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EDB QESS Theme-based funding project on the development of cooperative Virtual Reality systems for collaborative learning

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19 June 2020 The Virtual Reality Centre and Department of Supply Chain and Information Management has successfully received a funding of HK$8,770,761 for a project proposal “Development of Real-time Cooperative VR multi-CAVE systems for collaborative and team learning”. The project is a theme-based project collaborated with HKU SPACE and Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong. The project will…

VRC Visit from delegates of HKCAAVQ during programme accreditation

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14 May 2020 HKCAAVQ visited Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) during the accreditation of MA in Drama and Performance Studies on 14 May 2020. The panel members have experienced several interactive and immersive VR scenes to be used in teaching and learning, including Van Gogh 3-in-1 VR paintings and VR art gallery. Photos are taken during…

Webinar and online VR sharing tour: Supply chain and air cargo dynamics – recent pandemic issues and technology development trend     

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7 May 2020 The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Logistics and Transport Division (HKIE-LTD) and Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) have jointly organised a webinar and online VR sharing tour on 7 May 2020. Distinguished speakers Mr. Cliff Sullivan, Immediate-past Chairman of HAFFA and Ir. Steward…

VRC received Global Leader Finalist Award in the EdTech Awards 2020

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7 May 2020 VRC is pleased to share that it has received the Global Leader Finalist Award in the EdTech Leadership Awards of EdTech Awards 2020. The EdTech Awards is the largest and most competitive recognition program in all of education technology. It recognise people in the education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology…

FARMFEST 2020 – VR360 Experience on Lai Chi Wo

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3 January 2020 Virtual Reality Centre has recently helped the Policy for Sustainability Lab of The University of Hong Kong to develop a VR360 Virtual Tour Experience about Lai Chi Wo. The aim of the VR Tour is to introduce the farms and villages to the community as well as preserve the heritage and culture…

EduTech Asia Awards – Best Use of Emerging Technology

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Dr. Eugene Wong has received the final list award in the EduTech Asia Awards – Best Use of Emerging Technology to be held on 5 November 2019. The award is open to all educators across Asia Pacific countries. It recognises an educator who has made significant contributions in promoting the use of new education technology…

Virtual Reality Week 2019

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Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) has successfully organised a Virtual Reality Week from 9 September 2019 (Monday) to 13 September 2019 (Friday) in 4/F of Block A in the campus of the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK). The Virtual Reality Week aims to facilitate students and staff to know more about the VR and AR…

Best Project Award prize ceremony on Sustainable Development Goal in Virtual Reality  

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Best Project Award prize ceremony on Sustainable Development Goal in Virtual Reality   A prize ceremony of student project competition on sustainability development goad (SDG) in virtual reality is held on 30 April 2019 (Tuesday) in Virtual Reality Centre (VRC). The event is organised by Virtual Reality Centre and supported by Institute for Youth Sustainability Leadership.…

EdTech Leadership Award Finalist 2019

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The development of the teaching, learning and research in Virtual Reality Centre of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong has received the Finalist 2019 EdTech Leadership Award – Higher Education Technology Leader of EdTech Digest. The EdTech Award is organised by EdTech Digest. It recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in…

Augmented Reality (AR) workshop of Heritage Art Design and Media Culture

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A six-day elementary Augmented Reality (AR) workshop has been launched by the Virtual Reality Center (VRC) in March this year. The introductory AR development skills as well as its application on the heritage, art and culture are provided in the workshop. Students studying the module of Heritage Art Design and Media Culture have attended the…