EON Reality UAE to focus on Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer for vocational skills training and higher education.
IRVINE, CA, December 1, 2014 – EON Reality Inc., the world leader in Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer for industry, education, and edutainment, and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC, an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) in the United Arab Emirates, focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Virtual Reality. This marks EON Reality’s first IDC focused on vocational training and education and EON’s fourth major center in the Middle East.
EON Reality UAE will support and develop the local Virtual Reality ecosystem and carry out projects for Industry, Education, and Edutainment. By collaborating with local government and industry, EON Reality UAE will deliver solutions designed to fast track employable students, awaken the curiosity for learning in the UAE’s students, and to improve the knowledge level of the national and migrant workforce.
“Countries around the globe are looking for an answer to teach students more efficiently, effectively, and at a lower cost,” said Dan Lejerskar, Chairman of EON Reality. “We’re extremely excited to partner with EAIT to expand EON Reality’s vocational training and educational offerings through EON Reality UAE. With a center focused on education, EON Reality will help countries, through Augmented and Virtual Reality knowledge transfer, find better ways of educating their citizens and molding their future workforce.”
“EON Reality’s partnership with EAIT solidifies both EON’s regional Virtual Reality education footprint and global education reach. With EON Reality’s world leading Virtual Reality knowledge transfer tools and EAIT’s experience, EON Reality UAE will leverage Virtual Reality to offer more effective and efficient learning than traditional methods and will shape the future of education in the region. Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer will be crucial to the future of education in the UAE and around the globe,” said EAIT Group CEO Obaid Al Mansouri.
EON Reality is proud to welcome this new IDC into the world’s largest Virtual Reality development network and the EON Reality family. The inauguration of EON Reality UAE’s facilities is anticipated in the first quarter of 2015.
About EON Reality
EON Reality, Inc. is the world leader in Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer for industry, education, and edutainment. 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. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.
Emirates Advanced Investments Group
Emirates Advanced Investments Group (EAIG) is a business development and investment establishment company based in Abu Dhabi. EAIG’s strategy is to explore, create and realise new investment initiatives in both local and international markets. EAIG was established as a sole proprietorship in 2006 by the Chairman, His Excellency Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi. Since that time EAIG has launched many investment initiatives which have been transformed into successful, profitable operations in multi-disciplinary sectors. For further information, visit www.eaig.ae