June 2023

We are delighted that Ocean 3D Ltd™, who created our interactive 360° tours, have been shortlisted as finalists in this year’s AbilityNet ‘Tech4Good Awards', within the 'Accessible Education' Category – celebrating people who are using tech to make the world a better place.

The winners will be decided by a panel of global experts and announced in-person and online at a glittering awards ceremony in London this Thursday, 22 June 2023.

More than 50 finalists have been announced from around the world which include startups, charities, as well as tech giants Google™ and Microsoft™.

The Tech4Good judges are looking for inspiring examples of digital technology that are making education at any level more accessible to disabled people. To reach the finals against such stiff global competition underscores Ocean 3D's commitment to revolutionising the way education is accessed and experienced by learners worldwide.

Take the tour created by Ocean 3D of our museum here.

"We are honoured to be recognised as a finalist in the 'Accessible Education' category of the esteemed Tech4Good Awards," said Chris Wood CEO of Ocean 3D. "At Ocean 3D, we firmly believe that every learner, regardless of their abilities, deserves equal access to quality education. This recognition reaffirms our dedication to creating an inclusive educational environment through immersive technology."

Gemma Martin, Education Officer at Wheal Martyn, said: “At Wheal Martyn, we are delighted that our partnership with Ocean 3D is shortlisted for using tech to make the world a better place! All our visitors are able to experience our unique outdoor site, whatever their ability, and even from a remote location. The tech we have in place opens up not just our museum and grounds, but also allows our visitors to experience the incredible working clay pit hidden at the edge of our woodland. At last, we really can show everyone our beautiful hidden gem of a site!”

By being shortlisted as a finalist in the Tech4Good Awards, Ocean 3D has received validation for its commitment to innovation and social impact. The recognition comes as a testament to the tireless efforts of the Ocean 3D team, who have consistently worked towards transforming visitor education through their pioneering VR and AR solutions.

Winners of the Tech4Good Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony on 22/06/23. The event will bring together industry leaders, innovators, and stakeholders who are passionate about utilising technology for good.