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What’s New in Game-Based Learning – August 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Welcome to What’s New in Game-Based Learning – our monthly roundup of what’s 🔥hot🔥 in the world of game-based learning, serious games, and AR/VR for education! It’s time to sit back, cool off, and check out the most noteworthy news stories of August 2019: Can This Be the K-12 Edtech Marketplace That Finally Succeeds? (EdSurge) …

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Essential Online Communities for AR/VR Educators

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

As a leader in the educational games development space, our team has a particular affinity for all things AR/VR for education. For years, we’ve championed the value of virtual reality as a powerful tool for learning, developing high-quality immersive titles like Breaking Boundaries in Science and RoboCo while simultaneously publishing dozens of augmented and virtual …

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Augmented Reality in the Workplace

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you imagine the workplace of the future?  According to some experts, the future of work is virtual – powered in large part by augmented and mixed reality technologies like Microsoft HoloLens, Magic Leap One, and AR-enabled phones and smart devices.  Imagine – you arrive at your …

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Augmented Reality in 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

It’s been a big year for us in virtual reality – with a Webby win and a new PC/VR hybrid title on the way (namely, RoboCo), our VR efforts continue to pay dividends. But what about VR’s weird cousin, augmented reality? It’s been a minute since we’ve checked in on AR, and when I started …

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A Guide to Game-Based Learning at ISTE 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

School’s out, mosquitoes are everywhere, and summer weather seems to have finally arrived here in Wisconsin – which must mean that ISTE 2019 is right around the corner! (Image credit: Giphy) Dubbed “the epicenter of EdTech,” the annual ISTE conference is dedicated to transforming learning and teaching through exciting new technologies. A four-day event jam-packed …

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Why You Should Use Unity to Build Your Next Learning Game

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Any age, any platform, and any subject – when it comes to creating world-class games for learning and social impact, versatility is key. A vital component underlying this flexibility is our studio-wide adoption of Unity, a cross-platform game engine that we use to develop all of our learning games. In order to better understand the many justifications …

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How XR Training Can Help Save Your Business Money

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Virtual and augmented reality are poised to radically transform learning and training as we know it. We think so. Others agree. And the research backs us up. But what’s more, according to a new report from interactive entertainment market intelligence firm SuperData Research, businesses who embrace technologies like AR, MR, and VR for training are predicted to save an estimated $13.5 billion dollars …

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A Guide to Game-Based Learning at SXSW EDU 2019

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Can you believe it? We’re less than one month away from SXSW EDU 2019! (Image source: Giphy) Held each year in Austin, TX from March 4–7, 2019 – the days leading up to famed interactive media, film, and music conference South By Southwest (SXSW) – the future-focused, education-themed event boasts an array of cutting-edge sessions, workshops, …

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3 Easy Ways to Bring AR into Your Classroom

Filament Games | Educational Game Developer

Augmented reality is – literally – reshaping the world around us. (Image credit: Giphy) From catching creatures in Pokémon GO to making silly faces with Snapchat and Facebook picture filters, AR has infiltrated the mainstream, with combined hardware and software revenues set to exceed that of VR by the year 2021. As developers of custom-built game-based learning experiences, much …

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