Category Archives: eLearning, technology enhanced learning

New Oculus Quest self sufficient headset available

Self sufficient headsets which can provide VR without a connected PC or smartphone are available for quite a long time now, however, they could not provide the same quality as headsets directly using PC HW power. The new Oculus Quest … Continue reading

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Session chair at online educa 2017 “Video Communities: Lessons Learned for International, Intergenerational, Intercultural Knowledge Sharing”

During online educa 2017 (6 – 8 Dec 2017 / Berlin) I will chair the session on the topic “Video Communities: Lessons Learned for International, Intergenerational, Intercultural Knowledge Sharing“. About the session: schools using video to connect learners across the … Continue reading

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Automated Lecture Recording System at Med Uni Graz

I present the design and set-up of our new automated lecture recording system at the International Conference on Collaborative Learning (ICL) 2017 in Budapest. You will learn what we use as a hardware and software solution and the basic functionality. … Continue reading

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Flexible OLED displays are still not as flexible as proposed

Many features where proposed for OLED displays including stable view ankle, great contrasts, energy saving, transparent if needed, cheap and flexible. However, from all these features only a small part was implemented so far. Currently devices with organic OLED displays … Continue reading

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New VR glyph 3D glasses project image directly on retina

The us start-up company Avegant presented at the CES in Las Vegas  its new VR glasses “Glyph“. This glasses differ significantly from other VR glasses due to the fact that it projects the video images directly on the retina of … Continue reading

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Microsoft starts artificial intelligence offensive

Microsoft recently introduced a new kit of artificial intelligence (ai) systems for consumers, companies and developers. This involves their assistant Cortana, a chatbot and a simultaneous translator. For its electronic assistant Cortana Microsoft announced a developer interface. With this so … Continue reading

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Oculus touch finally on the market

In December 2016 finally the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality feeling is amended by Oculus Touch. Until now Oculus Rift was delivered only with a conventional gamepad, where as the competitors HTC Vive and Playstation VR  started right from the begin … Continue reading

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Attend my presentation at online educa 2016 in Berlin

On Friday, 2 December 2016 (Time 16:30  – 17:30   Room Charlottenburg I) I will present at the international online educa conference within a panel talk “A Cost Effective Way to Apply Non-linear Story Telling in Medical Education”. Please feel free to … Continue reading

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Application of Non Linear Story Telling in Medical Education

On 21 September 2016 I will present at the ICL 2016 (19th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning) in Belfast my paper on “Application of Non Linear Story Telling in Medical Education”. In this paper we describe how we used … Continue reading

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Supermarket without any staff

In Sweden recently a super market (“Näraffär”) was opened which does not have any local staff for ordering or payment. Only for filling the empty shelfs still humans are needed. In order to shop the customers must install an app … Continue reading

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