IRVINE, Calif., September 13, 2009 – EON Reality, the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider, delivered software for the KCTCS Interactive Digital Center (IDC) for the development of a new and groundbreaking interactive 3D simulation-based learning tool for new skills needed in a green economy. The Solar Installation application targets the basics of solar panel installation on a residential home and include; Introduction, System Sizing, Components, Installation, Simulation-Based Learning Exercises and a Glossary.
During the simulation portion where EON’s software is used the students apply his or her new found skills in an application that provides immediate feedback and allows for trial and error scenarios. The KCTCS IDC created this simulation-based learning module to serve as an introductory resource for programs attempting to address new energy occupations. This basic application can be further enhanced to include additional content related to installation of a solar electric power system.
KCTCS Director of Visualized Learning and Innovation, Jamie Justice, states that « this application is a great example of how simulation-based learning can be used to respond to new and emerging technologies or occupational training requirements. » The KCTCS IDC is an innovation and learning center created to develop new and unique methods to support education and training needs in an ever-changing economic environment.
KCTCS serves the Commonwealth through 16 community and technical college districts that form a seamless system of 67 campuses open or under construction. KCTCS colleges change lives by providing accessible and affordable education and training through academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; pre-baccalaureate education; adult, continuing and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning. For more information, visit www.kctcs.edu.
About EON Reality
EON Reality, Inc. is the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider. EON’s powerful software solutions are helping companies increase sales, communicate product functionality more effectively and decrease the cost of service, training and technical support. EON’s products have a high level of interactivity, simulation realism, rendering quality and integrated data exchange capability optimized for high performance on today’s standard PCs and the Internet. EON customers include large corporations such as Atlas Copco, Bechtel, Boeing, Bombardier, Hon, Intel, Lexus, Lufthansa-Teknik, Samsung, Siemens Medical, Suzuki and Toyota. For more information, go to www.EONReality.com.