Savoiexpo: the Savoie fair is getting into the virtual reality era

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  • The 2017 edition of Savoiexpo will test virtual reality

Many people have heard of virtual reality, but few have had the opportunity to put on a VR headset and test its potential. For Savoyards, the Savoy Fair will be, this year, the opportunity to discover more about this innovative technology and to try it out. The organizers of Savoiexpo, whose theme this year is New York, will offer two virtual reality experiences to discover the possibilities offered by this technology.



The 2017 edition of Savoiexpo will test virtual reality

This year, the Savoiexpo fair will give pride of place to digital innovations with more than 800 square meters dedicated to new technologies and innovative companies in the department. Among these innovations, virtual reality has, quite logically, its place. Two VR experiences will be offered to the public.

Visitors will be invited to don a virtual reality headset to experience virtual tourism with a 360-degree immersion in the streets of New York, theme of the fair this year. It will also be possible to become a virtual reality graphic designer and tag the walls of the famous working-class district of Harlem. You can give free rein to your imagination and realize your virtual graffiti in complete freedom and in complete safety. Your creations will also be projected on a large screen.



Note that the virtual reality headsets that will be offered for the Savoiexpo experiences are which is currently the best on the VR market since it concerns HTC Vive headsets and its controllers.



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