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Thoughts and updates from the team at Make Real, in and around the world of immersive learning technologies and our studio within
Food for thought
What is the metaverse and what does it mean for learning & development? – Pt. 1
By Sam Watts | 29th November 2021

Regular readers of our monthly newsletter ‘Reality Check‘ (sign-up here if not already) will know that there’s a new buzzword in town, the metaverse. Alternatively, you may have heard it mentioned in many other articles, talks or blog posts as there’s A LOT of chatter right now about what it is, what it means and […]

Events
Make Real – 2021 Q3 Review
By Sam Watts | 30th September 2021

As the sun rises later and sets earlier, meaning the Winter nights are drawing in, it’s time once more to look back over the happenings and outputs of the studio over these past three Summery months. Whilst for many it meant some time off, either risking changeable costs of going abroad or costly competition for […]

Food for thought
Let’s Get Physical[ly Engaged]
By Sam Watts | 28th September 2021

It’s very easy when thinking about digital learning to assume that it’s all virtual, augmented or desktop-based, with the analogue swept aside for 1s and 0s. However we’re strong believers in mixing the two aspects to create truly transformational, immersive learning experiences that physically engage and delight. From essentially our first deployment to one of […]

Food for thought
10 Misconceptions About Immersive Learning Technologies
By Sam Watts | 24th August 2021

Ever since we got our hands on the Oculus Rift DK1 (Development Kit v1) in 2013, we’ve been exploring how and enabling our clients and partners to understand and embrace Virtual Reality (VR) for learning & development, training and simulation, across a variety of sectors. However, despite our best efforts, there are regular misconceptions and […]

News
Make Real – 2021 Q2 Review
By Sam Watts | 01st July 2021

July! Summer! We might not be flying off abroad for our holidays just yet, choosing to be sensible and aim for locales within the UK but this means half of 2021 is already crossed off the calendar. <Insert year loading progress at 50% GIF here>. Q2 is typically a busy time with many organisations wrapping […]

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We’re always happy to talk to you about how immersive technologies can engage your employees and customers. If you have a learning objective in mind, or simply want to know more about VR, send us a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.