Introduction to Immersive Media for Biodiversity Collections

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This free, online, 2-hour Digitization Academy course introduces biodiversity specimen collectors, curators, and other biodiversity researchers to emerging opportunities in immersive media, including augmented, mixed, and virtual reality.  We will introduce the types of immersive media, best-in-class examples of their utility, example hardware and software tools used to produce the experiences, and potential new directions in the space for the biodiversity collections community.  The course is open to everyone from the biodiversity research and adjacent communities from around the world. 

This course is offered through iDigBio's Digitization Academy.

The course will be delivered in English.  

Registration will open about 6 weeks prior to the offering.

Direct any questions about the opportunity to Kalina Jakymec ( or Austin Mast (

Start Date: 
Wednesday, May 01, 2024 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm EDT
Recording policy: 
This event will be recorded.