018 Augmented Reality and the Assistive Technology Lab
If you hadn’t heard of augmented reality before, you probably have by now! That’s the technology behind the worldwide Pokémon GO craze.
Augmented reality has both similarities, and differences than virtual reality. Special education professor Don McMahon tells us what the difference is.
So why would a special education professor talk with us about augmented reality? How did he become a cutting-edge researcher in this field? He’ll explain how augmented reality is being used in the college’s assistive technology lab, and how that lab is helping increase opportunity and equity for students, especially those with disabilities.