IRVINE, Calif., August 1, 2012 – EON Reality, the world’s leading interactive 3D solutions provider, today announced their support for the Center for Aviation and Automotive Technology Education using Virtual E-School (CA2VES) project which main focus is to meet the Aviation and Automotive Technician Workforce Needs of South Carolina.

EON Reality’s, Frank Botdorf, Director of East Coast Business Development participates as a member of the Board of Advisors in the CA2VES project together with Clemson University, the SC ATE National Center, Florence-Darlington Technical College, Greenville Technical College, Trident Technical College; in partnership with SpaceTEC®, AMTEC, CARCAM, and the South Carolina automotive and aviation industry. Since the southeast is a hub of automotive and aviation industry, CA2VES emphasizes in creating advanced curriculum delivery technologies, evaluating existing instructional material, and assessing teaching practices and workplace preparedness for the modern automotive and aviation industry.

CA2VES will create a regional community of scholars among research universities, community colleges, K-12 educators and industry to implement the next generation of aviation and automotive manufacturing technology curricula.

The CA2VES project objectives are:

  • To create a CA2VES Virtual E-School by expanding automotive/aviation technician education programs at technical colleges via innovative and cost-effective E-learning options to support the automotive/aviation curriculum. The focus is to develop/deliver E-learning modules with virtual reality or similar high-level visualization/simulation tools for automotive/aviation fields for region-wide implementation/evaluation.
  • To increase access to support recruitment and learning for automotive and aviation students through this SC- automotive/aviation network.
  • To advance the long-term sustainability of CA2VES in the region.

«A key goal of this project is to make content and interactive modules available to students …anytime and from anywhere.  The use of visualization and simulation technologies was critical in achieving this goal.  The virtual hands on experience made it cost effective and practical – it would not have been possible without it,» said Frank Botdorf, Director of East Coast Business Development, EON Reality, Inc.

About EON Reality
EON Reality, Inc. is the world’s leading interactive 3D solutions provider for businesses and education based on Virtual Reality technology. EON Reality provides state-of-the-art 3D display technology for immersive and stereoscopic viewing, from portable tablet PCs and glass free stereo display systems to curved-screen and immersive rooms consisting of multi-channel projection walls. The technology foundation for developing interactive digital content includes importing the most common 3D animation formats into EON’s authoring software and creating modules and applications that can be viewed on various display systems. EON’s technology solutions enable all organizations to more effectively visually communicate, collaborate and accelerate knowledge transfer.

Industry leaders, including Atlas Copco, Bechtel, Boeing, Bombardier, Hon, Intel, Lexus, Lufthansa -Teknik, Lowell Manufacturing, Peterbilt, Samsung, Siemens Medical, Suzuki, Tobyhanna Army Depot, Toyota and Whirlpool use EON solutions to enhance the interactive user experience to effectively increase sales, better communicate product functionality and decrease the cost of service, training and technical support. Educational institutions and organizations who have adopted EON’s solutions include: the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (located on the campus of the Florence-Darlington Technical College), Honolulu Community College, Old Dominion University, Marquette University, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Discovery World Museum, Oklahoma City Community College, Concord University, Texas State Technical College – Waco, El Paso Community College, University of Alabama, University of Hawaii, University of Kentucky, Fayetteville Technical Community College in North Carolina, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore),  Republic Polytechnic (Singapore) and Ngee Ann Secondary School (Singapore). For further information, visit