How to Attend an Educators in VR Event

Educators in VR offers meetups, workshops, socials, and special events in virtual reality. Don’t have a VR headset? Don’t worry. Most of the VR platforms we use support access through 2D, Windows desktops and laptops, and sometimes iOS computers.

We offer events in AltspaceVR, ENGAGE, and other platforms featuring key educators, trainers, and developers in VR, AR, XR, and MR technology and education.

Below is a list of the VR platforms and apps we often support.

AltspaceVR

You may RSVP on the event from our channel and AltspaceVR will send you a reminder an hour before the event. If you RSVP or are a paid attendee, in-world, go to Events > My Events or Events > Interested to find the event to access 3 minutes prior to the event start time.

AltspaceVR now supports Destination Codes or event or world codes to take you directly from the Welcome screen to an event or world. We will be adding those codes to our upcoming events to help you access the events quickly and easily.

AltspaceVR username and email profile information.If attending a private or ticketed event in AltspaceVR, please register with AltspaceVR prior to registering for the event. You will be asked for your AltspaceVR registration username and email to ensure your invitation to the event is set up properly. If it isn’t, we will contact you by email or other methods as much as possible to ensure you have access to the event. Please go into AltspaceVR in advance of the event and contact us immediately with a screenshot of your AltspaceVR user profile if you do not see the event listed under Events > My Events or Interested. If you have the Destination or Event code for the event, that will work as well.

To find your AltspaceVR user profile with the username and email, go to AltspaceVR and click your profile image to access your account information. It will display your username and email address registered with that account. Take a screenshot and email us to expedite inclusion in the event.

Students in VR - XR StorytellingAltspaceVR, like other virtual platforms, is free and requires an account for access. It is available for most headset and VR devices. You may attend using the free AltspaceVR 2D Windows version from the Microsoft Store or Mac desktop computer. A headset and microphone (quality earbuds acceptable) is required to participate. Otherwise please stay muted during the event as the background noise and echoes may be disruptive.

AltspaceVR is available for devices on AltspaceVR on Steam, Oculus Quest and Rift, HTC Vive (Steam), and Windows Mixed Reality users.

For more information:

ENGAGE VR

Engage VR logo.To find events on ENGAGE, check their Events calendar or the link from our announcements and register for the event. Some events require a room code. Please note that and type that in to access the event.

For information on device requirements and specifications, and to install ENGAGE VR, check their download page.

Educators in VR event with RiVR and California Fire Department Training Scenarios.For information on attending Educators in VR and related events in ENGAGE VR, please see the event details for event and room access codes and links.

For more information:

Flow Immersive

Flow logo.Flow Immersive is an educational and business platform for collaboration around visual data in 3D. Events are through the Flow Immersive WebXR access point, thus open to Windows and Mac through browsers.

Events involving Flow Immersive will feature specific instructions and guides to help you access in the event descriptions.

FrameVR

FrameVR logo.FrameVR is free and offers paid access to customized versions of its customer platforms through VirBELA. Registration is free to the public, and the majority of our FrameVR and VirBELA events are free to attend.

FrameVR is accessible with through any web browser including Chromebook with good quality headphones and microphone. It is available on mobile for Android (Chrome browser) and Safari on iOS. It is also available in stand-alone VR with the Oculus Browser still in beta development.

Check out their guides for learning to use FrameVR for more information.

Glue

Glue logo.Glue is a virtual collaboration platform for remote meetings for teams. It features extensive live and real-time collaborative tools and is good for small groups and businesses up to 10 members to meet for free for up to 30 minutes, and paid professional and enterprise programs for larger teams and meetings.

Glue is available for a variety of VR and 2D platforms. The installation information and files per device are Oculus Quest & Quest 2, Oculus for Business, Pico NEO 2, Windows, and macOS.

For more information on device requirements, specifications, and policies:

Gorilla Tag

Gorilla Tag logo.A social multi-user game app, Gorilla Tag is a great way to socialize and play interactively in VR with VR headsets. It is available on SteamVR devices, Oculus Quest, and through Gorilla Tag on SideQuest.

For events in Gorilla Tag, check with the event description for specifications to meet up with the event host and leaders.

