Collaboration Features World-Class EON-XR Solutions for Parker University
IRVINE, CA, January 11, 2022 – EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, and Parker University, are announcing a new agreement to create knowledge-based extended reality (XR) solutions that will significantly enhance students’ learning experiences across a broad range of courses and programs, including chiropractic, anatomy, physiology, and more. Based on EON-XR and the subject-matter expertise of Parker University faculty, these solutions will allow students to experience the feeling of a hands-on learning environment even when studying remotely, away from physical lab locations. Hands-on training simulated remotely could include using clinical equipment or interacting complex anatomical structures. Furthermore, the solutions will enhance learning in the classroom. Students will also be able to interact in metaverse-based simulations of clinical settings, either alone or with their classmates and the instructor. This agreement further cements Parker University’s status as the leader in educational technology among any college or university chiropractic program worldwide.
As one of the top healthcare and chiropractic programs in the U.S., Parker University’s strong presence in the Dallas area, combined with its passion for the most modern technology and healthcare skills training, makes it an ideal fit as EON Reality’s latest partner in spreading the knowledge metaverse around the nation and world. Adding access to world-class XR solutions will enhance industry-leading capabilities in interactive teaching. The depth of expertise and innovative approaches to teaching and training will provide valuable contributions to the metaverse as a whole.
“Working with institutions like Parker University is such an important part of what we do, as the students and faculty there can provide a more specialized look at our healthcare and chiropractic models and lessons than anyone else,” says Dan Lejerskar, Founder of EON Reality. “They have such a deep level of understanding within these fields. I know they will contribute more information to the knowledge metaverse than nearly anyone else in that subject based on experience alone. Bringing together hundreds, if not thousands, of institutions like this is exactly what makes EON-XR and the knowledge metaverse so special.”
Parker University offers courses fully on ground, fully online, and in a HyFlex format allowing students to mix classroom and remote attendance. Having solutions based on EON-XR will enhance the university’s already extensive capability for offering interactive learning experiences in each of these formats. This creates optimum flexibility for students, greatly enhances student engagement and interaction, and improves learning outcomes. In an industry that is all about physically using one’s hands, the immersive lessons and content possible with XR solutions based on EON-XR will provide a distinct advantage to many Parker University students and faculty. Should education have to move to remote-only learning again sometime in the future, Parker University will continue to offer an extremely immersive program for students.
“Parker University students can learn in the most interactive and immersive educational settings available, no matter where in the world they are located,” says Lisa Gabriel, Associate Provost at Parker University. “Through our partnership with EON Reality, our faculty and students will be able to contribute to the ever-growing body of extended reality content in chiropractic, anatomy, physiology, and other healthcare-related fields. What’s more, this partnership demonstrates how serious we are about redefining what’s possible in immersive and interactive education, utilizing the best technology available to do it.”
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 21 years of success are 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 has developed the de-facto standard for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer software that supports devices from mobile phones to large immersive domes. EON Reality’s global development network, with more than 20 locations worldwide, has created the world’s leading AR/VR library for education and industry with more than 8,000 applications and more than 40 million users worldwide.
About Parker University
Parker University, the fourth-fastest growing college in Texas and the fastest-growing college in Dallas, was founded in 1982 by Dr. James William Parker (formerly Parker College of Chiropractic). Today, Parker University has more than 1,800 students and 34 academic programs, including its famed chiropractic program, as well as master’s degrees in neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, strength and human performance, and functional nutrition. Currently, Parker University’s chiropractic cohort is the second largest of any campus in the world. Parker University has been recognized as a Great College to Work For®, one of the 25 Fastest-Growing Colleges in the U.S., and as a recipient of the 2021 FutureEdge 50 Awards. For more information about Parker University, please call 800.637.8337 or go to https://www.parker.edu.