IRVINE, CA, October 5, 2015 – EON Reality Inc., the world leader in Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer solutions for industry, education, and edutainment announces that UKM, the National University of Malaysia, has selected EON Reality’s Virtual Reality software platform and the EON Icube ™ Mobile system for its new Virtual Reality facility at Institute of Visual Informatics (IVI).
Images from the EON Icube system at IVI, UKM in Malaysia
The EON Icube ™ Mobile facility together with the EON development software platform will provide an important infrastructure addition for IVI in its courses and education programs, as well as a platform for research and projects with industry partners.
“Virtual Reality and interactive 3D technologies is a rapidly growing field and an important area for our staff and students as it offers many application areas in Education and Training, Engineering, Healthcare, and more,” said Assoc. Prof. Dr Azlina Ahmad, Deputy Director of IVI at UKM. “We selected EON Reality’s platform as it offered us the best flexibility and scalability in Virtual Reality development.”
“The EON Icube ™ Mobile system installed at UKM is our first installation of an EON Icube system in Malaysia, and we view this as an important milestone for our regional development,” said Pontus Appelqvist, VP Sales Asia at EON Reality. “The facility will not only enable UKM to access the latest solution in the field of immersive Virtual Reality, but also open up for the university’s industrial partners to work with UKM on ground breaking projects in this field.”
About UKM, Malaysia
The National University of Malaysia, or Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia; abbreviated UKM, is a public university located in Bangi, Selangor which is about 35 km south of Kuala Lumpur. The university hosts some 27,000 undergraduate students and 11,000 postgraduate students and is one of five research universities in the country. It was ranked number 259th in the world by QS World University Rankings in 2014, and it is ranked 98th place in the 100 best new universities established within the last 50 years in the world. For further information, visit http://www.ukm.my/
About EON Reality
EON Reality is the world leader in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) based knowledge transfer for industry, education, and edutainment. 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 7,000 applications. Over 36 million people worldwide have downloaded these applications. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com .