D2L, a global learning technology company, has recently announced a new partnership with Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content to revolutionize the education landscape through classroom integration of immersive Virtual Reality (VR) Augmented Reality (AR) and RT3D technologies. The collaboration directly responds to the growing need for innovative and engaging educational opportunities in the classroom.
With Unity education licenses now available through D2L Brightspace, D2L’s learning innovation platform, educators can access tools,professional training, and certifications to help create immersive learning experiences that can transcend traditional boundaries of learning. From virtual science experiments to medical training simulations, students can have the opportunity to test their knowledge and benefit from a more engaging and hands-on experience.
Unity believes that it is a better place when there are more creators in the world. The platform also feels its technology can transform the world; this is the fundamental aspect of its Business. With the help of the company’s solutions, content creators can produce inventive RT3D experiences and enhance workflows for practically any business in addition to providing entertainment.
Speaking on the partnership, Global Head of Education Sales, Unity, Natalie Mai, said:
Immersive technology revolutionizes learning by breaking down traditional barriers, turning education into a dynamic and engaging experience that goes beyond the limits of classrooms. We’re excited to see how D2L can connect educators and students more deeply through Unity.
Katie Bradford, VP of Product Partnerships of D2L, added:
Over the past few years, we have seen exciting possibilities for using X.R. technologies (virtual, augmented, and mixed reality) in teaching and corporate learning environments. At D2L, education should inspire, engage, and prepare students for the future. By partnering with Unity, we continue our mission to explore how emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (A.I.) and virtual reality (V.R.), can be leveraged to help enable new ways of learning, and we look forward to continuing to transform the future of learning with partners like Unity.
Driven by the belief that all students, regardless of age, ability, or geography, should have access to a top-notch education, D2L is paving the way for the era of personalized learning. To promote learning, the company works with influential people, decision-makers, and business innovators across the globe. Its team collaborates with each customer to address the needs of their students, enhance performance, and offer assistance throughout the process. Within over two decades, the organization now employs over 1,000 people globally.