All Africans who value creativity, innovation, and education are invited! Applications are now being accepted for the AR/VR Africa Metathon, which is focused on the fast-developing immersive technologies of augmented, virtual, and mixed reality. Beginning on August 22nd, 2022, is registration – The 2022 AR/VR Africa Metathon – developed by Meta, BlackRhino VR, and Imisi 3D
The AR/VR Africa Metathon
The AR/VR Africa Hackathon is our signature event, and the AR/VR Africa Metathon is an enlarged version of it. A chance to gain practical experience in AR and VR design and development and connect with others who share your passion for learning and creating with AR and VR are being extended to everyone who values creativity, innovation, and education.
The three (3) main events that make up the 2022 AR/VR Africa Metathon are as follows:
- AR/VR Africa Bootcamp
- AR/VR Africa Hackathon –
- AR/VR Africa Pre-hackathon training
What does the AR/VR Pre-Hackathon Training entail?
The AR/VR Africa Pre-hackathon training is a course for developing existing XR abilities. All participants will get access to specially selected learning materials on our Discord server as well as XR professionals who will mentor them and lead master sessions and workshops.
In addition, from September through November 2022, we will conduct instructor-led XR sessions. Join the Discord server for these.
What is the Africa Hackathon for AR/VR?
The AR/VR Africa Hackathon is a competition and chance for Africans to learn about, use, and create with augmented and virtual reality. The hackathon is entertaining, brisk, difficult, and extremely rewarding. Working on project ideas with programmers, designers, strategists, and enthusiasts lets you compete for rewards.
The hackathon is a hybrid event where you will apply your XR expertise to develop solutions for issues that Africans face on a daily basis. You can take part in the hackathon both offline and online. You can attend one of the 16 In-Person 48 Hour Hackathons taking place around Africa. The 2022 hackathons will be held online and offline in November and December.
What is the Africa Bootcamp for AR/VR?
First-place teams in the various countries/country groups of the 2022 AR/VR Africa Hackathon will have the chance to take part in our bootcamp.
An intensive three-month virtual curriculum called the AR/VR Africa Bootcamp will help the teams advance their concepts. Teams will receive financial and technical help to develop their MVPs, as well as a structured curriculum based on the start-up equation, led by industry experts.
A Demo Day where teams will present their solutions to investors will round up the event. The 2022 verticals will be represented through a variety of extended reality solutions that they will demonstrate. Teams are anticipated to submit successful applications to incubator and accelerator programs following the Bootcamp.
Who needs to sign up?
Everyone! Developers, programmers, UI/UX designers, artists, animators, storytellers, enthusiasts, professionals, students, and anyone else that lives in an African nation and wants to spend time developing solutions utilizing augmented, virtual, and mixed reality
Your education will start as soon as you register and log into the discord server! No of your degree of skill, you are welcome to participate in a hackathon.
Exactly how can I sign up for the Metathon?
Appl Here : Kindly complete this form.
I Signed Up! Does This Ensure My Place in the Training?
Yes. You will have access to learning materials on our Discord server and the Pre-hackathon training as soon as you join the AR/VR Africa Discord server. After applying, everyone will have access.