A Filipino startup team has created an augmented reality app called EngineAR that functions as a car visualizer, simulator, and training manual. The team, imagine AR, first created the app during a 48-hour software development competition called the #ZenfoneAR: A New Reality Hackathon, held last June 22-23 at Whitespace Manila. Using Google’s Augmented Reality technology called Tango, they built an app that combined the dual themes of engineering and transportation. They won 3rd place.
Quezon City, Philippines — Over a hundred students, teachers, and professionals attended the first ever maker festival held at the Department of Mining, Metallurgical, and Materials Engineering, UP Diliman.
Manila, Philippines—University of the Philippines will be holding Makers ShowUP, a free one-day maker event on May 15, 2017 at the College of Engineering grounds in Quezon City. Hosted by the Department of Mining, Metallurgical, and Materials Engineering (DMMME), the event will feature workshops for avid makers and showcase the work of designers, engineers, artists, inventors, and tinkerers through interactive booths.
Last January 29, Project NOAH Executive Director Mahar Lagmay confirmed that the government was shutting down Project NOAH due to lack of funding.
Project NOAH, the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH), was launched by the Department of Science and Technology in 2012 with the mission to provide a 6 hour lead-time warning to vulnerable communities against impending floods and to use advanced technology to enhance current geo-hazard vulnerability maps.
A life-saving arroz caldo and a dengue destroyer were awarded as finalists in the 2016 R&D 100.
No workshop? No problem. Here are 4 makerspaces in the Philippines where you can make your inventions a reality.
Twelve Pinoys in the Philippines were recognized for their world-class research in nine fields.
Autism Society Philippines, in cooperation with DLSU College of Computer Studies and National Council on Disability affairs held Next-Gen Adaptive and Assistive Technologies for PWDs last July 19 at the DLSU Yuchengco Hall.
Last June 29, Startup Society Philippines hosted Startup Stories: EdTech Edition at Acceler8 Coworking, bringing together some of the country’s most exciting EdTech ventures and their leaders. Their mission: to transform the way we teach using technology and elevate people’s lives in the process. Here are their stories.