WebAR Experience by Coca-Cola First in South Africa

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However, the company’s marketing department recently made a huge first with a WebAR experience in South Africa. “All consumers need to do is scan the QR code on our cans to launch the AR experience via their web browser, rather than downloading an app , “ Nicky Pillay, Senior Digital Transformation Manager Southern and East Africa at the Coca-Cola Company, said in a release shared with ARPost.

EON Reality joins the Commercial Aviation Manufacturers Association of South Africa (CAMASA)

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EON Reality’s Tshwane IDC in South Africa has become a full member of CAMASA (Commercial Aviation Manufacturers Association of South Africa). The post EON Reality joins the Commercial Aviation Manufacturers Association of South Africa (CAMASA) appeared first on EON Reality. CAMASA is a joint initiative of industry and government that represents the business interests of the sector, with a view to significant export growth.

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Empowering Women in South Africa Through Design and VR

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TL;DR: In March of this year, Facebook was invited by non-profit organization Girls Invent Tomorrow to give two workshops on design and VR with local

United Kingdom and South Africa Teams of EON Reality Demonstrated the Benefits of the AVR Platform During UNIDO General Conference

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The post United Kingdom and South Africa Teams of EON Reality Demonstrated the Benefits of the AVR Platform During UNIDO General Conference appeared first on EON Reality Ken Swain, Chairman of EON Reality Manchester and Lucett Ramokgopa, Business Development Director of EON Reality Tshwane , joined forces together at UNIDO’s General Conference. EON Reality has been in partnership with UNIDO for quite some time.

CNN, Forbes, Bloomberg, And Others Cover Mexico IDC Announcement And South Africa Inauguration

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The City of Tshwane claims it will be home to the first virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) content training centre in continental Africa. The post CNN, Forbes, Bloomberg, And Others Cover Mexico IDC Announcement And South Africa Inauguration appeared first on EON Reality.

New EON Reality Interactive Digital Center at University of the Western Cape Will Teach Students How to Develop AR and VR Products

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As a part of the Global Emergency Initiative, the education-based center will be one of EON Reality’s key contributors in using and developing premium content and curricula for the company’s flagship AVR Platform for South Africa and beyond. “With the majority of South African students likely unable to return to school even in the months following the active Coronavirus pandemic, bringing remote AR and VR solutions to the area is more important than ever before.

Giraffes Are Basically Fuzzy Lightning Rods, New Research Suggests

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Earlier this year, conservationists in South Africa discovered two adult giraffes struck down by lightning, signaling a potentially underrated risk for this majestic species.

Jupiter Just Sprouted a Brand New Spot

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An amateur astronomer in South Africa has detected a bright new surface feature rising above the cloud tops on Jupiter. Read more. jupiter astronomy planetary science science

Scientists Found a 200,000-Year-Old Human Bed Made From Grass and Ash

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Archaeologists from South Africa have uncovered rudimentary beds that early humans made by placing bundles of grass onto a layer of ash. Sounds basic, but these Stone Age beds were more sophisticated than they appear at first glance. Read more.

Milestones leading to winning the 2nd prize in the Innovation Hub’s GAP ICT 2016 competition

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TIHMC is a subsidiary of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) which is an agency of Gauteng Provincial Government’s Department of Economic Development (GDED) in South Africa. General Mixed Reality Visual GAP ICT Awards GAPICT HoloDome HoloPort Innovation Hub South Africa VR startupImmersive Authority entered The Innovation Hub Management Company’s (TIHMC) GAP ICT 2016 competition which opened on 11 April 2016.

Experience The Extraordinary Life Of Nelson Mandela In VR

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Very few individuals have managed to live a life as influential and accomplished as South Africa’s Nelson Mandela. Throughout his many years fighting against apartheid in South Africa, the legendary humanitarian has suffered institutionalized racism, violence, even a prison term that would end up lasting a soul-crushing 27 years. Celebrate the 100th birthday of one history’s most influential figures in this immersive VR experience for the Oculus Go. Philanthropist.

Google's Plus Codes give every location in the world a digital address

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Here's an example: The Plus Code "W2GJ+JQ, Johannesburg" is the digital address of Google's office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Addresses aren't as ubiquitous as you may think. According to Google, billions of people don't have an address, or if they do, it's not very accurate.

