Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRESS RELEASE JET) September 26, 2017
Parkson will showcase their innovative water and wastewater treatment equipment via virtual reality at WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s 90th conference to be held in Chicago, IL (exhibition October 2-4).
Utilizing state-of-the-art Oculus Rift headsets, attendees will be able to take a step into the future of wastewater treatment as they walk around a virtual showroom, touch and interact with equipment, and listen to a guided tour. Viewers will even be able to see the equipment in life size. “Virtual reality is fairly new in the industry, so we hope to help drive innovation and align these innovative efforts with our business strategy moving forward,” said Omar Gadalla, Parkson’s Director of Marketing and Sustainability.
This cutting-edge experience takes learning to a new level, providing entertainment and education all at once. Among the products featured are the Aqua Caiman® Articulating Rake Screen and Aqua Rhino® Escalating Screen, two newly released headworks screens designed to reduce maintenance and improve screening performance.
Visitors to Parkson’s booth can take home the experience with cardboard virtual reality viewers which, when used in conjunction with the Parkson Virtual Reality app (available soon for download for both Android and iOS), will provide a similar experience.
Those who use the Oculus Rift at the booth will be in for a treat as the experience nears the end, but you’ll have to be there to see firsthand. Be on the lookout for Parkson’s booth #4457 at WEFTEC in McCormick Place.
For more information, please contact Lydia Ebert at 954-917-1886. You can also visit us online at http://www.Parkson.com.
About Parkson Corporation
Parkson is a supplier of equipment and solutions for potable water, process water, and industrial and municipal wastewater applications. Founded in 1960, Parkson has been owned by Axel Johnson Inc., since 1967. Parkson designs, engineers and assembles products that provide customers with advanced screening, biological, filtration and biosolids management solutions. Parkson also has a highly trained field service team capable of completely rebuilding aging equipment or retrofitting equipment to include the latest technological advancements.
About the Water Environment Federation
The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 33,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. Since 1928, WEF and its members have protected public health and the environment. As a global water sector leader, our mission is to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation.
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