The Tshwane Interactive Digital Centre (IDC) is the result of a collaboration between the City of Tshwane and EON Reality of the USA.
The City of Tshwane is working to a create a local digital knowledge economy (Vision 2055) and the IDC will support and enhance these economic as well as social initiatives. It will add major educational and training value within Tshwane and Gauteng, support local industrial development, create employment opportunities for its interns, help build global competitiveness as well as address broader developmental needs, including a reduction in the Digital Divide.
The IDC is a strategic initiative that will bring high-end interactive 3D Digital Media, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies to Tshwane. It is the first for South Africa and indeed, Africa. It is also one of a network of eleven similar centres around the world.