HTC Vive partners with ARVI VR to expand its global location-based Virtual Reality arcade offering

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After the first wave of openings, the deployment will extend at a later time to Egypt, Hong-Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Vietnam, and Kuwait, according to HTC.

Teen pranks her family with the Influencer Challenge, and their reaction is hilarious

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On Sunday, 18-year-old Nombulelo Patricia Sithole, a high school student who lives in Boksburg, South Africa, did exactly that in front of her family — and their facial expressions are quite simply a joy to behold.

UNAIDS Launches Educational 360-Degree Series Ahead Of World AIDS Day

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South Africa alone currently has 7.2 Produced by South African production company Makhulu Media with support from Google, the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation, and the Children’s Radio Foundation, the live-action series follows a young woman as she travels from her home to a health clinic on a mission to determine her HIV status. The program is currently being implemented in schools, clinics, and communities all across South Africa.

Oculus Quest Enterprise Edition Brings Standalone VR To Businesses

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It is an incredibly powerful technology that will affect us from Los Angeles to New York to Western Africa to South Africa to Southeast Asia.”. Enterprise-grade bundle available for $999 plus a $180 annual fee. Yesterday, Facebook unveiled a slew of new details surrounding the next generation of its VR hardware line-up.

City of Tshwane Health Department Attends EON Reality VRIA Students’ Presentation

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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. This opened the application up to as many users as possible within the South African market. To learn more about EON Reality’s location in South Africa, visit the EON Reality Tshwane page.

Google Earth VR Adds Search and Oculus Rift Support

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Some new locations include Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, Table Mountain in South Africa, Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina, Mt Lassen in California, Palermo in Italy, and more. VR’s killer app just got a major update. It was six months ago when Google launched a VR version of Google Earth for the HTC Vive. And still to this day, Google Earth VR remains one of the best, if not the best, app experiences available in VR.

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The only thing better than 'Black Is King' is 'Black Is King' in HDR10+

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The variety of scenes directed by the Grammy winner herself is nothing short of incredible, with vibrant, highly-costumed shoots in New York, Los Angeles, South Africa, West Africa, London, and Belgium.

Virtual Reality Education: Recruiting for EON Entrepreneur School in ZA

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Relating to EON Reality’s beliefs is South Africa’s City of Tshwane which states, “Youth is a key element in Tshwane’s Vision 2055, as the City believes its younger residents will be the flag bearers and reap the benefits of the city of the future.” Applications for the 2017 term are now closed. Good luck to all applicants! EON Reality believes that knowledge is a human right , and should be available, accessible, and affordable for every human on the planet.

This ‘Snackable’ Headset Aims to Make VR More Approachable to the Public

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That’s where South Africa-based EDEN Labs wants to change things up with its enterprise-focused VR headset platform, the Eden Snacker. When it comes to public spaces like shops and museums, self-service virtual reality isn’t really a thing yet; first-timers generally need to be told how to put on the headset, how to hold the controllers, and where to stand.

Man Proposes In Zero Latency’s VR Zombie Arena

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It was then that Kelly was transported to a painstakingly recreated version of her favorite place in the world, her grandparent’s home in South Africa. I’m not crying! You’re crying! Everyone loves a good proposal story. The terrifying act of popping the big question is a big moment in any young couple’s life. So any attempt at breaking the norm when taking that life-changing knee is always fun.

EON Reality Tshwane Attends the Aerospace and Defence Air Show 2018

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The EON Reality Tshwane IDC was given a platform to be part of The Africa Aerospace and Defence 2018 exhibition held at the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Centurion, Tshwane. The massive crowd was a clear sign of the incredible rise in interest that Augmented and Virtual Reality technology has seen across Africa in recent years. For more information on EON Reality’s presence in South Africa, check out the EON Reality Tshwane page.

Wevr’s theBlu Lets Dubai Aquarium Visitors Go Beyond The Glass

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In addition to the CG experience, live action, 360 degree footage will also showcase life both above and below the ocean in Uganda, South Africa, Maldives, Egypt, Australia and Mafia Island. The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo now lets visitors go beyond the glass and having an astonishingly intimate encounter with sea life thanks to the HTC Vive.

What if?

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What if we really cared about this zebra and rhino family (both are nearly extinct) that I made an image of in a Safari in South Africa as much as some say they care about the unborn? What if? Is your mind asking that a lot lately? Mine is. What if the virus is a message from Nature? Asking us to live more sustainably? In a way that will give our children a world that is livable? What if it is showing us a way to live without nearly as many planes. Without as many cars.

Get A Glimpse Into Conditions Filmmakers Braved To Create ‘ClimbEverestVR’

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Noel and Lynn Hanna, Northern Ireland natives currently living in South Africa, are the first couple to reach the summit of Mount Everest on both sides and serve as the guides for the upcoming ClimbEverest VR. Media has always been a bridge to experiences we wouldn’t otherwise be able to see, whether via text, video, or photography.

Dubai Brings Conservation Efforts To Life With VR Zoo

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Made possible by Emaar Entertainment, the VRZOO attraction allows you to experience the CGI generated underwater imagery of theBlu as well as live action 360-degree footage from different countries around the world, including Uganda, South Africa, Maldives, Egypt, Australia and Mafia Island, all of which are home to some of the world’s most riveting, exotic wildlife. Wevr’s theBlu featured at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.

Zappar Brings Sunny AR Experience Through Solucan Partnership

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The last time that we checked in with Zappar a few months ago, they were working with Coca-Cola on the first large-scale WebAR experience in South Africa. With most of us stuck at home, companies are working at offering whatever relief they can. Sometimes, that means sharing good vibes. Sometimes, sharing good vibes means a really cool AR experiencle. When beverage packaging company Solucan decided to build on a Canadian social movement, they reached out to webAR company Zappar.

University for Business and Technology (UBT) in Kosovo Designs 141 VR and AR Courses in EON Reality’s AVR Platform

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Combining the University for Business and Technology’s VR and AR development efforts with those of the other members of EON Reality’s global network who have also joined the self-directed learning movement — such as the Aldini Valeriani Institute in Italy, Al Akhawayn University in Morocco, and the University of the Western Cape in South Africa — the AVR Platform’s library of turnkey lessons and courses is already rapidly expanding across subjects and languages.

China Expands VR and AR for Education with EON Reality Rollout

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In addition to EON Reality’s Global Emergency Initiative leading schools in countries like Italy , South Africa , and Kosovo to use the AVR Platform, China’s latest step in its VR and AR adoption follows the decision to set up an Interactive Digital Center in Jinshui. The largest undertaking to date in Henan, China will see over 100 schools adopt the VR and AR solutions.

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EON Reality Announces Vaal University of Technology VR Pilot Program

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At Vaal University of Technology (VUT), the addition of scalable VR and AR systems could help expand the school’s presence as one of the technological leaders in South Africa. Given the fact that many students in South Africa may not be able to return to normal classrooms this fall due to COVID-19, the AVR Platform could prove particularly useful for providing high-quality distance learning.

EON Reality and the University of Genoa Sign Joint Agreement to Launch VR Education Program

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As EON Reality’s newest Italian partner, the students will receive AR and VR elements within their education. Photo courtesy of University of Genoa.

EON Reality and Los Angeles City College Begin Academic VR and AR Partnership

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Los Angeles City College will be bringing EON Reality’s academic VR and AR solutions to students in the near future.

Additional Canadian College Adopts the EON-XR Platform Based on EON Reality and Mohawk College’s Partnership

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Toronto-based Centennial College will become EON Reality’s latest XR collaborator in Canada.

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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Export to over 60 countries: USA, Europe, Russian, Canada Middle East, India, Africa… LEARN MORE>> Installation: For order of more than 3pcs, we can provide installation service, which we would send one engineer to help customer for installation and training. (We

EON Reality at Virtual Reality Symposium in Zhangzhou, China with leading Chinese Universities

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During the first day’s session EON Reality’s VP Asia , Mr Pontus Appelqvist, and General Manager of EON Reality China , Mr Ban LIU, shared how schools and universities is using AVR to enable students to learn faster, remember longer and perform better with use cases from a wide range of countries including Australia, France, Oman, Singapore, South Africa, United States, and many more.

China Expands VR and AR for Education with EON Reality Rollout

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In addition to EON Reality’s Global Emergency Initiative leading schools in countries like Italy , South Africa , and Kosovo to use the AVR Platform, China’s latest step in its VR and AR adoption follows the decision to set up an Interactive Digital Center in Jinshui. The largest undertaking to date in Henan, China will see over 100 schools adopt the VR and AR solutions.

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