VRstudios  

Bellevue,  WA 
United States
https://www.vrstudios.com/
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VRstudios: Virtual Reality Solutions for LBE Businesses

VRstudios, Inc. and its VRcade products facilitate amazing virtual reality experiences which cannot be duplicated by in-home VR systems. With 50 VRcade Zones™ installed in 14 countries and the newly released VRcade Arena™, VRstudios sets the standards for commercial-grade virtual reality attractions that are easy to install, operate, and manage. Designed from the ground up to be turnkey attractions, there is no need to build costly facilities or spend weeks training operators. The VRcade Attraction Management Platform™ can scale to manage experiences for multiple players and multiple systems with a simple click of a button. Best of all, it’s available now!

At the IAAPA Expo, VRstudios will demo a half-sized VRcade Arena™, where 8-players will be able to immerse themselves into a demo of the VRcade Terminal 17 experience. Please Note: The Terminal 17 VR experience at the IAAPA expo showcases only a small portion of the attraction. IAAPA Expo Demo Reservations now available!

Contact us to explore Terminal 17 in its entirety within a full-size VRcade Arena at our head quarters in Bellevue, WA. 


 Press Releases

  • VRCADE ARENA INAUGURAL EXPERIENCE SETS A NEW STANDARD FOR
    LOCATION-BASED VIRTUAL REALITY

    AUGUST 17, 2017 – Bellevue, WA – VRstudios, the leading provider of award-winning VR solutions for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE), announces today the availability of a remarkable VR attraction, Terminal 17©Terminal 17 is an intense, multiplayer adventure game specifically designed for the VRcade Arena. Players are part of an 8-person extermination squad tasked with finding and eliminating alien insects that are wreaking havoc on Terminal 17, a remote facility on a distant planet.

    “Terminal 17 was designed from the ground up to maximize the extensive capabilities of the VRcade Arena and our Attraction Management Platform (AMP),” said Kevin Vitale, VRstudios’ CEO. “VRstudios’ is committed to using the best available tools and partnering with VR industry leaders like NVIDIA to create exciting next generation experiences.”

    Leveraging the new features of Unity 2017.1 and NVIDIA’s VRWorks Unity Plugin, Terminal 17 demonstrates a milestone in visual fidelity and performance for LBE VR arena-scale content. Terminal 17 specifically takes advantage of features like Single-Pass Stereo and Lens Matched Shading (which also enables Multi-Res Shading) to give the experience a boost in performance. This improves the overall visual quality by running Terminal 17 at higher resolution with additional post-processing effects.

    “VRcade Arena is a prime example of technology and fun converging to deliver a one of a kind VR experience,” said Jason Paul, general manager of gaming software and virtual reality at NVIDIA. “NVIDIA’s VRWorks plug-in for Unity proved to be a quick and simple way for VRstudios to achieve their performance goals for the experience.”

    VRstudios’ latest attraction provides an unparalleled, feature-rich VR gaming experience. Players journey through a massive virtual world by physically walking around the VRcade Arena, and using a variety of virtual transportation methods. Players communicate with each other to cooperatively solve puzzles and advance through multiple areas of Terminal 17.

    Terminal 17 Features:

    • Large-scale, VRcade Arena attraction – 2,400 square feet
    • Co-op team and competitive action/adventure for up to 8 players
    • 2 episodes, 15 minutes each (sequential or separate)
    • In-game voice-chat
    • Logic puzzles, boss fights, and secret passageways
    • Robust scoring features and hidden bonuses

    “Terminal 17 is the kind of high-action, epic, multiplayer game that’s only possible because of the breakthrough VRcade Arena system. Everything from the narrative, to the breathtaking visuals and immersive audio, to the player interaction combine to provide a one of a kind experience,” said Chanel Summers, VRstudios’ Vice President of Creative Development.

    LBE owners and operators interested in adding leading-edge, immersive VR Attractions to their business may contact VRstudios via email at arena@vrstudios.com for more information or to schedule a demonstration. The VRcade Arena and its custom attractions will also be demonstrated at the 2017 IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) Expo in Orlando in November.

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    About VRstudios:

    VRstudios ( www.vrstudios.com) is the VR industry’s premier global provider of Location-Based Entertainment solutions. VRstudios is a turnkey VR solution provider that makes it easy for owners and operators of theme parks, family entertainment centers, cinemas and casinos to offer innovative virtual reality attractions to their guests. VRstudios’ Attraction Management Platform (AMP) enables quick installation and efficient operation of VR attractions. VRstudios launched in 2014 as the first company to offer out-of-home fully immersive VR with free-roaming, wireless and untethered, multi- player capabilities.

  • THE INDUSTRY’S FIRST ARENA-SCALE, MULTI-PLAYER, FREE-ROAMING VIRTUAL REALITY SYSTEM AND COMPREHENSIVE ATTRACTION MANAGEMENT PLATFORM POWERS NEW LOCATION-BASED ENTERTAINMENT VR ATTRACTIONS

    JULY 5, 2017 – Bellevue, WA – VRstudios, the leading provider of globally acclaimed VR solutions for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) is pleased to announce the release of the VRcade Arena system and Attraction Management Platform software. Designed for turnkey installation and operation, and leveraging patent pending technology, the VRcade Arena is the ultimate warehouse-scale virtual reality platform providing multiplayer capabilities that allows up to eight simultaneous users to interact with each other as they participate in a new generation of full-motion, immersive and competitive gaming experiences.

    The VRcade Arena is built on VRstudios’ Attraction Management Platform™ (AMP). AMP integrates 1st and 3rd party hardware and software while providing a comprehensive support and operational environment for entertainment venue owners and operators. AMP enables easy installation and efficient operations including support of essential day-to-day functions required by the facilities’ technicians, operators, and managers. Using role-specific login access, AMP gives businesses and individuals the tools they need to easily operate their VR attraction, manage hardware, software, user profiles and content, gather important data and analytics and view valuable operational reports.

