ARES Products

DSCN5648WHY ARES…

  • ARES servers are designed specifically for the various harsh environments faced in Kenyan schools.
  • All content is pre-installed. No need for internet/telco service plans; Wifi for local connectivity.
  • Includes Kenyan Primary and Secondary syllabus; British school system syllabus.
  • A rich base of educational content for K-12 students/teachers, and general information relevant to life in an African rural community.
  • Seavuria STEM videos developed specifically for Kenyan schools.
  • In country technical support.
  • ARES system training including critical and creative thinking training.
  • Annual upgrade of content.

ARES-LS (Library System)

  • Linux Platform with Ubuntu (240 gb); includes extensive desktop functions such as an office suite package and teacher administrative management program, world atlas, educational games, etc.
  • Knowledge libraries—RACHEL containing Khan Academy, Wikipedia, CK-12 textbooks and more; Kenyan Primary and Secondary syllabus; British school system syllabus; Seavuria STEM videos; dictionary/thesaurus; TED Talks; PhET Science Education Simulations and much more
  • Custom content upload capability
  • 7 hour battery capacity
  • In country technical support
  • ARES system training
  • Annual upgrade of content

COST: $449

ARES-CS (Classroom System)

  • Raspberry Pi (64 gb)
  • Knowledge libraries—RACHEL containing Khan Academy, Wikipedia, CK-12 textbooks and more; Kenyan Primary and Secondary syllabus; British school system syllabus; Seavuria STEM videos; dictionary/thesaurus and much more
  • 7 hour battery capacity
  • In country technical support
  • ARES system training
  • Annual upgrade of content

COST:  $199

Getting started recommendations…

  • 1 ARES-LS for 40-50 clients which may include desktops, laptops, tablets or smart phones. Clients not included.
  • 1 ARES-CS for 20 clients which may include desktops, laptops, tablets or smart phones. Clients not included.
  • Recommended Clients:
    • Affordable battery based mobile devices – Chrome Notebooks (appx. $199 each), or Android Tablets ($79 – $199).
    • Classroom Pico Projector – with battery ($299 – $399)
    • Purchase recommendations provided if needed.

Note: Power is required for charging devices. May be generator or electricity.