India based app Smartur 3D wins coveted South Asia award for mobile innovation – Press note


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Mumbai, July 29, 2015: Smartur 3D (www.smartur3d.com), a Hyderabad, India-based startup, has received the coveted ‘mBillionth Award South Asia 2015’ for mobile Innovation under the category of m-Education & learning.

Smartur 3D was selected as the best mobile innovation startup using cutting edge technologies to magically bring textbook concepts to life. The App enables 3D visualisation using Augmented Reality which plays a vital role in teaching and making students better understand the concepts of physics, Biology and Maths etc. Smartur 3D is targeted towards students from kindergarten to the 10th class. Smartur 3D has won the award after being shortlisted amongst dozens of entries in the category that included finalists from most of the south Asian countries.

The mBillionth award is one of South Asia’s leading mobile & telecom award platforms held annually that acknowledges the innovations happening across South Asia. South Asia is emerging as a key hub of the world’s mobile and telecom market in terms of penetration and innovation.

Upon receiving the award Mr.Neeraj Jewalkar, Founder CEO of Smartur 3D said, “It is an honor to receive the prestigious mBillionth award South Asia 2015. It validates our belief that mobile is the only platform that has the reach and scale to deliver digital learning to 200 million students in India. Our strong belief in technology aided learning methods inspired us to start Smartur 3D. With Smartur 3D we aim to significantly enhance the learning outcome and quality of education in schools. Our goal is to reduce the learning gap between the students from international, private & government schools by enabling low cost hi- technology solutions in education”.

Mr. Neeraj Jewalkar also added that this award has earned Smartur 3D an entry into the World Summit Awards in Singapore happening in December 2015 which recognizes the world’s best interactive contents with Social impact.

World Summit Awards (WSA) was established to achieve the goals set out by United Nations. The aim of UN-WSIS is to make Information and Communication Technology (ICT) accessible to everyone and to bridge the digital divide. To achieve this goal WSA selects and promotes the world’s most outstanding e-Content with the target of turning it into global shared knowledge.

In 2014, Smartur 3D has also been awarded the best smart class product award by the World Education Summit (WES) for providing an advanced solution to educational institutes.

The pilot deployment of Smartur 3D solutions was conducted across 20 countries in 2014 including India, UK, Canada, South Africa, Uganda, Kenya and Philippines. In the US, more than 500 schools adopted Smartur 3D in their classrooms. Smartur recently launched the android App version of Smartur 3D for tablet and mobiles. The Smartur 3D app is has been downloaded by over 30,000 students and is used by teachers in over 2000+ schools in India.

About mBillionth award:

mBillionth Award is a dedicated platform to explore the latent potential of mobile & telecom sector across 8 countries in South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The mBillionth Award is designed as an annual South Asia’s leading mobile & telecom award platform leading to larger regional Mobile Congress in media and policy advocacy. It is to honour excellence in mobile communications across South Asia spread over 11 core categories:

m-Business & Commerce/Banking, m-Culture & Heritage, m-Governance, m-Education & Learning, m-Entertainment, m-Health, m- Environment, m-Inclusion, m-News & Journalism, m-Travel & Tourism, m-Infrastructure,  m-Woman & Children

About Smartur dot com: Smartur.com is an educational initiative of Trendyworks Technologies targeted towards K12 segment in India. Smartur.com has been launched to provide affordable digital content solutions to schools. India has one of the largest school going populations in the world. The core mission of Smartur is to offer cutting edge digital solutions to schools across Private and Government domain that are effective and affordable and leverage the latest developments in technology. Smartur.com has over 2,00,000 registered users across 25 states, 1,40,000 loyal and loving FaceBook fans and 6,000 teachers engaged in Smartur eLearning program.

 

 

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