Getting to know Thomas Flynn, 3D Digitization Expert for Museums

On Wednesday March 8th, Augment will be presenting at SXSWedu in Austin, Texas about the use of augmented reality in museums and cultural heritage institutions. The talk, “Bringing History to Life with Augmented Reality”, will take a look 3D digitisation in museums and how augmented reality can give these digital artefacts a life beyond [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Education|0 Comments

A Letter to the Education Community

Welcome back to the school year! Yes, it's that time again. Time to go back to class to explore uncharted waters -- whether it’s a new subject, a new technology, or even a new social setting. We want to help you out with your exploration: Go beyond those 2D handouts and learn a new topic [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Education|1 Comment

Augment’s Education Program at a Glance (Infographic)

Augment EDU is improving the way that students learn.  Augmented reality is a great, effective portal for students to better understand concepts that are hard to interpret in 2D. And while augmented reality is still considered to be in its early stages, Augment has always been active in the classroom, hosting over 9,000 student-created 3D models [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|AR News, Education|2 Comments

Using AR & VR For Education: An Interview with Kathy Schrock

The latest computing technology isn’t distinct to just enthusiasts and innovative businesses; it’s also used to help students learn. Virtual reality and augmented reality have been at the forefront of innovation in the classroom and Augment has been heavily involved in the learning initiative. Augment has been used by highly touted institutions like MIT, Carnegie [...]

By |April 28th, 2016|AR News, Education|3 Comments

Understanding the Movement of Biochemical Structures with Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality in Biochemistry: Meet Lenin Dominguez­-Ramirez at Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico Lenin Dominguez­-Ramirez teaches biochemistry at Universidad de las Américas Puebla in Mexico. Often times, his students have a difficult time imagining the shape, structure, and movement of complex biochemical structures since the representations are usually in 2D. To help with [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Education|0 Comments

Visualizing the Past: Pioneering Technology in Archaeology

Augmented Reality in Archaeology - Meet Stephanie Sterling, Student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln As an undergraduate student studying art history and archaeology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Stephanie Sterling interned at the Midwest Archeological Center for the National Park Service (NPS). For her internship, Sterling created an interactive web application aimed to educate the general [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Visualizing the Past: Pioneering Technology in Archaeology

Discover the Advantages of Augmented Reality for Dentistry and Medicine

Augmented Reality in Dental and Medical Education - Meet Dr. Alexis JENNY PhD at Université de Strasbourg As a PhD student at the Université de Strasbourg, Alexis JENNY used Augment to defend his thesis on how the fields of dentistry and medicine could benefit from using augmented reality. His innovative dissertation was granted the highest [...]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Discover the Advantages of Augmented Reality for Dentistry and Medicine

Bringing Science to Life with Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality in Science Education -- Meet math and science teacher Jonathan Newman Jonathan Newman teaches math and science education at Rehoboth Christian High School in New Mexico in the United States. Constantly looking for new ways to engage his students, he discovered Augment and quickly realized its academic applications in the classroom. Newman starts [...]

By |January 28th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Bringing Science to Life with Augmented Reality

Preparing Students with the Latest Packaging Tool, AR

Augmented Reality in Packaging Education : Meet Dennis Young from the School of Packaging at Michigan State University The School of Packaging at Michigan State University is a leading institute and a pioneer in its field. Established in 1957, the School of Packaging was the first program of its kind and it has been providing high quality education [...]

By |January 22nd, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Preparing Students with the Latest Packaging Tool, AR

Bridging the gap between 2D and 3D in Engineering with AR

Augmented Reality in Engineering Education - Meet engineering Professor Mauro Figueiredo Learning how to 3D model is standard among engineering students, and so is learning how to portray 3D objects on paper. But, as many students discover, it can be difficult to create one with just the other. Professor Mauro Figueiredo has learned to bridge [...]

By |January 14th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Bridging the gap between 2D and 3D in Engineering with AR

Augmented Reality in Presentation at MIT Competition

How one entrepreneur used augmented reality to prototype and present his product during the Lemelson-MIT Program exhibition. Each year, the Lemelson-MIT Program celebrates outstanding inventors and inspires young people to pursue creative lives and careers through invention. They also encourage youth to invent and develop their hands-on skills in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through two national [...]

By |July 28th, 2015|AR News, Education|Comments Off on Augmented Reality in Presentation at MIT Competition

How Augment connects students & technology

Sainte Clotilde College is a private educational institute in Paris. During the School’s four year apprenticeship program, it offers a wide variety of subjects including technology courses. To familiarize students with augmented reality, the technology professor uses Augment to conduct in-class exercises. During the activities, students scan signs depicting different Parisian landmarks. By scanning one [...]

By |February 23rd, 2015|AR News, Education|Comments Off on How Augment connects students & technology

5 reasons to use Augmented Reality in Education

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  EYE-CATCHING PRESENTATIONS By integrating augmented reality into your lectures, you’ll capture the attention of your audience. You will have their undivided attention. For instance, a teacher in dentistry integrated Augment into his lessons to show 3D models of teeth and how the human jaw works. INTERACTIVE LESSONS […]

By |February 13th, 2015|Education|Comments Off on 5 reasons to use Augmented Reality in Education

The Best 3D model of the Month #2

We have selected the best 3D model of January! Below, we interview Cesar whose skull model, “Craneo”, is our best model of the month. Cesar, can you introduce yourself please? […]

By |January 30th, 2015|AR News, Education|Comments Off on The Best 3D model of the Month #2

How Augment Revolutionizes Education  

Augment is making great strides in the educational and scientific fields. More and more professionals are relying on Augment’s free app to illustrate everything from basic element structures to highly complex models.   […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Education|Comments Off on How Augment Revolutionizes Education