At the end of Trimester One and Two, the School of ICT and Opmantek host the Opmantek Industry Awards.
The three to four most innovative project groups from the Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) program have the opportunity to present to a panel of industry judges to compete for a cash prize.
This event is hosted by the School of ICT, in collaboration with Opmantek. Opmantek is a multi-award-winning Software Company operating in the field of Intelligent Network Management and IT Audit software. Opmantek’s commercial open source network management, and IT audit software, helps IT teams detect faults, review current and historical network performance, and predict where future failures are likely to occur.
Griffith University's Opmantek Awards Night
The next Opmantek Awards will be held in 2021.
Team name: Vision VR
The Project: Vision VR utilized the unique capabilities of Virtual Reality to tackle the complex issue of Health and Safety for factory and production line workers. In conjunction with Tafe Coomera, the team built an accurate virtual training space for their client, packaging company Orora, to use with training their employees to familiarize themselves with the machinery they will use in their day to day operations. The high level of detail and various training modes allow for guided training and assessment of employee's knowledge of safety features and protocols and moves toward a safer overall operation for both companies and employees.