zSpace and Virtual Reality in Education

Thornburg Thoughts

About two years ago a friend of mine encouraged me to see a new environment ― zSpace ― that generated highly interactive 3-D models of everything from living organisms to physics experiments. This system uses a special computer and glasses with markers on them so that, as you move your head, your point of view changes. The timing of zSpace couldn’t be better. The fact that experimentation using zSpace is virtual is not a problem because objects have true 3-D representation.