The ACE Telelearning facility was created to deliver a video conferencing experience inside a classroom while consuming a minimal amount of resources.


  • Sound conditions are controlled for loudness, reflection, and absorption, to optimize audio communication between students and instructors.
  • The facility is equipped with specialized materials, acoustic tiles, and wall mounted microphones with advanced controls
  • Audio features include full duplex transmission, continuous auto-calibration, acoustic echo cancellation, built-in sound masking, and position-based control.


  • Advanced speaker tracking automatically directs the camera to the specific individual speaking, to facilitate interaction with remote instructor.
  • Instructors are provided with an accurate visual representation of the conference room through a 1080p autozoom camera, with lighting carefully selected at 3500k color temperature and a color rendering index of 90+


  • 1Gbps connectivity with Ugandan Research partners and 200Mpbs internet connectivity provided by Research Education Network Uganda (RENU).
  • the local wireless network is capable of achieving 1000mpbs speeds through the most recent 802.11ac.wireless protocol.


  • Has 24 workstations.
  • Optimized hardware that saves energy.
  • Superior audiovisual and networking experience.
  • Optimized for remote lectures and collaborations.

Potential Uses

  • Interactive Classroom Instruction.
  • Remote lectures, seminars, courses.
  • Multi-site scientific meetings and webinars.
  • Training via E-learning.