school to have world's largest facial recognition technology for
attendance and enhanced security
school to have the world's largest installation of digital lockers
- Media OutReach - 10th JULY - The Global Indian International School opened its flagship SMART
Campus, the largest smart school in the world, to provide
NextGen education for 21st century learning with most technologically advanced
facilities. The 10 acre (3.50 hectares) has unparalleled security systems in
place including facial recognition facility - a
highly efficient means through which students will be able to access the entire
recognition machines installed outside every classroom and access points are one
of the fastest systems in the world to allow speedier access to users. The
machines take less than one second to recognise a student's facial imprint,
which also translates into 40% faster marking of attendance. Student location tracking system allows tracking of their whereabouts
across the campus and trigger alerts if they cross fenced areas.
SMART Campus is the only international school in the world to use this facial
recognition feature on such a wide scale deploying over 170 facial readers across
the campus," said Mr Atul Temurnikar, Chairman and Co-founder of GlIS. "The
idea was to ensure that our students get maximum security in a safe, conducive
environment within the campus," he said.
other technologies were handpicked from over 100 latest technologies that could
provide highest impact in improving learning outcomes. These
included Virtual Classroom technology with audio-visual system, data analysis
in sports, Smart ID cards for students and teachers, the world's largest
installation of digital lockers (more than 6,000), desk and collar microphones
for teachers etc.
classroom there are two interactive and highly customised whiteboards that will
allow digital collaboration between teachers and students, while SMART ID cards
for teachers will serve as a master key to lock and unlock all the classroom
tech enabled facilities.
Performance Enhancing Data Analytics System) used by the likes of NBA, will
capture data through motion sensors for all indoor games, which will empower coaches analyse player performances
and help student players improve their game.
which can accommodate 3,500 students, also has 92 SMART classrooms, 47 SMART
labs and studios for skills-based learning. To foster innovation and
creativity, the school has provided 28 student innovation rooms
and learning commons. The school provides for 4 large multipurpose halls and 7
seminar halls. The school also provides for 3 outdoor learning facilities, such
as the NEST classroom, the MIST classroom & Amphitheatre.
heart of the school is the classroom and we spent maximum design time in
getting the classroom right," Mr Temurnikar said. "Skills based
interactive learning through the expansive 47 skills based studios is the need
of the hour. "
spaces, like Innovation labs, Entrepreneurship and
Robotics labs, Maker Spaces, Radio and Television studios etc, are
poised to make the school a hub for new age learning which will cultivate
skills and creativity alongside academic excellence.
About Global Indian International School
Winner of more than 100 international awards, Global
Indian International School (GIIS) is a global network of premier
international schools with more than 15,000 students across 19 campuses in
Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, UAE, Vietnam and India. Founded in
2002, GIIS offers a comprehensive range of International and Indian curricula
for Kindergarten to Year 12 students. These include the International
Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), Cambridge IGCSE, the Central Board of
Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Global Montessori Plus programme.
GIIS' mission is to nurture young minds into global
leaders and innovators through its proprietary 9 GEMS™ methodology, a holistic
approach to teaching that balances academics with sports, performing arts,
entrepreneurship and character development. GIIS is a member of the Global
Schools Foundation (GSF). Based on high standards of governance and established
academic criteria, GSF has consistently been recognised internationally for
excellence in education, and has received more than 100 awards over the past 15
For more information, please visit: www.schoolofthefuture.sg
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