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LAVAL VIRTUAL,

A BUSY WEEKEND

While the first 3 days of the fair are devoted to professionals, researchers, teachers and students, Friday night brings a transformation in order to be ready to demonstrate public uses of virtual reality.

 

With more than 17,000 visitors expected and 240 exhibitors, Laval becomes the capital of virtual reality for 5 days, covering more than 6000 m², all devoted to new technologies and usages of virtual reality. Visitors are immersed in a pool of intelligence and entertainment, a one-of-a-kind presentation of the latest technological innovations in virtual and augmented reality, a place to be dazzled by the technologies of the future!

 

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Laval Virtual

DISCOVERING VIRTUAL REALITY

TTT - Stand R5

Have you ever played ping-pong on an interactive table? The TTT ping-pong table helps you up your game and your performances, in addition to being lots of fun with its augmented reality applications.

ORBITAL VIEWS - STAND R9

Come explore the planet Mars thanks to the Orbital Views project. Wearing a virtual reality headset, suspended off the ground, you enjoy an opportunity to experience the weightlessness of an astronaut on Mars.

HADO - STAND R7

Within a 45 m² area, give techno-sport a whirl. 4 players, all wearing a virtual reality mask, compete while throwing energy balls as though they were playing dodgeball.

THE SECTOR’S BIG NAMES AT THE SHOW

SAMSUNG

Samsung will be present on a 30 m² stand (B23), where visitors will be able to have their own Gear experiences thanks to virtual reality masks, a 360° camera and simulators.

HTC

On the HTC stand in C2, several experiences will be available including, for the first time in Europe, a presentation of the TP Cast, the HTC Vive wireless headset system.

The START-UP AREA

14 innovative companies have been selected and will present their demos in a dedicated space called the Start-up Area. Within this area, you can fly like Superman on the Hypersuit stand, control drones with simple arm movements using WePulsit, discover a new generation of holograms with Hololamp, give mixed reality a try with Holostoria, and even discover the new generation of robots from Realtime Robotics.

VR CINEMA - STAND B19

Diversion Cinéma invites you to a Visual Reality Cinema experience. Put on your headset, plug in the headphones, and let yourself be guided in a unique immersion experience.

NB: Remember to reserve your participation now on the Laval Virtual site to avoid on-site queues.

FLYING DRONES - STANDS D19 and D21

Giant 80 m² aviaries will be set up, where you can take control of your drone and fly around a giant course as though you were sitting on the back of your vehicle, thanks to immersion glasses.

HEAVEN FOR GAMERS

Several gamer associations will be on hand to present developments in video games, all the way to virtual reality. On the programme: old-style video consoles and Playstation VR.

AN INNOVATIVE PURSUIT GAME - STAND A8

With Bug it, run around a hacked event and keep your eyes open. When one of the clues appears, left by a creature, get out your smartphone quickly and scan it!

TO VISIT AND DISCOVER THE FAIR,

REGISTER FOR LAVAL VIRTUAL 2017 BY E-MAIL

PRESS CONTACTS

 

Thomas Marko & Associés

Peter EVEN - T. 01 44 90 85 25 - M. 06 27 06 27 58

peter.e@tmarkoagency.com

Clemence GAUVIN-DENISE - T. 01 53 20 18 07 - M. 06 74 64 79 63 clemence.d@tmarkoagency.com

Laval Virtual is the European leader in the fields of new technologies and uses of virtual reality, and the fair of reference for their development. In 2016, nearly 15,000 visitors filled the aisles of Laval Virtual and discovered a constant diversification of the sectors represented: industry, heritage, health, training, marketing, culture, etc. At every edition, this diversification, and the interest expressed by both professionals and the public, strengthen the undeniable status of Laval Virtual which brings together the entire new technology community. For more information: www.laval-virtual.org