National Geographic: ObservEtoiles

Date: Jul 2018
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National Geographic has teamed up with several companies to create what it claims is the first ever open-air augmented reality planetarium called ‘ObservEtoiles’.

Launched in June, it created the VR park where a visitor will put one a headset and be able to see the dark night sky and get facts and other information about what they can see.

The project, located in the Au Diable Vert Station Montagne, is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Canada since its release, with 180 seats at an altitude of 1000 feet.

The VR headset was created and designed by VR developers Aryzon while British company Escapist Games also teamed up with National Geographic to create the augmented reality function.

Credits

Headset developers: Aryzon

Augmented Reality app developers: Escapist Games

Content created by Andrew Fazekas

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