EON Reality attended the ‘Digital Campus and Learning Transformation 2018 Conference’, hosted by Clariden Global, that ran from the 14-16th of August 2018 in Singapore. The event is a regional educational conference that aims to teach educators how disruptive innovations including AI, robotics, drones, 3D printing, and various new apps are impacting educational institutions and their existing learning pedagogies.
EON Reality Singapore Managing Director Sridhar Sunkad and Senior Director of AVR Solutions, Ridwan Othman, discussed the importance of Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) in the classroom of the future. These technologies are paramount, to address the challenges in higher education, vocational training, and K12 to meet the demands of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Educators and academic institutions should consider implementing Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) into their schools in order to bring Classroom 3.0, the immersive flipped classroom, and Creator AVR to campuses and enterprises worldwide. Several enterprises and academic institutions have already adopted and implemented the use of AVR around the world and in Asia Pacific. Some of which include Temasek Polytechnic University.
Learn, Train, Perform with Augmented and Virtual Reality
Delegates and attendees also visited the Singaporean office where they experienced the AVR Platform. A key part of EON Reality’s Classroom 3.0 vision for the immersive flipped classroom is the need to improve skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, and resilience. Through the implementation of Creator AVR into academic institutions of Singapore and campuses worldwide, Classroom 3.0 leverages immersive technology to accelerate out of class learning and improve the in-class discussions, demonstrations, and labs. By moving lecture materials online, providing substantial ICT support, and a distinguish information qualitatively, a key skill in today’s workplace.