Experience China Event Brings Chinese Culture To Finland By A VR Exhibition Hall

HELSINKI, July 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 29th, a high-tech VR exhibition hall from China met the Finnish people in Helsinki. In the exhibition room, the Finnish visitors got a chance to learn about China by high-tech virtual reality (VR) interaction. They were no longer bound by space and time and participated in a Chinese culture carnival with the help of VR technologies.

Experience China Event Brings Chinese Culture To Finland By A VR Exhibition Hall
Experience China Event Brings Chinese Culture To Finland By A VR Exhibition Hall

Experience China in Finland-- Hi China VR Show, hosted by the State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China and the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Finland, organized by the China Intercontinental Communication Center and the Gbtimes Group, adopts an entire new way to present China to the world. In the 6 sections of the show, with the help of cutting-edge VR technologies, audiences are able to explore Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes, walk in Potala Palace, and intimately contact with Chinese millennium-old legion in the Qin Shi Huang's tomb Pit No.1. Among those experience zones, Spaceflight Dream of China zone, which is based on Chinese StepVR Space positioning technology, drew the most people's attention. In this experience zone, an audience can become the protagonist of a thousand-year story about spaceflight dream of China, and he/she can freely walk in a 100 m2 around area and cross the Chinese history, to enjoy an interactive experience of witnessing how the Chinese people realizing their thousand-year dream of ascending to the outer space.

The show is designed and organized by the China Intercontinental Communication Center, which is one of the earliest media organizations that applied VR technology to the cultural industry in China. After over 6 months of preparation, the China Intercontinental Communication Center restores many giant scenes of China in a limited exhibition hall, and provides the oversea audiences an in-door opportunity to personally perceive Chinese brilliant history and rapid development at present. The purpose of the show is to explore a creative way of expressing China to the world, through which people from different countries can walk into China from thousands of miles away, and personally experience a real China.

According to the person in charge of the show, the China Intercontinental Communication Center has been exploring the application of VR, AR and other related technologies on media communication for years, and established New Media International Joint Laboratory with Dell, AMD, G-Wearables, Nokia etc. in 2016; the contents provided by this show are all based on the most advanced technology over the world. The person in charge also said, VR might be the last screen of mankind. With the technology advancing, from television, computer to mobile phone, human beings are using increasingly smaller screen to communicate. Therefore, this event wishes that VR could open the door of time and space, and invite people from different countries to each other's world, to shorten the distance between people and enhance mutual understanding.

The Hi China VR Show is the first large-scale overseas promotional activity with VR interactive technology. It is also the first time that Finnish people really walk into China and experience China in scenes created by high-tech. In Finnish people's exclamation on such spectacular scenes, the Dunhuang, the Terracotta Army, and the Silk Road has become a memory of experiencing China.

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Source: China Intercontinental Communication Center