ThingLink brings immersive learning to schools and higher education in India

New Delhi, September 21, 2018: Thing Link, an award-winning image/video annotation and immersive storytelling technology from Finland, partners with several Indian education technology distributors bringing immersive learning to Indian schools and higher education.

After successfully growing an active community of educators in North America and Europe, Thing Link expands its operations to India, aiming at:

  1. Increasing access to quality education by providing a freely accessible immersive learning environment for all teachers and students in India for science, language, and social

  1. Fostering student innovation by bringing a transformative, student-centric approach to immersive storytelling.

  1. Introducing new ICT architecture by offering a scalable low-cost model to user-generated mobile virtual reality.

The first regional distribution partners are Cinet IT Solutions Pvt Ltdfrom Bhubhaneswar, ACE Ventura Servicesand Robo FiB Academy from Pune, Destiny Planners from Nasik, Medust Technology Pvt Ltd from Kolkata, and Shivasol Technologiesfrom Pune. Schools and universities of any size can contact these distributors to get access to Thing Link’s technology that lets Indian students to practice 21st century learning skills through creating interactive images, videos and 360 documentaries of any curriculum-related topic.

Parimal Guha, Thing Link’s head of business in India says: “Indian schools believe immersive learning is the future of education. ThingLink will help them take the digital leap in a teacher-friendly way.” One example of Indian schools already using ThingLink is the Mercedes Benz International School.

During 2018, Thing Link will offer Indian educators an opportunity to acquire a certificate in immersive storytelling through a dedicated leadership program. This program invites schools and universities to acquire pedagogic knowledge and practical skills while working with top educators from Finland and USA. The leadership program is organized in collaboration with several universities from Finland and USA, and with the support of the National Agency of Technology in Finland.

Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)

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