“Hey, it's 3DBear, 3DBear from Finland. That's right. Don't adjust your, whatever device you're reading this on. It's me, live and on screen. No return engagements, no encore, and this time, absolutely no requests. Get a snack. Settle in. Because I'm about to tell you the story of an awesome app. More specifically, why you should use it.”
The hot summer days open up various opportunities for outdoor playing-based learning. Sadly, many youngsters seem to be more interested in snapchats or video games than outdoor activities nowadays. Instead of nagging them to give up on the smart devices, why not take advantage of those gadgets? All you need is a game application that encourages them to create meaningful content while exploring their neighborhoods. Think of playing SimCity in a Pokémon Go setting, yes, that’s what 3DBear is offering.
With a belief in mankind’s curiosity and our natural desire to create, we developed 3DBear AR. A gamified learning application that allows users to (re)design their physical surroundings in an augmented reality (AR) environment. By exploiting the hottest technologies, 3DBear AR creates a complete experience in interior design, 3D printing as well as artwork creation. In addition to learning-by-doing type of education, it adds numerous other skills to users’ outdoor experience, besides enhance the other subjects that can be taught using their surroundings.
Here are 7 reasons why you should use it:
Social Skills. In a school setting, the application accelerates the growth of social skills by teaching the students how to work together in groups and how to accomplish tasks with communicating and planning.
Confidence. Having the freedom and ability to explore, and be open to new surroundings beyond a classroom, 3DBear AR helps to boost users’ confidence to develop their own ideas and theories.
Visual recognition. Users can develop a strong sense of visual recognition, with the understanding of 3D models and geometric shape elements.
Personal character. 3DBear AR is a good toolkit to enhance a person’s characters with outdoor exploration components, and gain a sense of self-awareness.
Physical abilities. The increased amount of physical activities that a user experiences from moving around and creating objects helps to strengthen physical stamina as well as improve motor skills.
Creative thinking. With no limits in art design, users can go by their aesthetics and portrait whatever their minds are telling them.
Sensory Fun. Learning everything from cause and effect, from draft to implement. Users also have possibilities to import their own 3D models to aid their creativity flourish.
Got interested? Stay tuned for our next blogpost on how to use 3DBear AR to beautify your environment.
Written by Junyi Sun, Educational Trainee at 3DBear