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AR born in KMi to schools in Brazil

Jane Whild, Tuesday 19 July 2022 | Annotate
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KMi’s Dr Lara Piccolo hosted a visit yesterday by Prof Alexandre Marino Costa, from Federal University of Santa Catarina in Brazil. Alexandre last visited KMi in 2016 when he collaborated with Dr Ale Okada and Paul Hogan to develop Augmented Reality applications (AR) for education.

Lara said: “I am very happy to share that this collaboration was very fruitful and now Alexandre partnered with the Ministry of Sciences and Technology in Brazil to disseminate this technology to schools. They have more than 8,000 users!”

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