Bringing Augmented Reality to Feed Milling Distance Education

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Four people hold ipads and interact with an AR pad in a feed mill

Using AR pads at the feed mill. Photo by DELTA

from DELTA:

NC State’s Feed Mill Education Unit has become a magnet for emerging technologies and innovation thanks to several DELTA staff members and two faculty members from the Prestage Department of Poultry Science.

In 2018, Area Specialized Agent, Animal Food Safety Marissa Herchler and Assistant Professor, Feed Milling Adam Fahrenholz completed a Blended Learning grant to streamline their “Build Your Own Feed Mill” assignment and improve tours of the facility by capturing it in virtual reality. Now, they’re striving to further enhance the learning experience and immerse their students in perspectives not yet explored.

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Check out the feed mill virtual tour.