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Jeffrey Pomerantz

Jeffrey Pomerantz

Founder
Proximal Design Labs

Jeffrey Pomerantz is a founder of Proximal Design Labs, an educational technology company building interactive online learning experiences. Pomerantz is a researcher, educator, author, and tenured professor of Information Science. Pomerantz was a Senior Researcher with the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR), where he was the principal investigator for the Campus of the Future initiative, the broadest study to date on 3D and Extended Reality technologies in higher education. He is the author of Metadata and co-author of Standards, both part of the MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series.

Jeffrey Pomerantz will be speaking at the MuseumNext Digital Summit 2024:

Immersive Gamification for Student Engagement

We present NCMA Explore, a project to develop virtual field trips to the past, enabling users to explore historically accurate reconstructions of ancient sites as they existed in their prime, from a variety of ancient cultures, and featuring 3D scans of culturally appropriate objects placed in context.

We invite you to re-imagine the museum exhibit: a space for visitors to engage with a curated set of artifacts, yes, but also a space for visitors to experience and interact with artifacts – and indeed, with entire cultural complexes – in ways that are simply not possible in the physical world.

Jeffrey Pomerantz