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I just came across this

Has anyone tried it?

https://www.kubity.com/

Lucie


On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 4:04 PM, Erica Zimmer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Whoa, that is pretty cool. Thanks, BJ!
>
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 3:42 PM, Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Just came across https://storyspheres.com/, which looks very promising
>> for creating VR presentations.
>>
>> *Bjorn Behrendt M.Ed ~ Never Stop Learning*
>> *   [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> | **Blog: *Edlisten.com
>> <http://edlisten.com/>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 3:13 PM, Erica Zimmer <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I want this to be accessible to students, so I do not see the Vive as a
>>> good fit anyway.  I want to do stuff where students are not only
>>> experiencing VR or AR, but also creating it. Having 1 Vive would be quite
>>> limiting, IMHO.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 2:54 PM, Rodney Batschelet <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Aurasma is augmented reality, rather than virtual reality, so it would
>>>> not be a fit for your Vive. Still a great tool if you decide to do AR as
>>>> well as VR.
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 2:50 PM, Rodney Batschelet <[log in to unmask]
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Erica,
>>>>>
>>>>> Aurasma can be tricky, sometimes. Our math teacher is working with it
>>>>> and I have worked with it as well. Sometimes your image is too complex or a
>>>>> bit too sparse to create a good trigger. (the following is from the
>>>>> website)
>>>>>
>>>>> Trigger images should be graphically rich and not too dark or sparse.
>>>>>
>>>>> Small text, musical notes, and other small patterns and lines will not
>>>>> make for good images.
>>>>>
>>>>> Your Trigger Image is too large
>>>>>
>>>>> Solution: Check the size of your Trigger Image. Images uploaded to
>>>>> the Aurasma Studio should be no larger than 500,000 pixels (height x
>>>>> width). You can edit the size of your image in a program like Paint or
>>>>> Picture Manager.
>>>>>
>>>>> Your Trigger Image is too sparse
>>>>>
>>>>> Solution: With this error, the Studio is letting you know that
>>>>> Aurasma will struggle to recognize your image because there is not enough
>>>>> graphical detail in it for it to pick up on and identify your image as
>>>>> unique. Sparse images lack graphical detail or possibly contain large gaps
>>>>> of blank space between more detailed parts of the image. Solutions include
>>>>> either using the masking tool
>>>>> <https://aurasma.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205584319-Masking-and-Training-Trigger-Images> to
>>>>> block Aurasma from wasting time viewing blank areas it will not recognize,
>>>>> or cropping the image before uploading it so as to minimize blank space and
>>>>> concentrate pixels around parts of the image which will be more easily
>>>>> identified. You may also consider using an alternative Trigger Image.
>>>>>
>>>>> Your Trigger Image is too dark
>>>>>
>>>>> Solution: With this error, the Studio is letting you know that the
>>>>> relative darkness of the image is making it more difficult for the
>>>>> technology to recognize the graphical features within it. You can try using
>>>>> the masking tool
>>>>> <https://aurasma.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205584319-Masking-and-Training-Trigger-Images> /
>>>>> cropping the image pre-upload to block Aurasma's view from the darkest
>>>>> parts of the image and focus its attention on lighter, more recognizable
>>>>> sections. If the image is very dark though, you may want to consider using
>>>>> an alternative Trigger Image.
>>>>>
>>>>> Your Image is too complex
>>>>>
>>>>> Solution: Here, Aurasma is finding that there is so much graphical
>>>>> information in the image that it is not always sure which part of the image
>>>>> it is looking at. This can result in a jittery, unstable launching of the
>>>>> Overlay on recognition of your Trigger Image as Aurasma is not sure where
>>>>> to place the Overlay in relation to the image. This problem is often caused
>>>>> by repeating patterns in an image - if the same pattern / logo / image is
>>>>> used in both the top-left and bottom-right corners of an image, Aurasma may
>>>>> not know where to place the Overlay in relation to the image as it could
>>>>> get the corners confused! Other images may simply have too much detail -
>>>>> imagine a photo of thousands of stars in the night sky or boats in the sea.
>>>>> Again, Aurasma may struggle to identify the image from an information
>>>>> overload. Use the masking tool
>>>>> <https://aurasma.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/205584319-Masking-and-Training-Trigger-Images> to
>>>>> block Aurasma's view from these very detailed areas of an image.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 2:38 PM, Erica Zimmer <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Thank you everyone!  I am testing out a few of these.  I tried the
>>>>>> Google Cardboard Camera app, and streetview, while they both can take some
>>>>>> cool 360 photos, there is no way to embed text or other images like they in
>>>>>> Google Expeditions.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Aurasma is cool! I really like the concept, and need to play around a
>>>>>> bit more with this.  I made a couple of Auras, but it was pretty slow to
>>>>>> recognize the trigger?  Maybe my phone?  Sometimes it wouldn't recognize
>>>>>> the trigger at all.  Any suggestions, Jill?  I'll keep playing.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thinglink 360 looks amazing and more along the lines of what we are
>>>>>> thinking!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Blender, I just downloaded it, but I haven't started working on it.
>>>>>> I'll keep you posted!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 1:02 PM, Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Google Street View is also really cool.   It is the same street view
>>>>>>> that you can get on the desktop, but you can view it in VR.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> *Bjorn Behrendt M.Ed ~ Never Stop Learning*
>>>>>>> *   [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]> | **Blog: *Edlisten.com
>>>>>>> <http://edlisten.com/>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 8:57 AM, Erica Zimmer <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Could anyone recommend an app to create a Virtual Reality
>>>>>>>> Presentation?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>> ELL/Technology Integration Specialist
>>>>>>>> Rutland Central Supervisory Union
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