MineLife VR, LlamaZOO’s software platform for representing a mine plan from exploration to reclamation in an interactive 1:1 scale using virtual reality, has been selected as 1 of 4 global finalists for #DisruptMining 2018.
#DisruptMining, a competition organized by Goldcorp (one of the world’s 10 largest mining companies), is designed to encourage new technologies that solve some of the biggest challenges in mining, with a $1M investment up for grabs. Over 100 submissions were received, and now MineLife VR remains as 1 of 4 disruptive innovations that will be presented to a panel of judges and sold-out audience during the live finale on Sunday, March 4th.
“Our goal was to uncover the next revolutionary concept that will truly disrupt our industry. We were incredibly impressed by the caliber of submissions we received this year and look forward to engaging in discussions with all the semi-finalists and finalists,”Todd White Goldcorp COO
About MineLife VR
MineLife VR enables companies to represent a mine plan from exploration to reclamation in an interactive 1:1 scale using virtual reality, creating efficiencies and value across investor, government, and community relations; resource management; mine planning and reclamation; and business development. This disruptive technology empowers mining companies to tell a better story with their data – making it more accessible and actionable for technical and non-technical stakeholders alike. MineLife VR represents the first time that spatial data of such a large and complex nature has been successfully synthesized into a life-sized, interactive, virtual reality experience. If a picture tells a thousand words then MineLife’s VR lets you experience a million.
“The four finalists represent the innovative thinking and collaboration our industry needs to ensure mining stays relevant and does its job to fuel the 21st century economy efficiently and responsibly.”Todd White Goldcorp COO
Our CEO Charles Lavigne is now eager to demonstrate to the judges during the finale why MineLife VR deserves to be named the most disruptive new mining technology of the year.