Lenovo and Their Immersive Technology Classrooms
Lenovo is jumping on the VR bandwagon by bringing travel and exploration into today’s classrooms. Introducing the Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream. According to Lenovo it is the first standalone virtual reality headset that allows a complete experience minus the computer plug-in. This technology is being sold as an educational tool that allows students’ to explore the world and even outer-space without leaving their classroom, however, PC or Mac aside, it does still requires gear like the headsets, a tablet, and the pre-loaded programs to get going. However, the jury is still out on the effectiveness and the safety factor of using VR and the equipment when it comes to kids at all. Everything from too much screen time and sensory overload to the excessive weight of the devices are being declared when it comes to tech and kids. We’ll look more into both the negative and positive sides of tech integration but until then, explore the galaxy at your own risk.