VR Headsets: Advanced Kit

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We have spent LOTS OF TIME & ENERGY vetting VR headsets.  Trust us when we say they are not all created equal.  This is our #1 recommended headset model and RobotLAB is our recommended vendor.  The advanced headset packages use dedicated high definition virtual reality devices which are the Pico G2 Virtual Reality Headset.  This is by far our top choice.

RobotLAB started a strategic partnership with Google back in 2015 and became the largest and unique global provider of VR kits for Education using Google Expeditions.  They have been the leading worldwide partner for Google Expeditions over the last four years.  This made them a prime candidate as a company and product line that we wanted to explore.

We recommend RobotLAB for VR headsets because their approach to education is unique and the platform they use allows for content control while offering flexibility.  With the virtual reality pack powered by RobotLAB, teachers can take students on over 950 virtual reality field trips without leaving the classroom. This bundle is custom-built for Google Expeditions and includes everything you need to turn your classroom into a whole new world. Helping your students explore new places and ideas has never been easier or more affordable.

Their Virtual Reality Classroom Advanced Pack includes high-quality standalone VR headsets that will significantly improve users’ experience. No cables, phone or PC is required to experience immersive classes. Equipped with the latest technology available, the headset understands user’s movements in space without the need to set up external sensors.

The headset’s display offers high quality resolution and an incredible 110-degree field of view – so users can see better what’s around them. The kit also comes with controllers which act as unique and intuitive extension of the hand to offer even more interactivity during a virtual tour.

Each headset comes with VR Expeditions 2.0 installed.  RobotLAB’s VR Expeditions 2.0™ is inspired by the great work Google did, and following feedback from thousands of educators, RobotLAB created a VR tool tailored to educators’ needs in partnership with Encyclopedia Britannica.  VR Expeditions 2.0 enables teachers to bring students on virtual trips to places like museums, underwater, and outer space. Expeditions are collections of linked virtual reality (VR) content and supporting materials that can be used alongside existing curriculum. These trips are collections of virtual reality panoramas — 360° panoramas and 3D images — annotated with details, points of interest, and questions that make them easy to integrate into curriculum already used in schools.

Their unique partnership with Encyclopedia Britannica® equips their platform with high-quality, curated, and tailored content, along with student hand-outs and additional teacher resources that make educators’ life easier (see example HERE).

The also created a feature allowing teachers to create playlists and save expeditions for offline teaching, without any need for internet access. In addition, teachers can create classes and track the progress per class to manage their workflow more efficiently.

In education, virtual reality offers a whole new experience for students to understand what they are learning in a visual way. It helps them understand complex subjects, concepts, and theories through visualization. Plus, it allows them to easily retain the information they are learning, or take them on field trips around the world without leaving the classroom.

VR implementation is great for field trips, career training, language learning, and so much more!  The four walls no longer define your teaching opportunities.

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VR Headsets: Advanced Kit

We have spent LOTS OF TIME & ENERGY vetting VR headsets.  Trust us when we say they are not all created equal.  We only recommend RobotLab as a vendor and two headset versions at this time.  The advanced headset packages use dedicated high definition virtual reality devices which are the Pico G2 Virtual Reality Headset.  This is by far our top choice.

RobotLab offers a standard and an advanced kit option.  We prefer the advanced kit, if your budget allows for it.  The difference in the headset quality is significant.  These kits are sold in a variety of fashions with varying accessories that can be included or excluded to better fit your budget and your needs.

This Kit Includes:

  • 10, 20, or 30 Standalone Student VR headsets preloaded with RobotLAB Expeditions V2.0.
  • Content by Encyclopedia Brittanica
  • Students Controllers
  • Rapid Charger
  • 1 Teacher Tablet
  • 1x 5Ghz Wi-Fi Router (this is optional – you can also get the kit without it)
  • Transport Case or Charging Cart
  • Onboarding and Orientation session
  • RobotLAB White Glove Service
  • 1-year Warranty and RobotLAB Support
  • No subscription fees, No recurring fees, No hidden fees, ever!

Training: RobotLAB includes a 1-hour onboarding session with purchase.  A 2-day training can be purchased for an additional fee.

RobotLAB provides a 1-hour online training course on virtual reality with every purchase. The online training covers basic subjects to get you started such as:

  • Setting up the devices
  • Classroom best practices
  • Google Expeditions features
  • Create your own expedition

You can also ask about RobotLAB’s VR Labs if you are looking to extend your VR options even further.

Read more about VR Expeditions 2.0™ in our article Google Expeditions Alternatives.

Lenovo’s VR Classroom works on the advance pack model, which is the Pico headset discussed in our video: 3 Secrets to Bridge the Education Gap

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