IRVINE, Calif., November 9 , 2011 – EON Reality Inc., the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider, announces that Republic Polytechnic, Singapore, has selected the company’s gesture based interaction solution, EON Interact, for use in 3D application development.
The EON Interact software package draws on the success of Microsoft Kinect and enables students and staff to create intuitive and innovative interaction methods with virtual 3D scenes and models by simply using their body and bare hands.
“We see a strong potential in using interactive 3D solutions together with gesture based interaction, both within our education programs as well as for our industrial projects,” said Chee Keat KOH, Programme Chair, at School of Engineering, Republic Polytechnic. “Gesture based interaction opens up new possibilities for how we can view and interact with complex data, and by using EON Interact software suite, our students and staff are able to develop, create and launch their own gesture based 3D presentations in an effective way,” concluded Mr. KOH.
“Our partnership with Republic Polytechnic goes back several years and we are proud to expand our relationship with such an innovative academic institution through their use of EON Interact,” said Pontus Appelqvist, VP Sales Asia at EON Reality.
About Republic Polytechnic
Republic Polytechnic (RP) is the first educational institution in Singapore to leverage on a mix of Problem-Based Learning and other teaching methods to nurture innovation and entrepreneurial learning, develop problem-solving process skills and a life-long learning attitude in its students.
Established in 2002, RP offers 36 courses in Infocomm and Media, Engineering, Applied Science, Technology for the Arts, Sports, Health and Leisure, Events and Hospitality, Communication and Consumer Research. Its holistic and broad-based curriculum, vibrant student and community activities as well as integrative industry collaborations ensure students play an active and meaningful role in society upon graduation. For more information, visit www.rp.edu.sg.
About EON Reality
EON Reality, Inc. is the world’s leading interactive 3D solutions provider for businesses and education based on Virtual Reality technology. EON’s technology solutions enable all organizations to more effectively visually communicate, collaborate and accelerate knowledge transfer. Industry leaders and educational institutions use EON solutions to enhance the interactive user experience to increase sales, better communicate product functionality and decrease the cost of service, training and technical support. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.