In partnership with Mauritius Telecom and State Informatics Limited, EON Reality is launching its first Interactive Digital Centre (IDC) Hub for the Africa continent using Mauritius as gateway to Africa.
Together with thought leaders from the Industry and Education sectors the IDC and partners will share how scalable Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) solutions is transforming education and training world-wide, as well as creating new exciting opportunities in areas such as Tourism, Culture and Edutainment.
The new Hub provides access to state of the art interactive 3D technologies including a new virtual showroom, training room, project room, development lab, and 3D classroom infrastructure, thus, creating a center of excellence in Mauritius.
They will also focus on EON Reality’s Mobile Applications for knowledge transfer and engaging edutainment experiences within the VR social media segment including sports, concerts, travel experiences and events.
“In line with Government’s Vision 2030, we wish to both lay the foundation for high growth in the ICT sector and promote a leap forward in the innovation capacity of Mauritius,” said Sherry Singh, Chief Executive Officer of Mauritius Telecom.
Orange S.A., through its majority owned subsidiary Mauritius Telecom, invested in EON Reality Mauritius to support the roll out of an AR and VR Mobile platform throughout Africa, as VR and AR will be the next big computing platform with an expected market size of $150 Billion by 2020.
Thus, Mauritius Telecom and Orange investment in EON Reality Mauritius aims at extending their leadership in this area by offering their customers engaging AR and VR edutainment applications based on EON Reality’s platform.
In addition, EON Reality Mauritius will also serve as a springboard for an Africa-wide AR and VR knowledge transfer solution rollout. Technical Vocational Training applications distributed by EON Reality Mauritius will fast-track employable students throughout Africa.
“This is a significant step in realizing the potential of EON Reality’s VR/AR knowledge transfer solution in Africa,” said Dan Lejerskar, Chairman of EON Reality.”
Benefits of EON Reality to Mauritius
EON Reality Mauritius offers several strategic benefits to Mauritius such as strengthening its academic institutions, positioning Mauritius as the African leader in Virtual Reality, and providing its citizens and corporations a competitive advantage in the global knowledge race.
Through these benefits, Mauritius will be able to accelerate knowledge transfer and fast-track employable students in areas of high global demand as well as improving the earning power of its populace.
Also, EON Reality Mauritius and EON Reality’s customers are expected to create hundreds of new direct jobs and several thousands of indirect jobs within the next five years due to its work throughout Africa.
Those interested to participate in EON Reality the agenda is as follow:
- Wednesday, December 9th | Inauguration Ceremony
|16:00 – 21:00 pm||Grand Opening Event VIP Reception (by invitation only) Official Launch|
- Thursday, December 10th | The Future of Education is Virtual 3D Learning & Edutainment
Virtual Reality is transforming education as we know it. We invite you to explore and get hands-on demonstrations in our new center showcasing the use of Virtual Reality technologies for the classroom. We invite you to immerse yourself in an exciting day of learning, exploring, and discovering new ways to create innovative, high-performance applications.
|9.30 am||Breakfast Educational Launch at EON Reality Mauritius Ltd, 3rd Floor, The Core Building, Ebene, Mauritius
Show Room Tour
|12.00 pm||Educational and Edutainment Testimonials and Lunch|
Friday, December 11th | VR/AR Industry Outlook
Our new Mauritius Interactive Digital Center provides access to state of the art interactive 3D technologies including our new virtual showroom, training room, project room, development lab, and 3D classroom infrastructure, creating a center of excellence in Mauritius. We will showcase the newest technologies and innovations in Virtual Reality. Industry leaders and 3D experts will guide you through hands-on VR experiences to demonstrate the incredible power of one of the world’s most exciting emerging technologies.
|9.30 am||Breakfast at EON Reality Mauritius Ltd, 3rd Floor, The Core Building, Ebene, Mauritius
Show Room Tour
|12.00 am||Industry Testimonials, Case Studies, and Lunch|
To register for the event please click here .