Gettysburg’s 1st virtual reality experience opens today | Local News

Visitors and residents will now be able to travel back to 1863 through Gettysburg’s first virtual reality experience, Ticket to the Past—Unforgettable Journeys, at the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station. This new immersive virtual reality experience opens to the public from 1 to 8 pm today at the Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, 35 Carlisle St., Gettysburg. … Read more

Virtual reality now being used in physical therapy at St. Bernards | News

JONESBORO — Senior residents at the St. Bernards Villa have started participating in a pilot physical therapy program which uses a special virtual reality (VR) system built, in part, with senior care facilities in mind, by Neuro Rehab VR. According to a press release, St. Bernards has begun using a platform called Neuro Rehab VR, … Read more

Educators: Tech in school is a balancing act | News

Technological devices are unavoidable during this day and age, and while cellphones, laptops and tablets do have the potential to become disruptive for students, educators say they have become crucial learning tools. Whether or not cellphones are allowed in the classroom largely depends on the teacher. Some teachers allow them, but ask that they remain … Read more

Lehi-based augmented reality tech company brings businesses into the metaverse

Jon Cheney, CEO of Seek, shows off some of the company’s software during an interview in Lehi on Monday. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes LEHI — It’s happened to many of us before: after ordering something online, the product that’s delivered to your doorstep is not what you expected. Maybe … Read more

Seeking the Truth: Burns middle students learning lessons by interacting with peers across globe | News

The news project Teresa Perkins and her Burns Middle School students have been working on the past few weeks has been an eye-opening experience for her as a teacher, because it’s been a way to introduce students to the world beyond the four walls of her classroom . Perkins, BMS computer applications teacher, has been … Read more

Eight HCE members attend annual conference | Local News

MONTICELLO – Eight Piatt County Home and Community Education members attended the 98th Annual Illinois Association for Home and Community Education Conference at the Thelma Keller Convention Center and Holiday Inn in Effingham March 15, 16 and 17. Those who attended included Carol Drayton, Frances Kurr, Evelyn Eads, Nora Hanaver, Nancy Carle, Martha Lynch, Kathleen … Read more

Virtual Reality Experience Helping Healthcare Workers Suffering From Pandemic Burnout – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiamy) – April is recognized as Stress Awareness Month and we all know the high stress healthcare workers have endured the past two years during the pandemic. Now research shows virtual reality can help in a real way. To try to combat the stress, anxiety, depression and burnout healthcare workers have been facing, researchers … Read more

Beyond Reality brings VR to life inside Sangertown Square | News

NEW HARTFORD, NY (WKTV) – Three men who bonded through video games in their high school days, have invited people in the Central New York and Mohawk Valley region, to bond through virtual reality at their brick and mortar storefront inside Sangertown Square in New Hartford. Blake Arcuri, co-owner of Beyond Reality said, “It started … Read more

Danville-based program to connect school system, community in need of tutors | Local News

SUSAN ELZEY Special to the Register & Bee Students with the Danville Church & Tutorial Program work on a project. Contributed photo A local tutorial program is looking for a few good tutors. The Danville Church & Tutorial Program, formerly known as the Danville Church-based Tutorial program, has received a grant that will allow the … Read more