The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology has $40,000 in grant funds to use developing and testing augmented reality technology, reports the Rapid City Journal. Augmented reality imposes computer images into the real world on a type of pedestal for interaction. The SDSM&T will purchase Microsoft HoloLens, tablets, and other gear to test if augmented reality should be used in classrooms.
A key task in this project is to create and write a standard language and develop software. If successful, other Rapid City businesses would be able to utilize the technology.
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