VR Cafe launches in Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Media tech firm Explore Media will showcase virtual reality and other technological advances at VR Cafe: A Night of Tech Immersion at Stereo Bar, downtown at 622 Central Ave. The event is free and open to the public, and will showcase art pieces and installations in addition to featuring virtual reality and video game demonstrations and projection mapping.
The VR Café will introduce the newest advancements in tech and the local talent producing it through the immersive, experience-based activities of virtual reality. Computer-generated graphics are projected onto objects, creating a more 3D image and increased visual stimulation.
Explore Media wants to educate the public and is working with the University of New Mexico to begin a curriculum around virtual reality. Explore also works with Central New Mexico Community College to produce a dual credit film course.
The firm worked on ARVRUS, a virtual reality platform during their recent stint with ABQid.
Source: Albuquerque Business First