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Virtual Reality app Expeditions available to everyone
An education conference in Denver in the United States, Google announced that the Expeditions-virtual reality app is available to everyone. The app was last year already available for a number of schools, including in the US, Australia and the UK.
Google announced the Expeditions app already on the I / O conference in May 2015. It started then in September with the Google Expeditions Pioneer program, which received a number of schools in eleven countries Cardboard VR kits and access to the website of the program. Now the company from Mountain View have app for anyone opened the ISTE conference in Denver.
Through the app can watch excursions to many locations are virtually performed all over the world, such as gorillas in Congo or visit the Acropolis in Athens. But also a virtual travel through the respiratory system is among the possibilities. Google has also worked with various educational institutes to make expeditions.
The app also works on Android tablets in 2D mode. The system works – after downloading the content – basically no Internet, but there is need a router as the ‘leader’ of an expedition expedition literally driving through a tablet. Subsequently, the followers of the expedition tasks do in their virtual world.
The app is currently only available for Android and Cardboard or other VR headset is also recommended. An iOS version is in accordance with the Education Blog ‘soon’.
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