IRVINE, Calif., September 8, 2011 – EON Reality Inc., the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider, announced that it signed an Intent of Cooperation (IOC) on September 6th with one of the leading centers for Human Computer Interaction in Asia – the TOUCH Center at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan.
The IOC outlines several areas of cooperation where the two organizations will draw on each other’s expertise in the field of interactive 3D applications and human-computer interaction.
“Based on NCKU TOUCH Center’s strong research capabilities and the combined strengths we can draw on in several development projects, we see immediate opportunities emerging from this cooperation framework,” said Eng Tat Khoo, R&D Director at EON Reality Pte Ltd in Singapore.
“The TOUCH Center at NCKU selected to work with EON Reality as a strategic partner based on EON Reality’s unique end-to-end product portfolio within interactive 3D software, applications and immersive 3D display systems. We see a strong opportunity for industrial collaboration projects both in Taiwan and mainland China,” said Prof. Kevin Yang, Chief Director at TOUCH Center, National Cheng Kung University of Taiwan.
About TOUCH Center at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan
The Center for Technology of Ubiquitous Computing and Humanity, which is known as TOUCH Center, was established in accordance to ‘Smart Living Interactive Innovation Center (SLiic)’ under NSC, the National Science Council of Taiwan. With ‘humanity, innovation, intelligence’ as its primary principles, TOUCH center is an interdisciplinary synergy for futuristic technology. The research spectrum includes: smart living space and products, SoC system, digital learning system. Interdisciplinary integration is widely ranging from engineering, information, architecture, Industrial design, mechanics, medicine, art, and cognitive science.
Further, TOUCH Center applied an open innovation approach for its entire R&D, which is main concept of “Living Lab”, exploring for users’ need and related digital opportunities. This new approach can also be the new R&D role model for Taiwan’s industries. TOUCH Center aims to be representative of interactions between “humanity” and “technology”, and a pioneer who aims to achieve the goal of “innovative theory” and “new values”. For further information, visit http://touch.ncku.edu.tw/
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. Industry leaders, including Atlas Copco, Bechtel, Boeing, Bombardier, Hon, Intel, Lexus, Lufthansa -Teknik, Peterbilt, Samsung, Siemens Medical, Suzuki, Toyota and Whirlpool use EON solutions to enhance the interactive user experience to effectively increase sales, better communicate product functionality and decrease the cost of service, training and technical support. Educational institutions and organizations who have adopted EON’s SBL technology solutions include: the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, the Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology (located on the campus of the Florence-Darlington Technical College), Honolulu Community College, Old Dominion University, Marquette University, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Discovery World Museum, Oklahoma City Community College, Concord University, Texas State Technical College – Waco, El Paso Community College, University of Alabama, University of Hawaii, University of Kentucky and Fayetteville Technical Community College in North Carolina. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.