ExperienceMore – LIVE Your Dreams
Join us for the EonVision Idome Inauguration on November 19, 2013. Experience the First Interactive 3D Immersive Edutainment Dome.
When: November 19, 2013
Where: EON Reality Inc., 39 Parker, Irvine, CA 92618, USA
Deep down we all wish to pursue our dreams, however the harsh reality of life forces us often to abandon them. EonVision’s ExperienceMore,,¢ shows are meant to rejuvenate your passion for pursuing your dreams and through the personal interaction that each visitor is experiencing inspire you to action.
Explore the solar system, fly in outer space, and survive a black hole. Or meet, follow and help Humphrey, a baby humpback whale, on his adventures in the deep oceans. EonVision Idome visitors will experience stunning Virtual Reality characters and elements mixed with the latest digital image capture. Personal interactivity devices ensure multi-player collaboration, individual excitement, and infinite variation possibilities. 3D visuals and 3D sound married with 4D elements like moving seats and ambient effects (water, heat, wind) results in an addictive, adaptable, and exploratory learning environment.
EonVision Idome is the first dome to combine Hollywood cinematographic quality with full interactivity for every guest. It is revolutionizing the edutainment market by combining the best elements of feature films, theme parks, museums and interactive gaming.
10:00 am Registration and Coffee
10:30 am Introduction and Welcome
10:45 am Keynote speaker: “My Journey to the Hubble Space Telescope” Astronaut Duane Carey, NASA
11:05 am EonVision Idome Story at different stations
11:45 am Keynote speaker: “How Adventurers defines great leaps in technology and entertainment and an exploration for knowledge” Fredrik Strang, Swedish adventurer, mountain climber, entrepreneur, documentary film maker
12.05 pm Lunch
12.30 pm EonVision Idome Story & Showroom Exhibit
1.00 pm Keynote speaker: “Mars World Las Vegas” John Spencer, Space Architect of pioneering design work for NASA, EVP and Chief Designer of Mars World Enterprises
1:30 pm EonVision Idome Story & Showroom Exhibit
2:00 pm Keynote speaker: Richard John Terrile, a Voyager Scientist who discovered several moons of Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Director at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
2:25 pm News announcement: EON Qatar Interactive Digital Center
2:40 pm EonVision Idome Story & Showroom Exhibit
10.45 am – EonVision Idome presentations: ongoing presentation throughout the day
Speakers & Presenters
Duane “Digger” Carey
Duane Gene “Digger” Carey is a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. After graduation in 1992 from U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, California, he worked as an F-16 experimental test pilot and System Safety Officer at Edwards Air Force Base. He has logged over 4,300 hours in more than 35 types of aircraft. In 2002, he served as the pilot of Columbia on STS-109, logging over 10 days in space. STS-109 orbited the Earth 165 times, and covered 3.9 million miles in over 262 hours.
Adventurer & Entrepreneur
Mr. Fredrik Strang has climbed six 8000-m mountains and led & participated twelve 8000-m expeditions. He has set the Guinness World Record for climbing “7 Summits ” the highest mountain on each continent” and first Swedish to do so. As a member of the Explorers Club, Strang has made 3 documentaries including TV4 and SVT (Fredrik Strang and the mystery of Everest, 7 Summits, A Cry from the Top of the World) and has appeared in several other national and international documentaries including award-winning “The Summit”. He is currently the CEO for Solair Quest AB EUR” around the world in a solar powered airship (www.solairquest.com).
Space Architect of pioneering design work for NASA, EVP and Chief Designer of Mars World Enterprises
Mr. John Spencer is a space architect and pioneer in what he calls “The Design Frontier.” He received two design awards from NASA for his work on the International Space Station (ISS) and has completed several private space enterprise/tourism design projects. Over $300 million has been invested in his Earth based space and Sci-Fi themed real estate concepts to date. He is the founder and president of the Space Tourism Society (STS) and author of “Space Tourism-Do You Want To Go?.” He is currently designing a Mars/future themed immersive attraction/resort called “Mars World” for a site in Las Vegas.
Dr. Rich Terrile
Senior Engineering Associate, ExxonMobil
Dr. Rich Terrile is an astronomer and the director of the Center for Evolutionary Computation and Automated Design at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He has a Ph.D. in Planetary Science from the California Institute of Technology and has developed missions to Mars and to the outer solar system. Dr. Terrile discovered four moons around Saturn, Uranus and Neptune and took the first pictures of the planetary system orbiting around the nearby star Beta Pictoris. His other interests include planetary rings, planetary geology, evolutionary computation and the development of medical instrumentation for tissue identification during neurosurgery.
Pierre De Lespinois
Managing Director, Vision 3 Experiential LLC.
Award winning, Producer, Writer, Director and technical innovator, who is a Hollywood industry leader in high definition/digital CGI and 3D production. Mr. Pierre De Lespinois has received fourteen Emmy nominations and four Emmys for Directing and Producing including “When Dinosaurs Roamed America” and “Dinosaur Planet”. President of Evergreen Films Inc., an international leader in 3D technology development and innovation. His production group has created thousands of digital effects shots for movies such as: “Fantastic Four”, “Final Destination”, “300”,”Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D”.
Vision 3 Experiential LLC.
Eric Gruendemann presently acts as Co-Founder and President of Vision 3 Experiential, LLC, a creative, strategic and managerial company established to develop emerging EUR~edutainment’ content, technologies and theme parks worldwide. Prior to that, Eric spent nearly thirty years in the film and television industry. His credits range from the recent low-budget global cult film sensation, Bitch Slap; to numerous television pilots including Dungeons & Dragons/Eldritch for ABC Family, Heart of Stone for Fox, Changeling for UPN, Treasure Island for CBS, The Stain for Comedy Central, Left Behind for PAX, Cirque for Spelling Television and Creature Quest for Discovery Networks International; to acting as Managing Director of Pacific Renaissance Pictures and Co-Executive Producer of the Universal Television mega-hits Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess. His other credits include Cleopatra 2525, Jack of All Trades, Young Hercules, Army of Darkness, Darkman, Iron Will, Hard Target, Torch Song Trilogy, Mom & Dad Save The World and The Blob. He is also an Eagle Scout and makes great Belgian Waffles.
Co-Founder and Chairman, EON Reality Inc.
Mr. Lejerskar began his career in 1985 at Volvo Aerospace as program manager for the Arianne 5 rocket program for the main engine rocket. In 1987, he founded PFAB, a construction and real estate company, and he built the company from a two-person operation to over 300 people. Simultaneously (1987-1997), he founded and ran Prosolvia Konsult AB, a start-up company which he built to over 600 employees, developing it organically and focusing in the area of numerical simulation. In 1998, he co-founded EON Reality. Lejerskar holds dual Masters of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science from Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Mats W. Johansson
Co-Founder, President & CEO, EON Reality Inc.
Mr. Johansson has over 18 years of experience in 3D Interactive Simulation technologies and is widely recognized as a leading innovator in his respective field. He has been regarded as a subject matter expert and has been the program manager/consultant for many different projects such as Volvo Car engineering analysis, as well as Oil and Gas simulation projects in the North Sea. Mr. Johansson earned a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Chalmers University and an MBA in International Business Administration from Gothenburg School of Business.