Virtual Reality 2015: A Renaissance

Date(s) - 09/16/2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



Virtual Reality 2015: A RenaissanceVirtual Reality, a simulated environment in three dimensions, is not new but emerging technologies and companies like Facebook and Microsoft have recently pushed it back into the spotlight. There is a huge future in VR and meaningful experiences are being developed for it. In this webinar:

  • Discover what Virtual Reality is and gain a brief historical summary of it
  • Understand how VR will change everything ranging from gaming to education
  • Learn about the various products available now (e.g., Oculus Rift) and ones coming out soon (e.g., HoloLens)
  • See how libraries and makerspaces are making use of VR

Can’t attend the live event?  Register over here for access to the recording, made available within 7 days of the live webinar.

Instructor Bio ~ Chad Mairn
Chad Mairn is a librarian, teacher, author and ‘technophile’ who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian and adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida and is also the Chief Technology Officer at Novare Library Services, a company he co-founded, and whose goal is “to create custom underlying tools to help libraries interact with users, stay true to their goals and to thrive in the 21st century.


Registration is closed for this event.