Veterinary VR tech enables students to uniquely study canine anatomy

Veterinary VR tech - Dog

A new virtual reality (VR) experience provides a “mental picture” to students studying dog anatomy. The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech is providing its student’s with a new and unique experience via new Veterinary VR tech. The technology has been designed to bring the anatomy of a dog to virtual life, allowing students to view the organs inside the skeletal system of a dog up close. Users can step into parts of a virtual mid-sized dog’s body. The virtual reality experience allows users to get an up…

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Mobile devices should be hidden away for the best social interactions

teen texting mobile device users

According to a recent study, for a great conversation, smartphones should be undetectable. Researchers from the department of urban affairs at Virginia Tech have released the results of a study that they have conducted with regards to the impact of the presence of mobile devices on the quality of social interactions. Though these gadgets are seen as social tools and are meant to bring individuals information, they may not help in person. Despite the fact that mobile devices are technically supposed to make sure that we can always keep in…

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Augmented reality mobile app makes learning more fun

augmented reality historical mobile app

Historic sites can use the application to enhance the experience for children visiting the locations. A team of researchers from Virginia Tech have now developed an augmented reality app that will help to boost the learning experience for school children who are visiting various historic sites. The mobile application is currently being tested so that it can provide kids with a more interactive experience. The key to the app is in the augmented reality experience that it provides. This uses a viewing screen – such as a tablet or a…

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