Tshwane Interactive Digital Centre

and VR Innovation Academy

The Tshwane IDC, in collaboration with the City of Tshwane (Pretoria) supports education and TVET training in the region, as well as handles EON Reality’s sales and marketing, support to the upcoming IDC’s in the region, along with R&D in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.

VR Innovation Academy, Tshwane Pretoria

START DATE: March 5, 2018

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Students receive 4 months of theory which includes AR and VR content creation, professional workflows, and project management across the entire AR and VR ecosystem. Thereafter 7 months of project training will follow, when students will develop their entrepreneurial skills through supervised project based learning on real customer projects. At the end of the course, students will have a robust portfolio of work showing off their projects.

Stage 1- Theoretical and practical training – 4 months

  • General knowledge on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • Project management tools and techniques while working on VR and AR immersive projects
  • Development of 2D and 3D visual assets
  • Modelling, Texturing, Rigging and Animation of the assets for VR and AR application
  • Interactive application development basic and advance
  • Scripting and programming techniques within interactive application development
  • Development and deployment of the VR application for immersive systems
  • Creation mobile 3D applications with VR and AR functionality
  • Publishing applications for Android, iOS and for EON Studio based educational platforms

Stage 2 – Project based training – 7 months

  • Collaborative work in multi-skilled groups
  • Student´s individual development path via experience working on projects
  • Idea promotion and incubation of the creativity
  • Support the operations of global company including production, marketing and installations
  • Team building exercises
  • Mentoring and entrepreneurship development

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