Word Origin(adjective): of, pertaining, or belonging to the order Strigiformes, comprising the owls.
In Greek mythology, a little owl (Athene noctua) traditionally represents or accompanies Athena, the virgin goddess of wisdom, or Minerva, her syncretic incarnation in Roman mythology. Because of such association, the bird - often referred to as the "owl of Athena" or the "owl of Minerva" - has been used as a symbol of knowledge, wisdom, perspicacity and education throughout the Western world.
Founded in May 2016, StrigiformGames, is a startup company based in Athens Greece. The company's mission is to develop educational games purposed to help people build both hard and soft skills.
In addition, a series of games will be developed especially for the Refugees crisis. Right now for example, 2.8 million Syrian children are missing school while the conflict in their homeland rages. Most of these kids don’t have classrooms, teachers, or textbooks. What they do have, though, is smartphones: One study found that 86 percent of Syrian youth in refugee camps have access to a smartphone.
StrigiformGames, will develop a pack of multi-functional mobile games focusing on learning and teaching survival English and games-based scenario in which players have to fulfill various practical tasks - like go to the bank or the doctor. The goal is for players to have fun exploring a new world, and in doing so, develop the ability to communicate and navigate their new surroundings.
Additionally, StrigiformGames, will develop educational games for people with special needs such as autism, Down syndrome, dyslexia, blindness, ADHD, cystic fibrosis etc.