With More Than 1,000 Districts Embracing VR/AR Learning, ZSpace Caps Off Most Successful Academic Year In Company History
PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2019 – PRNewswire-PRWeb – Today at ISTE, zSpace, makers of innovative computing solutions designed to power the global delivery of spatial content, announced a record-breaking year and an unprecedented demand for its latest product release.
Over the past year, the company experienced a 217 percent increase in sales. In just two months, preorders for the new AR/VR laptop, launched earlier this year, far exceeded that of any prior zSpace product. One of the company’s largest customers, Buffalo Public Schools, deployed zSpace learning solutions to the district’s 34,000 students in nearly 60 facilities.
Following the 2018-2019 academic year, zSpace now provides more than 1,000 school districts, technical centers, medical schools, colleges, and universities access to STEM content supporting core academic and Career and Technical Education (CTE) curricula. Millions of students across the world today experience immersive learning applications on zSpace products as part of their lesson plans. Learning with zSpace has shown a 16 percent average improvement in subject matter retention among all students.
zSpace Partners Help Bring Learning to Life
In addition to the tremendous growth over the last year, zSpace continues to forge new and grow existing partnerships with software developers, expanding the opportunities for schools and districts to integrate AR and VR into their curriculum.
BlocksCAD, a cloud-based 3D modeling tool, provides access to math, computational thinking, and coding activities through zSpace. TeacherGaming [https://store.teachergaming.com] gives zSpace educators access to content focused on astrophysics, civil engineering, programming, and PC building, supported by ready-made K-12 lesson plans and learning analytics. Advanced manufacturing applications by Fun2 and GTAFE provide students with various simulated 3D model components and animations to learn a wide variety of manufacturing processes including production, logistics, and maintenance.
To support the growing number of schools and learning centers incorporating zSpace into their curriculum, the company launched zSpace Community. zSpace Community serves as a forum for educators to collaborate and share resources, experiences, knowledge, and guidance on best practices for successfully incorporating zSpace AR and VR applications into lesson plans and classroom activities.
“Research continues to demonstrate the efficacy of learning with zSpace and the associated increase in student performance,” said Paul Kellenberger, zSpace CEO. “By creating teaching and learning opportunities unlike any other classroom experiences, educators continue to embrace VR and AR to help their students succeed. We’re honored that zSpace is leading the way to deliver these new pathways for students.”
Validating the innovative approach to teaching and learning, zSpace continues to gain recognition from prestigious business and technology innovation awards. zSpace was one of three Grand Prize Winners for Tech & Learning’s Awards of Excellence, and was recognized by Fast Company as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies in the Education sector for 2019. zSpace was also a winner of this year’s Edison Awards in the Edutech category.
zSpace is demonstrating its technology at ISTE in Philadelphia, June 24-26, at Booth 3047.
zSpace® powers the global delivery of spatial content. A privately held, venture-backed company located in Sunnyvale, California, it has more than 50 patents. zSpace has already disrupted the education market – more than a million students have benefited from learning with zSpace. Its technology also has applications in healthcare, entertainment, shopping, social media, gaming and more. zSpace was named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner, Inc., Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019, “Best in Show at ISTE” by Tech & Learning Magazine for three consecutive years and ranked two years in a row on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies. Visit http://www.zspace.com, or follow @zSpace on Twitter.