Zim entrepreneur invents open-sourced technology to improve access to education in Africa

ZIMBABWE – CEO of UK-based start-up Academy of Robotics, William Sachiti, has published an open-source technology known as ‘Trees of Knowledge’ to improve access to education through smartphones in Africa. This free-to-develop technology enables a tree or rural landmark to broadcast a wifi connection providing access to a pre-loaded package of educational content. The wifi connection and content come from a micro-computer molded into the landmark to protect it from theft or damage. The free wifi connection will be available to mobile devices including phones, tablet, laptop or computer within…

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