|By Marketwired .||
|May 7, 2014 11:00 AM EDT||
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/14 -- zSpace Inc., a leading-edge technology provider that delivers a new way of learning with its flagship product, zSpace, today announced that it had been named as a "Cool Vendor in Education for 2014" by Gartner.
Focused on the learning market, specifically science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, medical instruction, corporate training and research, zSpace inspires and accelerates understanding through immersive exploration. Earlier this year, zSpace announced a pilot program in STEM education that brings immersive 3D learning stations to students. Partnered with Los Altos School District in California, zSpace creates educational software applications to explore new ways to integrate lifelike 3D experiences into teaching and learning.
zSpace enabled STEM labs accelerate the learning process through interactive 3D visualization. Students intuitively interact with virtual environments to discover concepts, such as the complexity of human anatomy or the components of a simple engine, in ways often impractical or impossible in the real world -- maximizing the level of their engagement as the sciences come to life.
"We are honored to be recognized by Gartner in this year's Cool Vendors in Education report," said Paul Kellenberger, CEO at zSpace, Inc. "We have had great success with the education market this year, and believe this recognition from Gartner confirms that our innovative STEM, medical and corporate training programs are creating entirely new forms of learning, teaching, and communicating in today's world."
Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in Education and publishes a series of research reports evaluating these innovative vendors, their products and services. As one of the world's leading information technology research advisory companies, Gartner defines a Cool Vendor as a company that provides technologies or solutions that are innovative, impactful and intriguing.
About the Cool Vendors
Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in our research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Please visit https://www.gartner.com/doc/2722418 for the full Gartner Cool Vendor report. Cool Vendors in Education, 2014, Jan-Martin Lowendahl, Marti Harris, Angela McIntyr, Terri-Lynn Thayer, April 28, 2014.
zSpace, Inc. is a leading-edge technology provider that delivers a new way of learning with its flagship product, zSpace. Focused on the learning market, specifically science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, medical instruction, corporate training and research, zSpace inspires and accelerates understanding through immersive exploration. zSpace is a privately held, venture backed company located in Sunnyvale, CA, and has filed more than 30 patents for its innovative technologies.