Giza3D at SXSWi – Digital Time Machines & the Future of Learning

By Aurelien

Our Giza 3D project was featured this year in a session at South by SouthWest Interactive (SXSWi). Al Bunshaft, North America Managing Director for Dassault Systèmes and Rus Gant, Virtual Reality Designer at Harvard University let us know all the details of the project since its inception.

At #SXSWi, experiencing 3D has never been more accessible

By Aurelien

With nearly 28,000 attendees expected for the 2013 edition, South by SouthWest Interactive (SXSWi) is likely the largest event for digital media and interactive arts. This year, 3D is at the core of many key presentations.

Harvard Gets Immersive VR with Giza 3D

By Kate

Peter Der Manuelian tells me that Giza 3D at Harvard’s immersive virtual reality Viz Center is up and running, and the 170 undergraduate students in his “Pyramid Schemes” Egyptian archaeology class are loving it!

Here’s a 30 second sneak into the classroom:

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And for a more in depth idea of the content being shared and discussed in the Viz Center, here’s a Peter-guided video though and early version of Giza 3D. 

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I’d love to hear from any of you Harvard students or faculty who’ve tested the experience.  In real life, how is it?

Best,
Kate

P.S. For more information about Giza 3D, you may enjoy this blogpost.



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