As eMerge Americas, a two-day industry conference held on Miami Beach, prepared to open the expo floor for the first time since 2019, University of Miami President Julio Frenk hosted a moderated discussion on Monday titled, “Miami at the Intersection of Tech and Democracy,” which examined ways to utilize technological innovations to strengthen democracy worldwide. Read more “Experts Explore Technology’s Potential to Bolster Democracy and Education at eMerge”
Three Magic Leap/mixed realty project ideas have been approved by the Magic Leap Leadership Council. The Office of the Provost has awarded the teams $10,000 each for projects that will harness Magic Leap technology to bolster learning or research. Beginning on January 1st, the proposed projects must be completed by April 30, 2020. The grant money may be used only to support students, purchase materials and supplies, and/or get technical support from mixed-reality software experts. Software support systems available to the project teams are (a) their own, (b) Center for Computational Science, (c) IT Innovate, or (d) Gordon Center. Read more “Magic Leap Projects to Bolster Learning & Research”
The first project to come out of the UM-Magic Leap Project Alexandria collaboration is “The U Experience” a mixed reality tour of the Coral Gables campus. The team working on this Magic Leap experience celebrated on Friday, August 16th at the Newman Alumni Center. The project was completed in time for the President’s Celebration for New Students taking place on Saturday, and being offered to 2,800 incoming freshman.
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