California-based computer company zSpace has won an award for its augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) laptop.
The laptop earned the gold award in the Living, Working And Learning Environments Edutech category at the 2019 Edison Awards, named after the famous inventor to honour the world’s best innovations.
The zSpace laptop PC features three-dimensional (3D) screen technology, headtracking glasses and an interactive stylus.
It’s aimed at bringing spatial awareness to the classroom and making learning fun through life-like, hands-on AR and VR applications
Currently in use at more than 1,000 school districts, technical centres, medical schools and universities, the zSpace AR/VR laptop was also named a grand prize winner for Tech & Learning’s Awards of Excellence.
Commenting on the winners of the 2019 Edison Awards, the organisation’s executive director, Frank Bonafilia, said: “After 32 years, it never ceases to amaze us how innovations that we could only dream about become our reality. Once again, the winners created innovations that are revolutionising industries and becoming indispensable.”
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