content creators at a recent VR for Education meetup right around the corner from our office in Dumbo, Brooklyn.
Imagine you’re building a house for a young family. You might think you know what’s best for them. You go straight out and build a house with an open concept design so that Mom and Dad will be able to watch the kids at all times. But when the family moves in, they tell you an open concept makes it too difficult for the kids to concentrate on homework while Dad is cooking or Mom is watching TV.