On Saturday the 5th of November, Shinx were at Pilot Careers Live in London with a selection of virtual and augmented reality tech. The event was held at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 and is Europe’s leading career exhibition. We were there with our partners at Aviation Skills Partnership to engage, inspire, and inform young people who want a career in the aviation industry.
Shinx Creative Director Rob Barsby was also asked to present a short video on the benefits of the Youth Aviation App. The app is another project that Shinx was instrumental in the development of, working alongside partners at the Air League, British Airways, and Boeing. It’s an online social hub where young aviators can connect with each other and the rest of the industry, you can find it on both IOS and Android by searching for ‘Youth Aviation.’
Our augmented reality technology allows guests to interact with floating 3D models of anything from a double helix to the Empire State Building. On Saturday, we used a model of an aircraft engine, promoting ASP’s engineering pathway. Augmented reality is a powerful tool for teaching, allowing students to manipulate and deconstruct complex 3D models to better understand how they work. We predict that training academies like ASP’s International Aviation Academy (opening in April 2017) will soon employ cutting edge AR technology to train the next generation of aviation engineers, especially considering the exciting plans we have for Microsoft’s Hololens technology.
Our 360° videos and virtual reality headsets put Pilot Careers Live guests in the seat of a glider flying above The Palm in Dubai. Flying above world famous landmarks as part of your job – it doesn’t come more inspiring than that!
With our 4K 360° VR video and AR technology, the possibilities are endless. No matter what project you have in mind, we are more than happy to discuss it with you and offer unique solutions tailored to your budget.
To find out more about the Youth Aviation App, go to: http://shinx.co.uk/component/k2/15-youth-aviation
And if you’re interested in finding out more about Hololens, we recommend you watch Microsoft’s recent video: https://youtu.be/aThCr0PsyuA