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Scottie Gardonio

Scottie Gardonio
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Scottie is an award-winning designer with many years of experience in creative markets. A passionate Augmented and Virtual Reality proponent, she has been a leader implementing AR/VR in the historical tourism industry of Minnesota. Through discussion, research, and product testing, Scottie aims to inform the public of the life-changing potential augmented and virtual realities are beginning to offer the world, even as the technology is in its relative infancy.
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What’s the Difference Between VR, AR, MR, and 360?

The influx of new terms corresponding to today’s technology advancements have some of our heads spinning while others concede to carrying a handy-dandy pocket guide of acronym definitions. What do the terms...
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Are Wearables the Next Big Thing for AR?

The Dramatic Intrigue of Fashion, Augmented Reality, and Functional Technology (For the purposes of this article, the term augmented reality is used despite mixed reality also playing a part in many of...

Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education — Part 3: Remote Schooling

Listen to the audio version of this article!Times are changing. We once saw small country schoolhouses teach a handful of children at varying ages within the same classroom. Since then, schools...
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Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education — Part 2: Higher Ed

Listen to the audio version of this article! In Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education — Part 1: K-12, we looked at how AR/VR can supplement lesson plans to provide children with better, more...
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Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education – Part 1: K-12

Listen to the audio version of this article!Despite the calendar’s insistence Autumn does not start until September 22, there’s a chill forming in the air, trees are changing from greens to...
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ARCore vs. ARKit: Google Counters Apple

Let the Dueling Begin: ARCore vs. ARKitIt should come as no surprise that, as augmented reality expands into consumer markets, technology companies are shuffling to stake their holds on valuable territory. It...

The Current State of Augmented and Virtual Reality

How far has this emerging technology come so far? If you’re listening to any of the hype, it sure sounds as though augmented and virtual reality are evolving rapidly and beginning to...

Why is AR/VR Synonymous with Gaming?

There is one common theme in the conversations I have with those I corner and force to listen as I spout endlessly about augmented and virtual reality: the general public has...
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4 Examples of How AR & VR Will Improve Customer Service

 Great customer service is still alive and well in many businesses, but others are seeing more red-flag comments and lowered scores. With the internet at our fingertips at every moment, there’s...
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Augmented and Virtual Reality Shopping – Retailers Beware

In contrast to last week’s blog topic, Why are Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Taking So Long?(a harsher subject surrounding artificial and virtual realities), I am shifting to something a bit lighter:...