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THEME PARKS: RIDE TO THE FUTURE WITH TWILIGHT & DREAMCRAFT

6 November 2019- Theme parks: Ride to the future with Twilight & DreamCraft Theme parks are magical places where high technology and high capacity collide, and people can experience the future first-hand. This year, DreamCraft Attractions and CAVU Designwerks launched The Twilight Saga: Midnight Ride attraction at one of China’s premier theme parks. Not only is hand tracking from Ultraleap [...]

MODULAR VR HEADSET IS MADE FOR AMUSEMENT PARKS

5 November 2019- Ben Coxworth/New Atlas Dreamcraft Attractions animation director Tony De Waal demonstrates the DreamSet headset at the VR/AR Global Summit Virtual reality headsets are increasingly being put to use at theme parks, in setups that move around in accordance to what wearers are experiencing in the VR world. A new modular headset [...]

MIDNIGHT RIDE PROFILE

1st November 2019- Entering the world of The Twilight Saga, Midnight Ride is a VR experience taking guests on a motorcycle thrill ride with Jacob and his Wolf Pack. Using a real-world motorcycle on a user controlled motion base, guests wearing headsets ride through a moonlit setting. On the ride, vampires are on the [...]

BUSCH GARDENS AIMS TO PERFECT VR THRILL RIDES WITH LATEST IMMERSIVE ATTRACTION

7th August 2019- Battle For Eire maximizes rider capacity with a streamlined fitting process. Despite serving as a perfect tool for enhancing and augmenting conventional thrill rides, VR technology has yet to find its footing in the world of theme park entertainment. We’ve seen multiple attempts at integrating the technology in the past, such [...]

CASE STUDY: VIVE SOLVES VR FOR THEME PARKS WITH BUSCH GARDENS PROJECT

1st August 2019- BACKGROUND Busch Gardens Williamsburg is a stunning 135-acre action-adventure park based on authentic European themes. It has been voted the World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park by the National Amusement Park Historical Association every year since 1990. Fully aware that guests are always looking for the next and best thing in entertainment, [...]

LIONSGATE ENTERTAINMENT WORLD OPENS IN CHINA

1st August 2019- Lionsgate Entertainment World (LEW), Asia's first movie-themed vertical theme park, has opened during the first phase of Novotown, an integrated tourism and entertainment destination on the island of Hengqin in Zhuhai, China. The 240,000 sq ft (22296 sq m) park, which opened on 31 July 19, was designed by Thinkwell Group, [...]

INSIDE ‘THE HUNGER GAMES’ WORLD AT CHINA’S NEW ADULT THEME PARK

24th July 2019- Hollywood film studio Lionsgate opens its first adult-oriented Asian theme park this Summer with Lionsgate Entertainment World, launching in Hengqin, Zhuhai. The studio partnered with the Thinkwell Group and Village Roadshow Theme Parks to create the stunning movie-themed vertical park over multiple floors. Lionsgate Entertainment World worked with CAVU Designwerks, Dreamcraft Attractions, [...]

VR ATTRACTIONS TRENDS AT INFOCOMM 2019: SOCIAL INTERACTION AND GAME MECHANICS

3rd July 2019- Blooloop partnered with AVIXA at its recent InfoComm exhibition and trade show to deliver an education session on VR attractions trends.InfoComm is a world-leading audiovisual trade fair. It is also the biggest in North America for audiovisual (AV) communications professionals.Ready player two?The session examined how out-of-home VR attractions are evolving to create experiences that [...]

LIONSGATE ENTERTAINMENT WORLD VERTICAL THEME PARK ANNOUNCES OPENING DATE

2nd July 2019- Lionsgate Entertainment World has announced its opening date. The movie-themed vertical theme park has set the grand opening for July 31. Village Roadshow will be the operator for Lionsgate Entertainment World, which is part of Lai Sun Group’s Novotown Hengqin on Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, China. The park was designed by global design and production [...]

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