Laval Virtual laid groundwork for French Edutainment Hub, EON Reality SARL, and was featured on CANAL+’s “Le Tube”.
IRVINE, CA, April 24th , 2014 – EON Reality Inc., the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider, had a blockbuster Laval Virtual with around 15,000 people experiencing EON Reality’s Virtual and Augmented Reality applications and systems. EON Reality was also featured heavily in the local media with multiple press mentions, including Ouest France, and several TV crews, including CANAL+. CANAL+’s weekly high-tech show “Le Tube” ran their footage of EON Reality on April 19th as part of a segment on Oculus VR (http://goo.gl/zCX9IV).
(L to R) Official delegation at EON Booth, Dan Lejerskar, Chairman of EON Reality, speaking at Laval Virtual, An attendee using the EON Ibench Mobile.
The event started with a splash as the official delegation made the EON Reality booth their first stop of the event and experienced the EON Icube, EON Ibench Mobile, and both the Oculus Rift and Zeiss Cinemizer running EON software. The official delegation included representatives of the central government, the Vice President of the Region, the newly elected Mayor of Laval, and the president of the Chamber of Commerce of Laval totalling approximately 80 people.
“We have now officially started our operations here in Laval,” said Yann Froger, Managing Director of EON Reality SARL. “We were pleased to let our partners, future partners, and the public get a look and feel for the great technology and high end applications that we will be providing from our newest hub.”
Additionally, EON Reality presented a scholarly paper on the EonVision Idome’s technical innovations and development. The presentation covered broad topics such as the intricate systems integration required for the Idome’s construction and the potential applications of the Idome. Technical issues addressed included how to deliver an interactive experience for 24 people, how to merge 3D interactive objects with background video and rendered animations, and how to get real-time two way interactions.
(L to R) Augmented Reality applications in use, Zeiss Cinemizer being demonstrated, Filming a Plumbing Application in the Icube Mobile.
“We’re extremely fortunate to launch the first commercial Idome in concert with the opening of our Edutainment Hub in Laval,” said Mats Johansson, CEO of EON Reality. “EON’s track record of innovation fits right in with Laval’s history of Virtual Reality leadership.”
EON Reality’s successful Laval Virtual strengthened the decision to locate EON Reality’s Edutainment Hub in Laval. EON is excited to be apart of Laval’s sophisticated Virtual Reality community and EON Reality’s new Edutainment Hub will open in September of 2014.
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.