    The VRcade Arena has been specifically designed for commercial entertainment destinations, such as theme & amusement parks, family entertainment centers, cinemas and casinos. AMP allows attraction owners and operators to increase their Return on Investment (ROI) through informed decisions about VR as a part of their business. Protecting their investment, AMP supports the integration of industry standards, innovative technologies and content as they become available.

    “We are excited to release the VRcade Arena, delivering on an original vision of the company conceptualized over five years ago,” said Dave Ruddell, VRstudios’ cofounder and Chief Architect. “From our 40+ VRcade systems installed around the world, we have learned what it takes to build and manage an arena-class product that can push the limits and best practices of the growing LBE industry. The VRcade Arena enables an exciting new level of immersive out-of-home experiences for everyone, from casual VR enthusiasts to serious eSports competitors.”

    The VRcade Arena content strategy includes new VRcade branded titles along with 3rd party titles developed through licensing and co-production agreements. Together with the highest quality industry creative partners, the company plans a robust catalog of gaming experiences for the VRcade Arena that will provide access to unparalleled, fully-immersive VR experiences. The system will ship with content specifically designed to leverage the unique features that can only be experienced in a location-based arena-scale system.

    LBE owners and operators interested in adding leading-edge, immersive VR Attractions to their business may contact VRstudios via email at arena@vrstudios.com for more information or to schedule a demonstration. The VRcade Arena will also be demonstrated at the 2017 IAAPA (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions) Expo in Orlando in November.

    About VRstudios: VRstudios ( www.vrstudios.com) is the VR industry’s premier global provider of Location-Based Entertainment solutions. VRstudios is a turnkey VR solution provider that makes it easy for owners and operators of theme parks, family entertainment centers, cinemas and casinos to offer innovative virtual reality attractions to their guests. VRstudios’ Attraction Management Platform (AMP) enables quick installation and efficient operation of VR attractions. VRstudios launched in 2014 as the first company to offer out-of-home fully immersive VR with free-roaming, wireless and untethered, multi-player capabilities.

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  • VRSTUDIOS TO HIGHLIGHT STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS WITH HEWLETT PACKARD, NVIDIA, HTC VIVE, AUDIOKINETIC AND TPCAST

    NOVEMBER 7, 2017 – Bellevue, WA – VRstudios, the leading provider of globally deployed immersive VR solutions for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE) will be demonstrating the VRcade Arena at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo, November 14-17 in Orlando, FL. The VRcade Arena is the industry’s first arena-scale, multiplayer, free-roaming virtual reality system based on VRstudios’ Attraction Management Platform™ (AMP). It has been developed specifically for commercial applications as a turnkey solution that can be deployed without requiring a custom facility. This is the first time an arena-sized VR attraction has been demonstrated on the show floor of an IAAPA Expo.

    For IAAPA, VRstudios will be exhibiting a 20’x60’ custom configuration of its standard 40’x60’ system and demonstrating various capabilities of the VRcade Arena, AMP and advanced content. Attendees will be able to experience portions of the recently announced, Terminal 17™attraction – an intense, multiplayer adventure game specifically designed for the VRcade Arena. Squads of up to 8 players journey through a massive virtual world by physically walking around the VRcade Arena and using a variety of virtual transportation methods. Players communicate with each other to cooperatively solve puzzles, defend the facility, and advance through multiple levels of Terminal 17.

    Attendees will be able to observe how AMP enables easy installation and efficient operations including support of essential day-to-day functions required by the facilities’ technicians, operators, and managers. AMP provides role-specific login access, gives businesses and individuals the tools they need to easily operate their VR attraction, manage hardware, software, user profiles and content, gather important data and analytics, and view valuable operational reports.

    “VRstudios will be demonstrating the capabilities of the VRcade Arena to IAAPA attendees interested in offering a large scale, high volume attraction that will fascinate and entertain their guests utilizing technology specifically designed for Location-Based Entertainment,” said Kevin Vitale, VRstudios’ CEO. “The VRcade Arena and custom-tailored attractions, such as Terminal 17, provide an unprecedented, fully immersive VR experience that offers an exciting, VR attraction to complement LBE businesses.”

    VRstudios is being supported at the IAAPA Expo by several major technology and game industry companies including Hewlett Packard (HP), NVIDIA, HTC VIVE, Audiokinetic, and TPCAST.  In an ongoing initiative, industry partners are joining the “VRstudios Partner Showcase” to collaborate on innovative solutions and deliver leading attractions to VRstudios’ network of customers.

    LBE owners and operators interested in adding leading-edge, immersive VR Attractions to their business may contact VRstudios via email at iaapa@vrstudios.com for more information or to schedule a demonstration.  Additional information on all of VRstudios’ products can be found at www.vrstudios.com/iaapa

    About VRstudios:
    VRstudios ( www.vrstudios.com) is the VR industry’s premier global provider of Location-Based Entertainment solutions. VRstudios is a turnkey VR solution provider that makes it easy for owners and operators of theme parks, family entertainment centers, cinemas and casinos to offer innovative virtual reality attractions to their guests. VRstudios’ Attraction Management Platform (AMP) enables quick installation and efficient operation of VR attractions. VRstudios launched in 2014 as the first company to offer out-of-home fully immersive VR with free-roaming, wireless and untethered, multi-player capabilities.

    VRstudios Media Contact:
    Ron Davis, Chief Marketing Officer
    rond@vrstudios.com
    Tele: 425-361-5550
    http://www.vrstudios.com