Learnbrite

learnbrite logo.LearnBrite is an HTML5 VR E-Learning platform that allows teaching and learning experiences without the need for coding expertise. It is web-based, and accessible on mobile, tablet, desktop, and VR headsets. Each event will feature specific instructions on access.

MeetinVR

MeetinVR is available for Oculus Quest, Pico Neo 2 and Pico Neo 2 Eye, PC-VR tethered headsets including Rift, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality, Varjo, and 2D desktop mode for Windows and Mac. Check out their Get Started guide on how to use the VR collaborative and business meeting platform.

Mozilla Hubs

Mozilla Hubs LogoMozilla Hubs is free and accessible with computer 2D access with Windows 10, Mac, and Linux, and most popular VR headsets. Check out their guide on how to get started.

MultiBrush

Multibrush logo.MultiBrush, created by Rendever, is a multiplayer collaborative art app with multiplayer rooms set up with canvases and tools to assit you in creating your own art expressions.

It is available for Quest users in the MultiBrush App Lab or through MultiBrush SideQuest.

Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for access to Educators in VR related events.

Neos

Neos logo.Neos Metaverse is a social, event, educational VR platform with a dedicated and supportive community on Discord. It is accessible through desktop for Windows, Index, Vive, WMR, Oculus, and Cosmos devices and SteamVR and OpenVR, and most devices supporting Windows, Quest, Android, and Linux.

Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.

For information on specifications, installation, and more:

Noda

Noda logo.Noda is a collaborative virtual reality platform tool for creating and sharing 3D mental models – mind maps, storyboards, network or flow diagrams, and project plans to enhance your productivity, understanding and awareness.

Available on Steam, Oculus Quest through SideQuest, Oculus Rift, and VivePort. A VR headset is required.

Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.

Ozone Universe

Ozone Universe logo.Ozone Universe is a WebXR browser-based metaverse accessible by Windows and Mac laptops and desktops. Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.

For more information, check out these PDF support documents:

Rec Room

recroom logoRec Room is a free. multiuser, social VR platform for social, events, game play, world building, and education focusing on children as well as older users. It is available on iOS, XBOX, PLAYSTATION, Oculus devices, and Steam in VR and 2D. Rec Room has been certified by the KidSafe Seal Program and is COPPA certified.

Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.

For more information, check the following:

Sansar

Sansar logo.Sansar is a live events VR platform with many entertainment events as well as community social, classes, workshops, and more. Access is through 2D, Steam and is available for HTC Vive through VivePort and Oculus Rift only, not Quest.

Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.

For more information, check the following:

Download and Specifications for Sansar
2D System requirements – Sansar
Sansar Terms of service
Sansar Privacy Policy

Somnium Space

Somnium space logo.Somnium Space is an open-source multiuser social and event metaverse VR platform for events, workshops, classes, social, and metaverse virtual property ownership, expansion, and experimentation with Ethereum Blockchane in partnership with Matic and OpenSea.

Access is through 2D Windows PC desktiop and laptops through web browsers, and on Steam for Oculus and Vive.

Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.

For more information, check the following:

Spacial

Spatial is a team meeting, virtual collaborative platform designed to support classes, schools, groups, and businesses. Access is through 2D Windows desktop and laptop, iOS, Oculus Quest, HoloLens, Magic Leap, Nreal Beta, Android, macOS Cast, PC VR Beta, and web browsers.

Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.

For more information, check:

VRChat

vrchat logoVRChat is a multiuser, social and event metaverse platform. Acces is through Steam for Steam supported devices including 2D, Quest, Rift, and Viveport.

Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.

For more information, check:

VirBela

VirBELA logo.Virbela is built and developed by FrameVR and is a virtual metaverse platform for groups and businesses, with each hosted on its own campus. Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.

VirBELA is accessible with through any web browser including Chromebook with good quality headphones and microphone, PC 2D download, and HTC or Oculus VR headsets.

Check out their guides for learning to use FrameVR, and see the following for more information:

Wander VR

Wander is an Oculus Quest app designed to take the user on a virtual experience through some of the most amazing landmarks and natural areas around the planet alone or with friends. Developed by Parkline Interactive, it is accessible only thorugh the Quest 1 and 2 headsets and found in the Oculus Store. It complies with the Oculus Store and headset terms and conditions and privacy policies.

Specific instructions will be available in the event instructions for locating the Educators in VR related events.