For the Oman Ministry of Tourism, CST developed a custom 3D virtual reality simulation of the popular Wadi Ban Khalid national recreation area for marketing and educational purposes. The Oculus Rift is a consumer-targeted virtual reality head-mounted display system that connects to a laptop or personal computer. It's expected to be released in final version near the end of 2014.
This video showcases the virtual exhibit that was created for the Muscat Youth Summit, which was an educational extravaganza for youth from around the globe.
NACA commissioned a CST virtual environment to develop public knowledge concerning its services and their Mobile Mammogram Unit. To do this, CST designed and built a learning simulation that replicated the real environment and presented interactive information. Additionally, CST created a related educational video.
This involved creating a complex 3D architectural model and learning environment that enabled potential clients to role play and learn about the facilities and procedures. Included in this virtual center are educational displays and literature as well as informative interactive 3D models of medical technologies, visiting and treatment rooms.
When NewLife Healthcare LLC opened a new office and expanded its operations into Oman, CST provided an innovative, yet affordable on-demand means of marketing NewLife's services. This was done by designing 3D models, using advanced digital video techniques, and leveraging corporate social media and SEO.
A large-scale web-based interactive 3D virtual teaching and learning environment was developed and maintained for the North Carolina Community College System´s Technology Center. For four years this dynamic space was available to the 21,000+ faculty and 800,000+ students from the state´s 58 colleges. This online avatar-based environment consisted of a variety of engaging learning settings that include spaces for presentations, discussions, interactive learning sessions, team development and learning, simulations and role-play.
A professional development certification series consisting of 12 unique session topics was created and offered on multiple occasions to instructors of the 58 community colleges in the state-wide North Carolina system. The sessions were held within the virtual learning environment described previously. The objective of the series was to prepare instructors with the skills, tools and learning theory and practice that they needed to provide effective teaching and learning within a 3D interactive virtual environment.
Two annual educational and corporate talent development conferences were planned and hosted within custom developed virtual environments. The events included individual and panel presentations, expert speakers, round table discussions, meeting spaces, vendor displays, orientations and training. Each conference was held over a three-day period, involved fifty-four individual sessions, three concurrent sessions tracks, and engaged globally recognized keynote speakers. These conferences attracted an international contingent of presenters and attendees from P-12, higher education, business and industry.
At the client´s request, CST installed and administered a learning management system. Additionally, CST created specialized online learning content, which was enhanced by personalized learning and gamification strategies. This required the application of instructional systems design, adult learning theory, content rapid prototyping, data tracking, and program evaluation.
The Public Authority for Investment Promotion & Export Development. CST offered a two-day cross-disciplinary fully hands-on learning event at Muscat Youth Summit 2012. The workshop provided interactive skills development that incorporated technological and entrepreneurial learning and promoted road safety.
Al Hayat Association. For this Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), CST co-sponsored the Walk4Life campaign by providing the organization with its social media and SEO services.
Sakura-Kai. This charity event was held to raise funds for the victims of the 3.11.2013 tsunami in Japan. CST and SNK Productions supported the “Save Japan, Pray for Japan” initiative in Oman that was led by Sakura-Kai, an association under the Oman & Japan friendship association. To see the video, please go to this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjVBZOtjbvY