Extended Reality Technology
Adult Enrichment / Special Interest -
Drop into an alternate reality as you explore immersive technologies that are revolutionizing the way people learn and interact with each other. Extended Reality (XR) is a term that encompasses Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality. This workshop will give an overview of some of the latest developments in XR technologies and give you the opportunity for hands-on experimentation with AR via iPads, VR via the Oculus Quest 2, and MR via the Microsoft Hololens.
Hedrick Ellis has worked in educational technology for over 25 years, starting in product development at Tom Snyder Productions where he was the executive producer of more than 20 software products for K-12 schools. He has also worked at itslearning, a Norway-based LMS company, and as the Director of Online Learning at Facing History and Ourselves. An adjunct professor at Endicott College, he opened an XR Lab which includes tools for augmented, virtual, and mixed reality.