EON Reality partners with Panama’s UMECIT to bring AI-driven augmented and virtual reality technology into the classroom, revolutionizing the educational experience for students across various levels.
IRVINE, CA – December 1, 2023 – EON Reality, a global leader in artificial intelligence-driven augmented and virtual reality educational experiences, is excited to announce a new partnership with the Universidad Metropolitana de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología (UMECIT) in Panama, enhancing the university’s commitment to providing cutting-edge technology and innovative programs.
This partnership brings together UMECIT’s strong foundation in higher education and EON Reality’s expertise in immersive technology to create unparalleled educational opportunities for students. By incorporating EON Reality’s EON-XR platform into their curriculum, UMECIT will transform traditional learning methods into immersive experiences that will shape the future professionals of Panama.
A Leap into the Future of Education
UMECIT, an institution founded on December 16, 2002, and approved by the Ministry of Education of Panama, continues its stride towards integrating science and technology within its curricula. With this collaboration, EON Reality supports UMECIT’s philosophy of expanding access to innovative and relevant educational programs that align with the development of the modern world.
Bringing XR Technology to Diverse Fields of Study
EON Reality’s cutting-edge platform, EON-XR, will enable students and educators at UMECIT to convert traditional classroom content into engaging extended reality experiences. With the latest AI support, the platform can be used across various devices – from smartphones to advanced headsets, democratizing access to immersive learning and catering to a broad academic spectrum, including K-12, high school, TVET, and university levels.
«Through our partnership with UMECIT, EON Reality once again demonstrates its unwavering commitment to revolutionizing education technology. By providing AR and VR tools, we aim to foster the intellectual and professional development of students in a way that’s not only innovative but also directly prepares them for an ever-evolving global landscape,» said Dan Lejerskar, CEO of EON Reality.
Fostering Equity and Access
As an institution with a social conscience, UMECIT’s collaboration with EON Reality aligns with their guiding principle of ensuring equity in education. By incorporating EON Reality’s technology, UMECIT renews its commitment to leveling the playing field, allowing all students to benefit from advanced educational tools, regardless of their socio-economic background.
UMECIT is a Panamanian institution of higher education dedicated to fostering intellectual growth and societal advancement through innovative educational programs. With accreditation from the National Council for University Evaluation and Accreditation of Panama (CONEAUPA), UMECIT is known for its humanistic approach and commitment to social equity in education.
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.