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Sony bets big on 3D

Taylor Swift in 3-D: Sony's CES press conference in photos

50 Superb 3D Flash Websites You Must See!!!


3D TV coming soon to your living room


Amazing 3D video projections bring buildings to life and shape our environment -- from Ross Dawson

NuFormer Digital Media


3D simulation technology for technical training -- from Tony Bates
BCIT (2009) BCIT launches The CUBE: Centre for the use of 3D simulation technology taking teaching and learning to a new level Vancouver BC: BCIT, November 2.

Here in Vancouver, the British Columbia Institute of Technology (a polytechnic anywhere else), is now using 3D simulation technology for aeronautical engineering and health education, with substantial investment ($1.35 million) from the private sector.


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Resources for Researching Virtual Worlds -- from Karl Kapp

Journal of Virtual World Research--Great resource. This journal has freely available PDF articles describing the vast amount of work being done in virtual worlds. Recently, the journal featured a number of articles on using virtual worlds in the field of Healthcare.


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Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration (Hardcover) -- Karl M. Kapp and Tony O'Driscoll


3D Video Teleconferencing


Firefox With WebGL Brings Powerful 3-D Graphics to the Web -- from Webmonkey by Scott Gilbertson


eLearning Guild Presentation: Applying ADDIE to 3D Worlds -- from Karl Kapp


[Innovate] June/July Issue


  • Caspian's Thinking Worlds (virtual worlds tool)
  • 3D Studio Max. (3D modeller tool)


Examples of Using Virtual 3D Spaces for Learning -- from Karl Kapp


Related article
UCLA Professors Use Virtual Reality to Explore Ancient Egypt -- from The Chronicle: Wired Campus Blog by Steve Kolowich

To Willeke Wenderish, an associate professor of Egyptian archaeology at the University of California at Los Angeles, exploring the ruins of an ancient temple within an air-conditioned computer classroom can be even more useful than visiting the site in person.


Caspian Learning; Game Based Learning 2009 -- from eLearning Blog // Don't Waste Your Time ... by David Hopkins
Graeme Duncan (CEO, Caspian Learning) discussing the explosion of the 3D web and the opportunities for developing games across social network platforms such as Facebook. I’ve been in discussion with Caspian Learning about their soon-to-be-released version of Caspian Authoring Tool education licence; the idea being that we, the educators, can build our own fully-functioning ‘game’ - [...]

Caspian Learning's Rapid 3D Development Tool



Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite.