Over the past few months we have undertaken various workshops at the Tshwane Interactive Digital Centre in Pretoria, where over 30 educators from three East Rand schools have been learning how to use Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) in their classrooms. Supported by the Gauteng Department of Education, these educators will now be using (and creating their own) AVR content to use in their classroom teaching over the next twelve months. The project is an
New technology fills a gap that many governments and training institutions in Africa are struggling to bridge: the need for more skilled workers. Virtual reality training can offer opportunities in a number of fields, giving people access to knowledge which can be used to improve their lives. Read more from Business Fights Poverty.
In an effort to help combat the ever-evolving AIDS epidemic plaguing South Africa, EON Reality Tshwane’s VR Innovation Academy students were tasked by the City of Tshwane Health Department to create an HIV/AIDS awareness VR application. The students were given creative freedom over the product with the direction to inform people of all ages, genders, races, and creeds of the dangers and lifestyle changes that are associated with HIV infections.. Members of the City of
Sandton City, Africa’s richest square mile and popularly known as the economic centre of Africa, once again played host to Africa’s largest education and technology event. The EduTECH Africa Conference 2017, held at the Sandton Convention Centre between 3rd and 4th October 2017 brought together brilliant minds in the field of education and technology from across Africa and the rest of the world. The event included hundreds of speakers, exhibitors and delegates with an overall
The Tshwane Interactive Digital Centre (IDC), the only one of its kind in Africa, has just completed a ground-breaking project for an established and renowned South African aviation industry player, AeroSud (Pty) Ltd. Aerosud supplies integrated manufacturing solutions to the local and international aviation industry & focuses on high-end engineered and specialised low volume production programmes. Aerosud is the designer and manufacturer of components for the Airbus’s A400M military aircraft, including the wingtip. The IDC