IRVINE, Calif., August 6, 2012 – EON Reality Inc., the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider, today announced that Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, has selected a turn-key solution from EON Reality for virtual prototyping and 3D visualization. The complete solution consists of EON Icatcher, a PC-based system offering interactive 3D stereoscopic visualization on large immersive displays, a motion tracking system for ergonomics analysis and the software suite of EON Creator and EON Professional. The system will be used in several projects including both the ‘Electric Vehicle Research Group’ and also in the ‘Centre for Ageing : Assistive Technologies’, a centre that focuses on the research and development of assistive products and technologies to assist with needs of the elderly, people with a disability and their carers to maintain independence.
« At Swinburne University of Technology we are always looking for innovative solutions that can maximize our students learning experience and enhance our R&D activities. Virtual Prototyping and interactive 3D solutions offers great flexibility in how digital models can be evaluated and reviewed during the product development process, » said Mr. Ambarish Kulkarni, Research Associate. « After a review of existing interactive 3D technologies we selected EON Reality as they could provide us with a complete solution, including both an interactive 3D display system, a complete software suite as well as free online access to a library of interactive 3D models, » concluded Mr. Ambarish Kulkarni, Research Associate at Electric Vehicle Group and Centre for Ageing : Assistive Technologies, Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.
« We are proud to have been selected by such an accomplished university as Swinburne, » said Pontus Appelqvist, VP Sales Asia at EON Reality. « We will look forward to see the system in use during the upcoming Swinburne Open Day at the Hawthorn campus on August 19, » concluded Mr. Appelqvist.
*) More information about Swinburne’s Open Day can be found at http://www.swinburne.edu.au/openday/index.php
About Swinburne Technology
Swinburne University of Technology is ranked among the top 500 universities in the world by all major international rankings – The Academic Ranking of World Universities, the Times Higher Education Ranking of World Universities and the QS World University Rankings. The University was established in 1908 and has approximately 18,000 students enrolled in Higher Education annually through its 5 campuses in Australia and one campus in Sarawak, East Malaysia. For further information, visit http://www.swinburne.edu.au/.
About EON Reality
EON Reality, Inc. is the world’s leading interactive 3D visual content management and virtual reality software provider. EON Reality provides state-of-the-art 3D display technology for immersive and stereoscopic viewing, from portable tablet PCs and glass free stereo display systems to curved-screen and immersive rooms consisting of multi-channel projection walls. The technology foundation for developing interactive digital content includes importing the most common 3D animation formats into EON’s authoring software and creating modules and applications that can be viewed on various display systems. EON’s technology solutions enable all organizations to more effectively visually communicate, collaborate and accelerate knowledge transfer. Industry leaders, including 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, Discovery World Museum, Texas State Technical College – Waco, El Paso Community College, University of Alabama, University of Hawaii, University of Kentucky, Fayetteville Technical Community College in North Carolina, Temasek Polytechnic (Singapore), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and Republic Polytechnic (Singapore). For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.