Virtual Distance Learning Classroom featured in Florida Alligator newspaper



The Virtual Distance Learning Classroom project that utilizes Kinect sensors to bring instructors and students in a Virtual Reality shared space, was featured on Oct 9, 2012 in the Florida Alligator newspaper.

The article states that “Angelos Barmpoutis doesn’t want distance to keep students from sharing a classroom. That’s why the UF Digital Worlds Institute research and technology coordinator is developing the Virtual Distance Learning Classroom, a digital system that will allow students to congregate online in virtual reality classrooms from the comfort of their couches.”

The article can be found here: