EON Reality and Microtube Technologies partner to provide immersive haptic experiences.
IRVINE, CA, October 18, 2023 – EON Reality, Inc. (“EON Reality”), a global leader in virtual and augmented reality industry and education solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI), partners with Microtube Technologies, a Singapore based technology company that has patented wearable solutions for gaming, healthcare, and extended reality sectors, to provide immersive haptic experiences to its marketplace.
Leveraging EON Reality’s AI-powered extended reality solutions, the partnership aims to enhance the immersive learning experience by providing a sense of touch in the digital world. Users can expect to interact with virtual avatars or digital objects, such as raindrops on their hands, feeling the beating of a heart or even a firm handshake.
“We are extremely excited about this partnership with EON Reality,” said Dr Yeo Joo Chuan, co-founder and CEO of Microtube Technologies. “Our integration with EON Reality expansive asset library will potentially provide haptic experience for over six million assets, which is an advantage for both learners and educators.”
Microtube Technologies, a spinoff from the National University of Singapore (NUS), has developed patented soft sensing and haptic technologies incorporated into wearables for gaming, fitness, healthcare, training and metaverse interactions. Its haptic glove allows objective data capture and real-time feedback to the user, building a seamless integration between the physical and virtual worlds.
Bringing haptics experience into EON Reality XR Platform for medical education, healthcare training, pilot simulation, and entertainment. Photo Credit: Microtube Technologies Pte Ltd.
With this partnership, learning and entertainment in the digital realm become much more engaging and lifelike. It’s not just about watching or listening anymore. Now, users can truly feel and interact with the virtual environment, making it a more memorable and enriching experience.
Dan Lejerskar, CEO & Chairman of EON Reality, added, “We are excited to partner with Microtube Technologies to bring immersive haptic experiences to our marketplace, providing our users with a new level of realism and interactivity for more effective and engaging learning and training. This partnership is a testament to our commitment to providing the best possible learning tools.”
About Microtube Technologies
Microtube Technologies is a Singapore based technology company that has patented wearable solutions for gaming, healthcare, and extended reality sectors. For more information, please visit: www.microtube.tech/
About EON Reality
EON Reality is a leading company in Artificial Intelligence-powered Augmented and Virtual Reality-based experience creation for education and industry. EON Reality’s 25 years of existence and success are tied to its belief that knowledge is a human right and should be available, accessible, and affordable for every person on the planet. To carry this out, EON Reality developed and launched EON-XR, a SaaS-based platform dedicated to the democratization of XR content creation that brings code-free XR development and publishing to smartphones, tablets, laptops, and any other XR-focused devices. EON-XR and many of EON Reality’s other solutions can be used in devices of different sizes, in different shapes and at different types of locations: from hand-held mobile devices, to head-mounted displays, to large-scale screens, and even at mega-size facilities. EON Reality’s global network now comprises more than 1.8 million licenses who are collectively building a vast digital community in more than 75 locations. EON Reality has also created the world’s leading XR library for education and industry with access to at least 6 million assets and counting. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.