The partnership will deliver immersive reality training and education solutions to students and users in the surrounding area.
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and EON Reality, the world leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announce a partnership to launch their first collaborative Augmented and Virtual Reality Center in Switzerland and provide digital talent development pathways and training programs for their students and the entire nation.
The Center is expected to provide effective AR and VR enterprise and academic solutions to train the next generation of students and upskill the core competencies of workers new and old for the growing economy.
Between hosting training and development programs for students, entrepreneurs, and members of Switzerland’s workforce and the VR Innovation Academy, the new Center aims to provide the area with the knowledge to create their own industry-standard AR and VR solutions. Continuing forward, the partnership carries the potential for expansion to serve and benefit students and entrepreneurs around the country.
“We are extremely excited to partner with Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, as I know they are a wonderful school that shares our commitment to bringing a brighter future to the next generation, EON Reality has shown all over the world how AR and VR training and academic solutions can improve learning and knowledge retention, and we can’t wait to prove it once again by aiding users in Switzerland. I have no doubt that the shortened learning curve will have an immense impact on the university and entire surrounding area.”Dan LejerskarFounder of EON Reality
“EON Reality provides a sophisticated learning infrastructure that provides opportunities in different fields of our current and future activities. We see great potential in education that spreads from primary school to universities, professional education as well as research and development projects. We are excited to explore this together with EON Reality.”René HüslerDean, Lucerne School of Information Technology
The new Center in Switzerland will also give the university access to the world’s largest AR and VR library in addition to the training and custom solutions. Concordant with the university’s plan to incorporate new technology into their traditional pedagogy over the next few years, the revolutionary Center will serve as a hub for students, entrepreneurs, and industry workers once its doors open.
About Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is the university of applied sciences of the six Central Swiss cantons and comprises the Lucerne Schools of Engineering and Architecture, Business, Information Technology, Social Work, Art and Design, and Music. More than 7,000 students are working towards bachelor’s or master’s degrees here, while a further 4,400 are in continuing education. The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts is the largest educational institution in Central Switzerland and employs nearly 1,700 staff. For further information, www.hslu.ch
About EON Reality
EON Reality is the world leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills 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.