Mai Arakida Izsak
Step into a boat to discover a virtual oasis in the middle of the ocean.
Royal Escape is a VR installation where users are transported to the middle of the ocean and can touch the virtual water. There is a physical inflatable boat that aligns perfectly with the virtual boat, and two large buckets on either side filled with beads instead of water. By attaching a Leap Motion to the VR headset, users can also see their own hands, which enhances the illusion and reality of the oasis. Classical music and the sound of birds emanate from the virtual ocean as the user sits back, relax and take it all in. The experience is ongoing and self-running so the users can guide themselves in and out of the headset at their own pace.
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