Nomadic takes location-based VR into Asia

August 13, 2019

Nomadic has reported success with its first virtual reality location-based entertainment center, which is like an arcade for VR. It features Vertigo’s Arizona Sunshine, a VR shooter. And now Nomadic is taking the show on the road to Asia. The San Rafael, California-based company wants to become a mixed-reality powerhouse. Mixed reality combines the digital entertainment of VR with physical locations that are fun in their own right. Nomadic builds the centers, while Vertigo makes the games. Nomadic has a U.S. location in Orlando, Florida, and now it will open one in South Korea by installing its technology inside the CGV Gangbyeon multiplex with 4DX support. The company said it blurs the line between “virtual” and “reality” by creating game-like experiences that guests can feel as they engage with as they step into the action. These incorporate physical props, set design, and environmental effects into story-driven VR content.

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