AARNet lines up innovative teaching and learning technologies for EduTECH 2014

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EduTECH 2014 – powered by AARNet

From June 3 to 5, the EduTECH 2014 Conference will be transformed into a pop-up campus connected to the global Research & Education network. AARNet is powering the event via a 10 Gbps internet backbone connected directly into the Brisbane Convention Centre.

You’re invited to visit the AARNet stand (180) at EduTECH 2014

Speak with our Education, Solutions, Enterprise and Infrastructure teams and experience a range of innovative teaching and learning technologies:


Take a robot-guided virtual museum tour


At 1.30pm on June 3 and 4 join a live 30 minute virtual tour of the National Museum of Australia Landmarks Gallery guided by semi-autonomous Telepresence robots Kasparov and Chesster. Control your own view of the gallery, discover digital content, engage with an onsite educator and be inspired to book a virtual tour for your students.


Interactive Immersive 3D screenings in the IGLEw – BOOK NOW


The AARNet IGLEw (Immersive Global Learning Environment), located next to the AARNet stand, will be screening:

Dark (the Australian immersive movie exploring the nature of Dark Matter),
Celestial Mechanics (visualising data collected from manmade aerial technologies, and
Uniview (bringing multiple scientific databases to life in a fully interactive immersive 3D rendering of the Digital Universe Atlas).

Bookable sessions are available during program breaks with each limited to 20 places. View session times and book your place now. Informal sessions are available during main program times.


Collaborate in new and creative ways with Cruiser


Cruiser is an Australian innovation developed by the Sydney University Computer Human Adapted Interaction (CHAI) group. Cruiser  is used to collaborate across a wide range of surfaces, including tablets and smartphones, interactive whiteboards, multi-touch tables and gesture-controlled walls.


and more…


Interactive video case studies
3D Video Conferencing
Deep immersion in virtual simulations with the Oculus Rift


From primary school student to Nobel Prize winning researcher, AARNet transports the inquiring mind to the edge of discovery.


We look forward to seeing you at EduTECH 2014!



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