The partnership will establish an Interactive Digital Center located on Mohawk College’s campus in Hamilton, further developing the area’s the EON-XR and digital infrastructure and education.
IRVINE, CA, October 31, 2018 – EON Reality Inc., the world leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge transfer for industry and education, together with Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology, today announces the establishment of an Interactive Digital Center in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The IDC will build on the growing technology and Virtual Reality community in Ontario and help position Mohawk College as a leading location for EON-XR development and education in North America.Partnering with Mohawk College to open this new Interactive Digital Center is a great way for us to bring Augmented and Virtual Reality technology to Canada. By educating people about EON-XR, we can help bring Mohawk College to the forefront of all of the academic institutions in one of the most technologically advanced areas on the planet.
As a part of EON Reality’s entry into Canada, Mohawk College will host the IDC’s VR Innovation Academy where their own Virtual Reality and other advanced technology students can specialize in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality development, coding, modeling, and animation with a focus on industrial, medical, and educational uses. The students will gain access to the test facilities, which will be established as part of EON Reality’s IDC, and will learn from EON Reality’s expert AR and VR teachers. The first course will open in January 2019.
Along with building up the AR and VR skills of Mohawk College’s top students, EON Reality’s new IDC will provide a boost to the digital ecosystem already growing and established within Ontario. With the Toronto-Waterloo technology corridor already considered the Silicon Valley of Canada, adding the new facility to Mohawk College’s location in Hamilton — approximately 60 kilometers southwest of Toronto — will help to expand the industry into the EON-XR space as well.
Mohawk College is proud to open our new Interactive Digital Centre in an exclusive collaboration with global leader EON Reality. Our centre in Hamilton will serve as a provincial hub for innovation, training and applied research solutions in Augmented and Virtual Reality for industry partners.
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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 8,000 applications. Over 40 million people worldwide have downloaded these applications. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.