Today in China, VR is concentrated almost exclusively on education. Both on a national and local level, Chinese educators are investing heavily.
Chinese video platform Bilibili is to launch a multi-functional remote-sensing educational satellite, aiming to arouse interest among the youth in China.
Whilst efforts are being made to reduce educational inequality via EdTech, just how effective these policies and initiatives will be remains to be seen.
In episode 66 of Tech Buzz China, co-hosts Rui Ma and Ying-Ying Lu talk about Bytedance’s forays into gaming and education — moves that have been well covered and are eagerly anticipated by Chinese media.
Xiaohongshu's possible Series E, US-based food delivery company seeing a surge in contactless takeaway orders, a Chinese ed-tech startup providing online research counseling, a medical diagnostic company and a major local hotel chain.
Episode 61 of Tech Buzz China is on K-12 edtech entrepreneurs, who are seeing their businesses grow instead of shrink in the wake of the coronavirus.
Chinese tech company DJI, known for their aerial photography and videography, has put drones aside to introduce its first-ever robot built explicitly for education—the RoboMaster S1.
The combination of AI and human tutoring could provide students of all backgrounds with an opportunity to escape the classic “assembly line” sort of education system. AI is duplicatable at a lower cost, and is unaffected by time and location.
Center One, Microsoft’s innovation demonstration center, the Education and Management Information Center, part of the People's Republic of China’s Ministry of Education, and Microsoft China jointly announced that they will start application, training and laboratory construction of virtual reality (VR) in Chinese colleges, universities and vocational schools.