The Difference Between Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality And Mixed Reality

By Julia Tokareva, Software Development Consultant at RubyGarage, on Quora: Virtual reality (VR) immerses users in a fully artificial digital environment. Augmented reality (AR) overlays virtual objects on the real-world environment. Mixed reality (MR) not just overlays but anchors virtual objects to the real world. Virtual Reality: This technology immerses users in a completely virtual environment that is generated by a computer. The most advanced VR … Read More

2018 -2019 F1 in Schools and Jaguar Primary Schools Challenge Race Season Ready to Begin

Following a successful 2017, F1 in Schools and Jaguar Primary Schools Challenge race (JPSC), where two teams were chosen to represent South Africa at the World Finals in Malaysia. The 2018-2019 competition is fully subscribed with teams participating in each competition, each for the F1 in Schools Challenge and for the Jaguar Primary Schools Challenge. Bez Sangari, CEO, Sangari Education, … Read More

F1 in Schools STEM Challenge Reinforces Status as Official Education Initiative

The global educational initiative, F1 in Schools STEM Challenge, has unveiled a new logo for F1 in Schools UK National Finals held at Silverstone Race Circuit last week. Incorporating the new Formula 1 logo launched last year, F1 in Schools’ new look visually reinforces the challenge’s status as Formula 1’s official education initiative. The logo will be used by the … Read More

Augmented and Virtual Reality Enhance Learning Outcomes

Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) are major contemporary technologies being implemented in teaching today and are playing a role in the future of education. The nature of AR/VR changes the way people interact in a learning environment, with many potential benefits in teaching. One of the most pressing challenges in education and training is to ensure that whatever is being taught, … Read More

Seabery and Augmented Training Organise the First Augmented Training International Congress

Seabery and Augmented Training are running the 1st Augmented Training International Congress, between 8-9 March in Huelva, Spain. It will be the first event on Augmented Reality and Education, with keynote presentations from top international experts. It will be an opportunity to bring together a community of professionals, institutions and companies using Augmented Reality to enhance skills and vocational training. Seabery … Read More

Benefits of the Soldamatic Augmented Reality Welding Training Solution

Benefits of Augmented Reality welding training solution include: 1. Soldamatic is the first Augmented Reality welding training solution worldwide allowing businesses to train welders in a more sustainable and efficient way. 2. Soldamatic AR welding solution: The high camera-resolution for AR facilitates different welding positions, providing the closest-to-reality welding performance. 3. Soldamatic AR welding solution: Gives a 68% average saving … Read More

Young South African Engineers Crack Award in Land Rover Competition in Abu Dhabi

Caption: Team Rhino put their vehicle through its paces on the Land Rover Discovery off-road track with team manager Bevan Roets (centre). More than 150 future software engineers from schools in 16 countries gathered in December in Abu Dhabi for the world finals of the Land Rover 4×4 in Schools Technology Challenge. The young engineers, aged 11-19, used computer coding … Read More

SA Still Requires Work in Teaching Infrastructure Says Economist Education Survey

A survey by the Economist magazine in the UK notes that the rapid development of digital technology and the globalised nature of economic systems are creating an entirely new set of educational challenges to which the world needs to adapt. (http://educatingforthefuture.economist.com/) In the worldwide survey, South Africa achieved 23rd position out of 35 countries. SA was 17th in the Education … Read More

Combined AR/VR Headset Market To Be Worth $35 Billion By 2024

New report from Global Market Insights shows the potential for growth within the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality industries. In many ways, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology is still in early days of development. With that in mind, there is potential for change and AR/VR are undergoing significant growth, as noted in a new report from Global … Read More

Team Imbokodo to Represent South Africa at Land Rover 4×4 in Schools World Finals

The Land Rover 4×4 in Schools World Finals 2017 will be taking place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 8 December and Team Imbokodo from Nic Diederichs High School in Krugersdorp have been chosen to represent South Africa. ‘Imbokodo’, meaning ‘when you strike a woman you strike a rock’, are going to the finals to raise funds for their campaign on women equality and for violence against … Read More