CcHub, the foremost indigenous tech hub in Africa has unveiled an augmented reality art experience to celebrated tech innovators in the continent. The trailblazer augmented reality is dubbed Nyota.
Africa has experienced tremendous growth in the field of technology in recent times. Innovations in financial, transportation, and telecommunication sectors were on the fore of this growth. The growth spurred by tech innovators led CcHub to create a means of applauding the job well done.
The Augmented Reality art experience images were curated by CcHUb and designed by Mayowa Alabi (also called Shutabug). They were put on display through digital illustration that becomes realistic when viewed through an augmented reality app- Artivive.
Artivive also creates new dimensions for the art pieces. The images of these innovators including their innovation journey can be downloaded via the App.
Chief Executive Officer of CcHUb, Bosun Tijani expressed his delight in the exhibition. He stated that the initiative is a means to recognize the pace tech innovators have attained and the impact they have made in the Africa tech ecosystem.
The 24 Innovators featured during the AR art experience exhibition includes
Erik Hersman, CEO BRCK
Rebecca Wanjiku Fireside Communications,
Ory Okolloh (Omidyar Networks),
Juliana Rotich, Bitange Ndemo (UoN)
Dorcas Muthoni (Openworld Ltd.),
Gustav Praekelt (Praekelt Group)
Strive Masiyiwa, CEO Econet Wireless
Rebecca Enonchong (AppsTech),
Nadu Denloye (Telnet Nigeria Ltd.).
Others are Tomi Davies (TVCLabs),
Funke Opeke (Main One Cable),
Iyin Aboyeji (An African Future),
Mitchell Elegbe (Interswitch),
Jason Njoku (CEO of iROKO),
Sim Shagaya (Konga),
Barbara Birungi (HiveColab),
Omar Cisse (InTouch),
Emeka Afigbo (Facebook),
David Kobia (Lab1886),
Estelle Akofio Sowah (CSquared),
Ehi Binite (ClearSpace Labs Ltd.),
Lucy Quist (Morgan Stanley London), and
Herman Chinery-Hesse (theSofttribe)
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