Beaverton, Ore. - e-on software, maker of solutions for Digital Nature, revealed the formation of a new program aimed at promoting the use and instruction of Vue and e-on software products at higher education universities and computer graphics institutions. The Authorized Training Center (ATC) program includes a number of specific elements tailored for higher education institutions that make it easier and much more affordable to incorporate Vue within a computer graphics curriculum.
“As Vue becomes more widely used throughout the professional computer graphics community, we have seen increasing demand to support the leading CG schools and universities to train the next generation of aspiring CG professionals,” said Nicholas Phelps, president of e-on software. “We are extremely pleased to have the highly acclaimed institutions, Academy of Art University and Kansas State University, as inaugural members of this important new program.”
“We are offering Vue classes and training as part of our CG curriculum beginning this fall 2010,” said Jason Patnode, Maya lead instructor at the San Francisco, California based Academy of Art University. “A number of our students have already used Vue with great success in their CG environment projects and we intend to make Vue more widely available across the student community.”
Key ATC Program Benefits
The following represents some of the key benefits of the new ATC program:
- Professional software licensing covering all workstations in a classroom location for a low flat fee of $2,000. New versions of Vue are available to ATCs as soon as they are released to the market.
- Provides support materials instructors need to present e-on software. Training centers have an exclusive program page that provides product images, training material, demo videos, demo presentations and other marketing materials.
- Direct access to e-on software product support through e-mail.
- Access to a range of marketing materials supplied by e-on software for use inside and outside training facilities to promote awareness.
Accredited, higher education institutions are invited to apply for acceptance into the e-on ATC program.