About Danielle

Very interested in new technology revolved around art and education. Researching the most current news about education, VR, Robotics and how they impact the Fab Lab network or the world at large.

2016 Video !!

We present the summary of 2016 as a fun video showing several of the best moments of the year. We show you the projects that have been developed at FabLab Yachay, several workshops, the graduation of the FabAcademy program in China, among other experiences. This is our way to say thanks to all the institutions [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|vr-news|0 Comments

Can VR Make You A Better Person?

If the world feels like a colder, meaner place these days, virtual reality may come to the rescue. Researchers across the globe are using immersive digital worlds to place users in someone else's shoes and, at least temporarily, help them become kinder, more compassionate people. Virtual reality is better known for its potential in gaming, [...]

By |January 1st, 2017|vr-news|0 Comments

Apollo 11’ Latest News & Update: Immersive VR Education’s Flagship App To Land On PlayStation VR, Along With Radial Games’ ‘Fantastic Contraption’

Sony's virtual reality headset will be receiving more apps already available for the HTC Vive. It's good news still that the PlayStation VR is catching up, and its recent additions, "Apollo 11" and "Fantastic Contraption," should make the PSVR all the more exciting. Immersive VR Education and Radial Games, the companies behind "Apollo 11" and [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Research Study Suggests VR Can Have A Huge Impact In The Classroom

“Every child is a genius in his or her own way. VR can be the key to awakening the genius inside.” This is the closing line of a new research study currently making its way out of China. Conducted by Beijing Bluefocus E-Commerce Co., Ltd and Beijing iBokan Wisdom Mobile Internet Technology Training Institution, the [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pilot Projects Show How VR Will Revolutionize Education

A research report recently published in China entitled “The Impact of VR on Academic Performance,” asserts that virtual reality improves student test scores and knowledge retention. VR-based learning also tends to leave no student behind since it is able to appeal to even the least responsive of users, the report states. The study, which compared [...]

By |December 8th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Fab Lab VR Launching On HTC VIVE!

We are very excited to share our new Fab Lab VR video with you. With FLVR you can experience a Fab Lab from anywhere. FLVR recreates the layout of a fabrication laboratory, allowing you to walk around the space and to use a variety of digital fabrication machines. Here are some of the machines you [...]

By |December 6th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

3D Printing And HoloLens To Improve Healthcare In Latin America

Brazilian doctors are using Microsoft’s HoloLens in order to improve spine surgery. In an interview with NextReality, Dr Henrique Lampert, an orthopeadic spine surgeon in Southern Brazil, and his partner Dr Bruno Gobbato have managed to perform surgery with aid from the device. The aim of their project, Lampert explains to NextReality, is to improve [...]

By |December 6th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Around The World In 80 Minutes – What is Google Earth VR? The Virtual Reality ‘Killer App’ – Here’s What We Know

The new Google Earth VR app lets intrepid, or not so intrepid, travellers fly around the globe and even the universe without getting out of bed. The new Google Earth virtual reality app lets intrepid, or not so intrepid, travellers fly around the globe while still in bed or sitting on the sofa. THANKS to Google [...]

By |November 27th, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

Your First VR Rig Might Fit In A Pocket

The future of virtual reality can be found in the fiction of Snow Crash, Oculus’ Max Cohen believes — but probably not in the way you’re thinking. In Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson's seminal book based on a future world driven by consumerism and warped by privatization, people seek escape through a game-like metaverse using a [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments

One Of the Best New VR Things: Buying A Car

I had a fascinating experience last week. I got to see and experience the new Jaguar I-Pace, the company's electric answer to the as-yet-unannounced Tesla Y SUV, long before I'll actually get to see the prototype. I didn't just get to see the car -- I got to understand intimately why the car was created [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|vr-news|0 Comments