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Eye Tracking is VR’s Next Killer Feature

There are plenty of ways virtual reality headsets could get better. They could offer higher-resolution screens (like the new Vive Pro), a wider field of view and improved built-in tracking sensors. But another feature might be even more essential: eye tracking. It's not a new concept -- we've been following FOVE's eye-tracking headset, as well [...]

By |January 26th, 2018|vr-news|0 Comments

MakerBot 3D Printer – Fab Lab VR

MakerBot 3D Printer MakerBot 3D Printer School Fab Lab provides stations such as this and others to aid students in learning about digital fabrication. Using virtual reality, students are more engaged and retain the knowledge even better! Fab Lab VR is an immersive environment where one can test out machines such as 3D [...]

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

Stepcraft – Fab Lab VR

Stepcraft Stepcraft School Fab Lab provides stations such as this and others to aid students in learning about digital fabrication. Using virtual reality, students are more engaged and retain the knowledge even better! Fab Lab VR is an immersive environment where one can test out machines such as 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, Vinyl [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|vr-news|0 Comments

Ultimaker – Fab Lab VR

Ultimaker Ultimaker School Fab Lab provides stations such as this and others to aid students in learning about digital fabrication. Using virtual reality, students are more engaged and retain the knowledge even better! Fab Lab VR is an immersive environment where one can test out machines such as 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, Vinyl [...]

By |November 8th, 2017|vr-news|0 Comments

USCutter – Fab Lab VR

USCutter USCutter School Fab Lab provides stations such as this and others to aid students in learning about digital fabrication. Using virtual reality, students are more engaged and retain the knowledge even better! Fab Lab VR is an immersive environment where one can test out machines such as 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, Vinyl [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|vr-news|0 Comments

Shopbot – Fab Lab VR

Shopbot Shopbot School Fab Lab provides stations such as this and others to aid students in learning about digital fabrication. Using virtual reality, students are more engaged and retain the knowledge even better! Fab Lab VR is an immersive environment where one can test out machines such as 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, Vinyl [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|vr-news|0 Comments

Hot Wire – Fab Lab VR

Hot Wire A hot-wire foam cutter is a tool used to cut polystyrene foam and similar materials. The device consists of a thin, taut metal wire, often made of nichrome or stainless steel, or a thicker wire preformed into a desired shape, which is heated via electrical resistance to approximately 200°C. As the wire [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|vr-news|0 Comments

Drone Station – Fab Lab VR

Drone Station Our custom Fab Lab VR drone, digitally designed by our creative team, is available for use digitally in the virtual reality game, and can be tested out in our School Fab Labs located in a variety of institutions across the U.S.! Learn by Piloting Terminology: Yaw, pitch, elevation, longitude and latitude. [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|vr-news|0 Comments

Laser Cutter Station – Fab Lab VR

Laser Cutter Station Using the controls seen in the previous image, the user here holds up a bee that was cut by the laser cutter machine right next to him! Learn by Designing Mathematics and spatial understanding: Exploring the 2D and 3D design environments, vector design, alignment tools, measuring, object scaling, division and [...]

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

3D Printer Station – Fab Lab Connect

3D Printer Station The MakerBot Replicator II, the most popular 3D printer on the market, comes as an option for each School Fab Lab we install, and can create an innumerable amount of objects with the simple press of a button. Learn by Design Mathematics and spatial understanding: Exploring the 3D design environment, [...]

By |October 31st, 2017|vr-news|0 Comments