The IMAX opened in Los Angeles its first VR centre

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2017-02-17 09:00:04

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The IMAX opened in Los Angeles its first VR centre

We have already seen that the IMAX company seriously interested in virtual reality technology and even plans to open around the world specialized VR centers. Less than six months, as in the U.S. city of Los Angeles really opened a restaurant. The centre is named uncomplicated IMAX is VR, and it can be a stretch to compare with the traditional cinema, thanks to which the company and won worldwide fame.

Visitors enter the great hall, is divided into 14 zones. Within each zone they are waiting for a totally unique VR experience that allows us to briefly leave reality and enter the virtual world. In one of the zones, for example, offer to test the attraction of Star Wars: Trials of Tatooine, when a visitor is transferred to the famous sandy planet from the Saga "Star wars." Pursuit to slam HTC Vive will give you two controllers, and will clothe your body in a special vest that lets you feel the rays hit the enemy blasters that you will not have time to reflect Jedi lightsaber. There are other activities like the shooters that use more convincing special plastic rifle.

At the opening ceremony of the centre the leadership of IMAX told the press that in the near future similar centers will be opened in other U.S. cities as well as in China. The first Chinese VR-center is planned for construction in Shanghai. also plans to collaborate with various film studios and famous Directors to ensure the influx of new entertainment for its VR. Contracts have already been signed with Warner Bros., Twentieth Century Fox and even by Steven Spielberg, who does not mind to try yourself in new technologies.

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