Singapore, October 24, 2013 – EON Reality, the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider for businesses and education, has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (GKC) during a ceremony in Singapore involving leading foreign and Singaporean companies.
The MoU outlines the plans for the California-based company to participate in the development of creative and culture industries in SSGKC through the establishment of EON’s Interactive Digital Centre (IDC) in the Guangzhou Knowledge City. The IDC will offer EON Reality’s advanced 3D technologies, management, products and services in key areas such as education, edutainment and industrial application areas.
“We are excited about the opportunity to bring EON Reality’s unique solutions to the China market through this partnership,” said EON Reality Chairman and co-founder, Mr. Dan Lejerskar who also signed the MoU. “EON Reality’s solution platform offers a unique way for users to ‘Experience More’ by immersing themselves in our interative3D solutions. Our IDC:s does not only provide this platform and a center for education and training in interactive 3D media and Virtual Reality, but also offers content creation, incubation and job creation opportunities demonstrated by the various centers we have set-up world-wide,” concluded Mr. Lejerskar.
“EON Reality believes that the timing is right for this effort in China,” said Pontus Appelqvist, VP Sales of EON Reality. “We have seen the demand increase rapidly for our solutions in Singapore and the rest of Asia on a yearly basis, and in China we are now especially looking at the culture and creative industry with our new integrated edutainment solutions such as the EonVision Idome,” said Mr. Appelqvist.
Guangzhou is China’s 4th largest city with over 12 million citizens and is located in the Guangdong province with a total population of 105 million people and a GDP in the province of USD 930 billion (2012), making its GDP number close to those of South Korea.
Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City was incorporated in Guangzhou on 13 September 2011. The 50-50 joint venture company was established by Singbridge International Singapore Pte Ltd and Guangzhou Development District Administrative Committee (GDD) to be the master developer of the Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (GKC) – developing the 6.12 sq km Start-Up Area (SUA) as the first phase, and subsequently the rest of the 123 sq km GKC in stages.
The incorporation event was officiated by Mr. Wang Yang, Member of Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the CPC Guangdong Committee; Mr. Huang Hua Hua, then-Governor of Guangdong Province; and Mr. Wong Kan Seng, Chairman of Singbridge International Singapore Pte Ltd – amongst a host of eminent dignitaries.
The vision of Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (GKC) is to be a unique, vibrant and sustainable city that is highly attractive to both talents and knowledge-based industries. Positioned as a model and catalyst for the economic transformation and environmental enhancement of Guangdong, GKC will lead in creating innovations, new ventures and high value-added products and services; and in building a sustainable, low-carbon city.
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.