EON Reality Launches AVR Global Classroom Challenge for Students
IRVINE, CA, USA, Feb 12, 2020 - EON Reality is inviting students around the world to design and submit their own VR/AR lessons. The contest, which is open to K-12 and university students beginning Wednesday, February 12, presents an opportunity for students and teachers to create exciting learning experiences using EON Reality’s code-free AVR Platform.
“I am delighted to announce this contest as I believe it provides an opportunity to encourage students to engage with AR/VR technology to deepen their digital skills and knowledge. Technologies such as AR/VR have opened up new possibilities to learning that were not there before and I am excited to have students find new dimensions of innovation offered by our AVR platform.” said, Dr. Peter LookerChief Learning Officer at EON Reality.
This marks the first time EON Reality is providing schools and universities around the world with open access to create their own AR/VR lessons on the revamped AVR platform.
The winners for all categories stand to win prize money, the latest Magic Leap headset, an EON Reality Global Classroom Champion trophy, and an annual campus license with full access to the AVR Platform.
The contest is hosted as part of EON Reality’s continued efforts to find meaningful ways in which AR/VR technology can contribute to the K12 and higher education classrooms. The winners shall be announced on May 14, 2020 at the EON Reality Experience Fest in Bologna, Italy.
No participation fee applies. Entries should be submitted by Friday, May 1, 2020 directly through the AVR platform. Students are invited to form teams of three, with submissions to be made by the educator to ensure privacy. Submissions should contain the necessary learning elements outlined in the judging criteria.
The selection committee will consist of members of the EON Reality Education Advisory Board. Judges will make every effort to ensure even representation in their final selections.
About EON Reality
EON Reality is the world leader in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) based knowledge transfer for industry and education. EON Reality’s success is tied to its belief that knowledge is a human right and should be available, accessible, and affordable for every human on the planet. To carry this out, EON Reality, since 1999, has developed the de-facto standard for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality-based knowledge transfer software that supports devices from mobile phones to large immersive domes. EON Reality’s global app development network, with twenty-two locations worldwide, has created the world’s leading AR/VR library for knowledge transfer with over 8,000 applications. Over 40 million people worldwide have downloaded these applications. For further information, visit www.eonreality.com.