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In the News: Tahoe Tessie AR Gaming App Launched

February 1, 2023 | Member Submitted

Originally published in the Tahoe Weekly on 1/23/23. Photo from the Tahoe Weekly.

UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center’s has unveiled its Find Tahoe Tessie app, after more than a year of planning and development. Find Tahoe Tessie is an augmented reality (AR) gaming app, which places the mythical Tahoe Tessie in and around Lake Tahoe.

While using the app, players become scientists and throughout the game find scientific tools used for various lake experiments, explore Tahoe through local excursions and apply scientific knowledge that will help find Tahoe Tessie.

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