What is it?
Opmantek are proud to sponsor Griffith Universities Industry award that focuses on encouraging students to develop skills that are required in the work place. The three to four highest achieving project groups, from the Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) program, have an opportunity to present to a panel of industry judges to compete for a cash prize.
This event is hosted by Griffith’s School of ICT and showcase the emerging talent that is graduating from Griffith University. It is a terrific opportunity if you are looking for staff with qualified project experience, you have an area of interest in entrepreneurship or enjoy the ICT field.
GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY'S OPMANTEK AWARDS NIGHT
Highlights from the Griffith University Opmantek Awards night – June 2018. Read more about the event here.
When is it
Upcoming Awards Date
Date: Wednesday 28th October
Time: 4pm to 6pm
Finalists will be released in October.
Team name: Jupiter 305
The Project: Jupiter 305’s project was called the 'Virtual Space Tour', which was a working prototype aimed to enhance the learning material for 7th grade science students through virtual reality.
Team Name: Vietnamese Agriculture Decision Support App (VADSA)
The Project: VADSA were tasked to develop an Android app that would help farmers, specifically in the Mekong Delta, to help predict farming outcomes based on environmental conditions. VADSA used professional sources and node collection to run a prediction algorithm that gave suggestions on suitable farming techniques to maximise the probability of successful crop generation. This was all packaged on a mobile device for a farmer to use in the field.
Team name: Vision VR
The Project: Vision VR utilized the unique capabilities of Virtual Reality to tackle the complex issue of Health and Safety for factory and production line workers. In conjunction with Tafe Coomera, the team built an accurate virtual training space for their client, packaging company Orora, to use with training their employees to familiarize themselves with the machinery they will use in their day to day operations. The high level of detail and various training modes allow for guided training and assessment of employee's knowledge of safety features and protocols and moves toward a safer overall operation for both companies and employees.