IRVINE, Calif., October 16, 2013 – EON Reality, the world’s leading interactive 3D solutions provider for businesses and education, today announced the establishment of an exclusive partnership with Midwam Edutainment LLC for the development of a new Interactive Digital Center and EON Entrepreneur School in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Under the newly formed company EON Reality Saudi Arabia, LLC. (EON Reality KSA), the Center is expected to become the leading Virtual and Augmented Reality/Interactive Digital Media training facility within the GCC region, and will deliver a comprehensive training program to grow and develop the local workforce with interactive 3D technology skills.
The new Center, which is expected to be fully operational by December 2013, will provide customers across the Middle East with access to premiere interactive 3D technologies that will include a Virtual Reality showroom, training room, project room, development lab, and 3D classroom infrastructure. An EON Entrepreneur School will also be established to train local students for careers in Interactive Digital Media that will meet the growing demands for VR and AR solutions within the Education, Industry, and Edutainment markets. The School is expected to admit up to 100 students each academic year, with plans to employ up to 50% of the graduating class upon successful completion of the program. For more information on the School, visit here.
Badr Fayez, CEO of Midwam Edutainment LLC, states that “This is a great opportunity, as VR technology is the way of the future and the Saudi market is ready for such innovation.”
Khalid AlMuawad, COO of Midwam agrees, and feels that “this technology is applicable in all industries from the big conglomerates of oil and gas to retail shops to educational facilities of all kinds.”
Dan Lejerskar, Co-Founder and Chairman of EON Reality, states that “we are excited about Midwam becoming our newest member in the family of IDC’s. The interactive 3D technology is in demand and that will provide them with not only knowledge, but offer legitimate employment opportunities as this sector will grow in the Middle East.”
About Midwam Edutainment LLC
Midwam is a new technology company based in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. It provides complete 3D, hologram, and Virtual Realty solutions including hardware, software, and content development. Midwam is the only company of its kind in Saudi Arabia and it targets both the government and private sectors. Midwam collaborates with companies all over the world to deliver on its value proposition by taking on projects in Education, Entertainment, Aerospace, Industrial, and Medicine.
About EON Reality
EON Reality, Inc. is the world’s leading interactive 3D visual content management and Virtual Reality software provider. 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.