City of Duncanville and EON Reality take a leap for the future by bringing Augmented and Virtual Reality to strengthening the Northern Texas economy
IRVINE, CA, May 14, 2015 – EON Reality Inc., the world leader in Virtual Reality based knowledge transfer for industry, education, and edutainment, today announces the inauguration of the EON Reality Duncanville Entrepreneur School. EON Reality partnered with the City of Duncanville to establish an Entrepreneur School to serve the Virtual Reality needs of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and Texas. The Entrepreneur School, which started classes earlier this month, consists of an Augmented and Virtual Reality classroom for thirty students and a development lab with the latest in Augmented and Virtual Reality technologies.
The school will deliver a comprehensive training program aimed at developing Duncanville’s digital content workforce, specializing in Augmented and Virtual Reality. The course includes coding, 3D modeling, animation, design and development. The expertise these students acquire also will be suitable for many other industry sectors, such as product visualization, games creation, multi-media design, design reviews, and broadcast media. The Entrepreneur School’s main focus will be on the Education, Energy, Transportation, Medical, and Sports fields
“We are delighted to have such a prestigious institution in our community. Not only will their training program revolutionize the way North Texas companies do business, but it will bring endless economic development opportunities for the entire Best Southwest area,” said David L. Green, Mayor of Duncanville.
Dan Lejerskar Co-Founder and Chairman of EON Reality, who first used 3D technology when working at Volvo Aerospace as program manager for the Arianne 5 rocket program said: “By growing local economies with Virtual Reality through education, job creation, industrial projects, and technology transfer empowers people. This technology offers a fundamental change in the way we teach and learn. Augmented and Virtual Reality are so powerful in engaging and explaining that attention levels and test results immediately increase. The students that graduate from the Duncanville school will form the foundation of a Virtual Reality based economy in and around Duncanville.”
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.