February 22, 2022 – Avantis Systems Ltd., a provider of classroom-focused technology products and services, has been awarded a contract by the Government of Malta for the supply, delivery and commissioning of virtual reality (VR) headsets. The contract, which is worth just under EUR €300,000 and includes a five-year service level agreement, will see Avantis provide VR headsets and related software (including training) to schools for educational purposes.
Avantis specializes in producing simple classroom technology and educational content tailored to educational institutions. The company offers its ‘ClassVR’ platform, which includes everything needed to deliver engaging virtual reality lessons within schools. According to the company, ClassVR brings affordable, virtual reality lessons and experiences to students of all ages and comes complete with hardware, software, curriculum-linked activities and lesson plans, equipping teachers with everything they need to introduce VR technology straight into the classroom.
Teachers are able to control which resources are available to pupils at the click of a button, in order to ensure focused learning for students. The company’s ClassVR solution also comes complete with a portable VR storage case to keep headsets charged and safe when they are not in use. Classroom Sets include eight all-in-one VR headsets, a storage and charging case, curriculum aligned VR lesson plans and access to the ClassVR Portal for VR content and classroom controls.
According to the contract award documentation, Avantis was the only company to bid on the contract. The contract award notice did not specify exactly how many virtual reality devices were to be delivered. The exact value of the award stood at EUR €298 820.00.
Based in the UK, Avantis also has operations in Malta, where it provides technical support services to its educational customer base. For more information on Avantis and its virtual reality solutions for education, please visit the company’s website.
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