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Quick Bytes – The World of Tomorrow

Date: May 24 2013 9:00am - 10:15am

3D Printing (9:00 – 9:25)

3D printing, the process of creating an object using a machine that puts down material layer by layer in three dimensions until the desired object is formed, has hit the mainstream and will transform manufacturing.  IT’s Resource Lab will soon add a 3D Printer.  Come and discuss how you and your students can incorporate 3D Printing into your teaching, learning and research.

 

Augmented Reality (9:30 – 9:50)

Augmented reality (AR) is a live view of the physical environment which is enhanced by device- generated sensory input such as text, sound, video, graphics or geographic data.  Development of AR Apps for popular Smartphones and Tablets is exploding – come and see how!

 

Wearable Technology (9:55 – 10:15)

Google Glass, the Memoto wearable camera and the Nike Fuel band are just a few examples of wearable technology that may eventually replace Smartphones, tablets and even our computers.