Open House August 5

EON Reality, Eastern Iowa

Entrepreneur School

  • 201 N. Harrison Street
    Davenport IA 52801
  • Linda Baxley – lbaxley@eicc.edu

  • 563.441.4096

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) has opened a Virtual Reality lab at its Advanced Technology Environmental Energy Center and EON Reality Inc. has partnered with them to run EON Innovation Academy.

The EON Innovation Academy teaches the skills needed to be successful in creating Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality content and applications for industry and training. These skills also enable students to work in architecture and product visualization, game creation, multimedia design, and broadcast media.

EON Innovation Academy, Eastern Iowa

Start Date: August 21, 2017

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Curriculum

Students receive 4 months of theory which includes AR and VR content creation, professional workflows, and project management across the entire AR and VR ecosystem. Thereafter 7 months of project training will follow, when students will develop their entrepreneurial skills through supervised project based learning on real customer projects. At the end of the course, students will have a robust portfolio of work showing off their projects.

Stage 1- Theoretical and practical training – 4 months

  • General knowledge on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • Project management tools and techniques while working on VR and AR immersive projects
  • Development of 2D and 3D visual assets
  • Modelling, Texturing, Rigging and Animation of the assets for VR and AR application
  • Interactive application development basic and advance
  • Scripting and programming techniques within interactive application development
  • Development and deployment of the VR application for immersive systems
  • Creation mobile 3D applications with VR and AR functionality
  • Publishing applications for Android, iOS and for EON Studio based educational platforms

Stage 2 – Project based training – 7 months

  • Collaborative work in multi-skilled groups
  • Student´s individual development path via experience working on projects
  • Idea promotion and incubation of the creativity
  • Support the operations of global company including production, marketing and installations
  • Team building exercises
  • Mentoring and entrepreneurship development