UMaine mentioned in AP advance of virtual reality expo

The Associated Press reported the Maine Department of Education and the Maine State Library will host a free virtual reality expo in Augusta on June 19. The state library will host visitors from local schools and educational organizations, who will learn about new tools, the report states. During the event, UMaine researchers will present HandWaver, a gesture-based program that lets learners use their hands to explore mathematical objects in virtual three-dimensional space, the AP reported. Maine Public, Sun Journal and WABI (Channel 5) carried the AP report.