Thanks to the camera on the smartphone, it has never been easier to capture a moment in time, but no matter how well a shot is composed, sometimes a picture just can’t convey the true scale or intensity of the scene, such as a majestic waterfall. Enlight Pixaloop, an app for iOS and Android devices from Lightricks Ltd, seamlessly bridges the gap between still photography and video with tools that anyone can master.
The Pack, created by the New York Hall of Science, is an open virtual-world game based around two timely STEM subjects—environmental awareness and computationalthinking. The game is set in a future world where healthy ecosystems have faltered and resources are scarce.
The East of the Rockies app is an experiential augmented reality (AR) story written by Joy Kogawa, one of Canada’s most acclaimed and celebrated literary figures. The story is told from the perspective of Yuki, a 17-year-old girl forced from her home and made to live in the Slocan internment camp during the Second World War.
The JFK Moonshot app is an epic retelling and recreation of the Apollo 11 mission and its connection to President John F. Kennedy. Using the latest in augmented reality (AR) teaching, the app immerses users into 1969 with a full-scale recreation of the Saturn V rocket and a five-day real-time tracking simulation of the mission and moon landing.