AfricaCom is the place to meet everybody who’s anybody in African telecoms and technology, AfricaCom brings together 14,000 attendees, 450 speakers and 400 exhibitors.
Planning a trip to KwaZulu Natal South Africa? We have you covered if you are interested to see what the King Shaka International Airport looks like. We recently worked on a project for the Dube TradePort and had the opportunity to 3D Scan some parts of the King Shaka International Airport in a Virtual Tour.
The South African Construction Expo and Totally Concrete Expo is one of the biggest Trade shows in South Africa for the building industry. The South African Construction Expo took place on the 11th to the 13th of June 2019 at the Gallagher Convection Centre at 19 Richards Drive, Halfway House, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
We recently traveled to Cape Town South Africa for a commercial 360° video for one of our big corporate clients in the banking industry. Although we cannot talk about the virtual reality and 360° video that we created for them we can talk about the experience and show some candid 360° video that we took during our visit to Cape Town for this commercial 360° video shoot.
Exiting Times! Oculus just announced the all new Oculus Rift S Virtual Reality headset at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco California USA. This is exciting news for Virtual Reality users as the headset uses inside out tracking instead of the external camera system to create a Room Scale virtual reality experience.
We are extremely passionate about virtual reality and we love to share the experience with as many people as we can. We usually do not do Virtual Reality Birthday Parties but because of our passion to bring Virtual Reality to as many people as we can, we could not say no! Our main focus with our Mixed Reality company is corporate clients and businesses.
We were approached by MegChem to provide them with virtual reality consulting services. They were interested in using Virtual Reality as part of their engineering processes and to look at the structures they create in 3D Modelling and Engineering software in Virtual Reality to visually inspect their design to visually identify thing that they can design better.
Virtual Reality Skiing is a extremely popular virtual reality experience for companies looking for Extreme Sports Virtual Reality experiences. We recently assisted an Events agency with one of their activation at the Gone Skiing shop in Johannesburg South Africa. The marketing company was promoting holiday packages for skiing in Lesotho. The virtual reality activation took place at the Gone Skiing shop, providing the ideal setting for promoting skiing.
We created a custom virtual reality solution for AGCO for the International Green Week which were held in Germany from the 18th to the 27th of January 2019. This was one of our first projects for the year and indeed one of the most exciting ones to start of the year. As part of the custom virtual reality experience and development AGCO also invited us to Germany to assist them with their virtual reality activation and their stand in Germany.
We were commissioned to create a 3D Virtual Tour for a property developer at the Vaal Dam area. The property developer have build this unit and plans to build more of these units. He needed a marketing tool to use to market the properties to people that doesn’t currently live in the area and whom are looking for Holiday Homes. The Internet has become the biggest lead generator for Real Estate Agents and Property developers to advertise their spaces and property developments.
After successfully assisting Heineken with a Virtual Reality event for their Marketing Teams they commissioned us to do the same for their factory workers. They wanted something exiting for building their Teams spirit and rewarding them with something different than the usual. We took the virtual reality experience to their factory in the Sedibeng area southeast of Johannesburg. The Heineken Factory workers loved the experience and almost everyone tried out the different Virtual Reality experiences.
We were commissioned by Heineken South Africa to assist them with some Virtual Reality experiences at an internal marketing event. The idea was to give their Staff members an introduction to the 4th Industrial university and current technology that would blow their minds while having fun at the same time. This virtual reality event took place in Pretoria South Africa.
We were asked to create a Virtual Reality experience and Virtual Reality education experience for South Africa drivers. The idea was to create an Education experience to showcase people why driving safely is important. This was used as part of SANRAL’s national initiative to educate people on driver safety.
We created a Google Street View Virtual Tour for the Supa Quick Lifestyle Center in Pretoria South Africa. The Tyre industry is a very competitive industry especially online where people go to search for Tyre Fitment Centers. It is an old Search Engine Optimization strategy to use Virtual Tours in Google Streetview to boost businesses in Search Engines.
We regularly assist companies with their Virtual Reality Events in Johannesburg South Africa. This time we were commissioned to assist Tourism South Africa with one of their Virtual Reality activations at the Gautrain stations around Gauteng. We were responsible for the rental of the virtual reality devices as well as to provide professionally trained virtual reality staff to assist clients getting into the virtual reality experiences and to maintain the hygiene of the Virtual Reality headsets.
We were commissioned by Standard Bank South Africa to create a Virtual Reality game for them. They wanted to show clients that banking by going to a branch is not necessary to do banking with today technology. The concept of the game was “Why do you want to go to a bank when you can do something fun instead”.
We were commissioned by DEEPVR to assist them with a virtual reality activation for ABB at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg South Africa. We were commissioned to provide 10 x HTC VIVE High-End virtual reality headsets and 10 x High-End Virtual Reality computer systems for this event. We were also tasked to provide professional Virtual Reality activation staff for this event.
We created a virtual reality education game for Extramarks. They used the game at various activation and events across South Africa to promote their online education software. The game that we created for them was the copper sulphate and Iron mixture experiment. Here we were in Cape Town at the AfricaCom 2017 exhibition assisting them with the event.
We were invited to AfricaCom to speak about Virtual Reality at the event. Our CEO Gerald Ferreira talked about Virtual Reality and the state of the virtual reality industry in South Africa. AfricaCom also provided us with a sponsored stand at the exhibition.
Mixed Reality were invited to talk about virtual reality at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria South Africa. Gerald Ferreira one of the founders of Mixed Reality South Africa is one of the most experienced virtual reality innovators and entrepreneurs in South Africa. He started experimenting with virtual reality in 1998 and is today considered to be the authority in Virtual Reality in South Africa.
We were commissioned by The Laughing Cow South Africa to create a high-end virtual reality experience for them. They wanted to promote their product in malls and online at the same time. We were asked to develop a high-end virtual reality experience for them that would work at an event in a mall as well as online on Facebook.
Virtual Reality is the current leading emerging technology worldwide. With it’s ability to immerse the user into a virtual environment one of the top applications for Virtual Reality is Education. Here we are at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg South Africa showcasing Virtual Reality to School Children.
Over the past couple of years, we have done many Virtual Reality Team building and Virtual Reality internal events. Below is some information on the Virtual Reality Team building event that we did for Allianz at one of their internal events. We assisted them with a general commercial virtual reality experience. The purpose of the event was to introduce their employees to something different and to encourage them to start thinking out of the box!
In July 2017 we acquired Samsung Gear Virtual Reality headsets and Samsung S7 phones. The Samsung Gear VR headset was one of the best mobile virtual reality headsets at the time. Still today the Samsung high-end phones are some of the best mobile virtual reality devices. We acquired 10 Samsung S7 phones and 10 x Samsung Gear VR headsets.
We assisted the North-West University based in Potchefstroom South Africa with a Virtual Reality event in Pretoria South Africa. We supplied the Virtual Reality equipment, uploaded the content and assisted with the Virtual Reality activation. The NWU stand received the award for best stand at the Trade show.
We were commissioned by Ushaka Marine World in Durban South Africa to create a 360° video for them. Ushaka Marine World is one of the top tourism destinations in Durban South Africa. We created several 360° videos for them including a 360° Zulu Dance video, 360° Dolphin Show, 360° Water Slide and 360° Dangerous Creatures 360° video.
MIXED REALITY CONTACT DETAILS
- 11 Scafell Road, Floracliffe, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, 1709.
- +27 72 9722 724 (Ronel Ferreira)
- +27 72 234 7513 (Gerald Ferreira)
- +27 11 672 0908 (Office)