IRVINE, Calif., September 30, 2010 – EON Reality, the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider, hosted 23 students and 2 staff members from the School of Engineering, Republic Polytechnic (RP) recently. The RP team completed a week long immersion program at EON headquarter in Irvine, California.
The visit objective was focused on introducing the students from the School of Engineering to the real life applications for the use of interactive 3D technologies.
The highlights of the visit were;
- Experiencing for the first time EON Reality’s Icube, which is a multi-wall (extendable up to 6 walls) 3D immersion system
- Witnessing the market potential and real life applications of interactive 3D technologies, particularly in the aerospace, energy and education sectors
- Field trip to the Computer Game Science Laboratory at the University of California, Irvine, learning about the generation-after-next trends in computer gaming science
- Visits to DVE Telepresence and Christie, partners of EON Reality
«All students in this study trip to EON Reality HQ, Irvine, were treated to an eye-opening experience of the industry applications of interactive 3D around the globe. This widens their previously limited view on the possibilities of interactive 3D and triggers them to imagine what the next-gen interactive 3D will be like,» said Koh Chee Keat, Programme Chair at the School of Engineering, Republic Polytechnic.
«It was very refreshing with so many insightful questions and interaction with the future leaders from Republic Polytechnic of Singapore. This type of international exchange brings a lot of value and shared understanding to all parties involved,» stated Mats W. Johansson, President and CEO at EON Reality.
About Republic Polytechnic
The first educational institution in Singapore to adopt the Problem-Based Learning approach for all its diploma programmes, Republic Polytechnic (RP) has six schools and one centre offering thirty four courses in Information and Communications Technology, Engineering, Applied Science, Technology for the Arts, Sports, Health & Leisure, Events and Hospitality, and Culture and Communication. Republic Polytechnic is committed to nurturing innovation and entrepreneurial learning in an environment that develops problem-solving process skills and a life-long learning attitude. Its holistic, broad-based curriculum, covering culture, enterprise development and cognitive processes, prepares students for an active and meaningful role in society. Republic Polytechnic strives for excellence by achieving various international and national accreditations, including ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001, TR19, People Developer Standards, Singapore Quality Class and Singapore Innovation Class. For more information, visit http://www.rp.sg
About EON Reality
EON Reality, Inc. is the world’s leading interactive 3D visual content management and virtual reality software provider. EON’s solutions enable all organizations to more effectively visually communicate, collaborate and accelerate knowledge transfer. Industry leaders include Atlas Copco, Bechtel, Boeing, Bombardier, Hon, Intel, Lexus, Lufthansa -Teknik, Peterbilt, Samsung, Siemens Medical, Suzuki, Toyota and Whirlpool use EON solutions to enhance the interactive user experience to effectively increase sales, better communicate product functionality and decrease the cost of service, training and technical support. Educational institutions and organizations who have adopted EON’s SBL technology solutions include: the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (located on the campus of the Florence-Darlington Technical College), Honolulu Community College, Old Dominion University, Marquette University, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Discovery World Museum, Oklahoma City Community College, Concord University, Texas State Technical College – Waco, El Paso Community College, University of Alabama, University of Hawaii, University of Kentucky and Fayetteville Technical Community College in North Carolina. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.