The Center is located in the city of Zhangzhou as part of a Technology and Business Development Zone in Fujian Province.
IRVINE, CA, September 21, 2017 – EON Reality Inc., the world leader in Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer for industry and education, inaugurated EON Reality China, EON Reality’s first Interactive Digital Center in China, in partnership with Zhangzhou China Merchants Economic and Technological Development Zone. This Center is the first step in serving the entire Chinese market and localizing EON Reality’s EON-XR Platform to help meet China’s knowledge transfer needs.
The continuing global economic evolution will require the enhanced experiential training that Augmented and Virtual Reality provide. Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, and China will benefit from the accelerated training of workers that will aide in securing higher skilled jobs and new industries. This is part of EON Reality’s Human 2.0 Initiative which leverages AR and VR knowledge transfer to aid humanity in coping with the massive job displacement and economic disruption created by emerging technologies.
Representatives from EON Reality and CMZD participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony.
“We look forward to growing this cooperation between EON Reality Inc. and Zhangzhou China Merchants Economic and Technological Development Zone (CMZD) to build this location to become an advanced AR/VR talent training and AR/VR content creation base in China,” said Mr. Cai Zhiyong, deputy director of CMZD Administration Committee.
Guests experience the Idome Mobile at the IDC inauguration.
The IDC contains a Virtual Showroom with over 16 different AR and VR systems, an EON Entrepreneur School, an innovation center, and the multi-user EON Idome™, the first in China. The local EON Entrepreneur School train local VR and AR professionals drawn from the sizeable population of 3D and Gaming enthusiasts in China to help develop a local Augmented and Virtual Reality ecosystem. The best will be offered jobs at EON Reality China. Graduates from the Entrepreneur School will help shape the landscape of AR and VR in China and also develop applications that will help tens of millions learn faster, remember longer, and decide better.
Dan Lejerskar, Founder of EON Reality, showcases the Icube to guests attending the IDC opening.
“EON Reality China will be a key driver of EON Reality’s growth and technical innovation in the coming years,” said Dan Lejerskar, Founder of EON Reality. “Our partnership with CMZD and the local government has set the stage for this IDC to be a major success, help us accelerate regional knowledge transfer, and launch EON-XR and the EON Human 2.0 Initiative in China.”
Recruitment of students for the EON Entrepreneur School is taking place now with a start date scheduled for November. For more information, please continue to check the EON Reality webpage.
About Zhangzhou China Merchants Group
China Merchants Group (CMG) is a leading state-owned conglomerate based in Hong Kong, under direct supervision of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council. By the end of 2015, the company had the total assets of 901.1 billion RMB, the total assets under management of 6.5 trillion RMB. The company’s profits hit a record high in 2015, with the revenue of 122 billion RMB, the total profit of 48.9 billion RMB. It has been recognized as Level-A SOE for twelve consecutive years from 2004 to 2015. China Merchant Group is a conglomerate with three business platforms of industry, finance, capital investment and operating.
Zhangzhou China Merchants Economic and Technological Development Zone (CMZD) is a subsidiary of CMG and is leading the land operation, real estate, port logistics and related industry of an industrial zone in Zhangzhou, Fujian province. As part of the 56 square kilometer zone, CMZD is also developing the first ecological man-made island approved by the State Council, named Double Happiness Island. The island has an area of 2.2 square kilometres and is created in Xiamen bay and connected by a 1 km bridge to the mainland. In the future, as a heaven of ecological and cultural place, tourism resort, and ecological living area with travel, exercise, culture, recreation and entertainment in it, Double Happiness Island is posed to become a new landmark in the region.
For further information, visit https://wwwen.cmhk.com/en/
About EON Reality
EON Reality is the world leader in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) based knowledge transfer for industry and education. EON Reality’s success is tied to its belief that knowledge is a human right and should be available, accessible, and affordable for every human on the planet. To carry this out, EON Reality, since 1999, has developed the de-facto standard for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer software that supports devices from mobile phones to large immersive domes. EON Reality’s global app development network, with twenty-two locations worldwide, has created the world’s leading AR/VR library for knowledge transfer with over 7,000 applications. Over 36 million people worldwide have downloaded these applications. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.