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PC Locs Customer Voices: Student sees the importance of technology downtime at Peace Lutheran College

05.08.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News, Testimonials

Tyra, Boarding Student at Peace Lutheran College, sees the importance of technology downtime to help with sleep, learning and social life and how the FUYL Tower has helped achieve this. Tyra explains how having devices charged and ready to use at all times is important especially for boarding students to contact family, but also outlines that having charged devices is important as learning is technology based. Having the FUYL Tower has helped students become more independent and responsible by having…

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Take-Home Student Device Programs: What Are The Challenges?

25.07.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News, Uncategorized

In today’s modern world, more and more schools are utilising technology at a rapid pace. Today’s students are digital natives – they’ve grown up with technology woven into all facets of their lives. In order to keep up with the demand for technology in the curriculum, many schools have begun allowing their students to take devices home for schoolwork. At its surface, a 1-to-1 program is a great solution for schools across the board. After all, allowing students to take…

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6 Things to Consider When Evaluating a UV Disinfection Charging Station

06.07.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News

Recently, the Consumers Federation of Australia cautioned the public that misleading advertisements are flourishing for products falsely claiming to prevent COVID-19 infection. In light of this warning, and how incredibly challenging it is to disinfect with UV light inside of a cart, it’s essential to be cautious and informed when evaluating UV disinfection charging stations. We urge you to do your homework before purchasing products that say they kill pathogens as well as perform other functions. If something sounds too good…

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Tips for the Sanitisation of Devices in Schools

06.07.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News

Most of us understand the power of hand washing to prevent the spread of germs. Because people frequently touch their eyes, nose and mouth without realising it, keeping your hands clean can keep you healthy. But not everyone thinks about how touching cell phones and other electronic devices contaminates our hands before we reach up to scratch our noses. Typical mobile phone users touch their phone 2,617 times every day. And that’s just the average! 10% of phone users touch…

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How TAFE SA’s Virtual Reality Program is Revolutionising Education

04.06.20 by velsen in Blog, Industry News, Product News, Testimonials

Background TAFE SA is South Australia’s largest vocational education and training provider with over 70,000 enrolled students and 34 campuses. TAFE SA is currently teaching over 29 trades at their Tonsley campus and is one of the leaders in Australia for its trade department. TAFE SA recently deployed 30 Lenovo Mirage VR headsets to aid education for their Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing Courses. Students have a 1:1 approach with the headsets that allows them to explore and experience high…

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