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Scottie Gardonio

Scottie Gardonio
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.

Advancing Aviation Safety Technology with Augmented Reality

In 2017, the worldwide revenue for commercial airlines sits at around $750 billion U.S. dollars. That’s just the commercial airlines. If you add in the private, corporate, military, and hobbyist sectors,...

A Virtual Reality BFA: Content Becomes King

Recently, Ringling College announced it would be the first art college to offer a Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) in Virtual Reality. On its surface, that might sound neat. Many who...

Virtual Reality and Your Smartphone

Maybe you haven’t tried any sort of virtual reality yet. Perhaps you’ve had the opportunity to visit a VR arcade and got a fully-immersive experience, or maybe you experimented with your...

Augmented Reality and Your Smartphone

New smartphones are being launched with the typical fanfare often seen from large companies, and tech predictions speculate 2018 will be the year augmented reality finally goes mainstream. The future of what...

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...

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...

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...