RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – BarraShopping’s Events Square is hosting the Virtual Reality Circuit with fifteen technology stations, distributed into four themed sections and specialized monitors.
The event will be held between July 2nd and 21st, from Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 8 PM (last group at 7:40 PM); on Saturdays from 12 noon to 10 PM (last group at 9:40 PM); and on Sundays from 12 noon to 9 PM (last group at 8:40 PM).
The interactive display has different stations: Leap Motion, a motion sensor enabling interaction with the virtual world through computers; Augmented Reality, which integrates online information with real-world visualizations; and Holography, a technique for recording light interference patterns generating three-dimensional images.
Also, the Virtual Reality Station, housing three Cardboard stations and three other Gear VR stations, will provide 360º viewing experiences of games, movies, and photos in an immersive way. The venue also features interaction with the virtual environment through Rift and HTC Vive glasses.
Entry to the event is free, subject to availability (first come, first served). Each session lasts 20 minutes, and up to 15 people may attend at a time. Bookings can be made on site from two hours before each session. Children under the age of 14 may only participate if accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.
- Virtual Reality Circuit
- From July 2nd to 21st
- Working hours: Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 8 PM (last group at 7:40 PM); Saturday from 12 noon to 10 PM (last group at 9:40 PM); and Sunday from 12 noon to 9 PM (last group at 8:40 PM)
- Venue: Events Square
- Free entrance