Nobel Museum Partners With HTC Vive To Launch First VR Exhibit12:32 AM
Coinciding with Nobel Week commemorating the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony, HTC Corporation and the Nobel Museum have announced a partnership to create the first virtual reality experience showcasing the contributions of Nobel laureates.
The Nobel Museum and HTC Vive are creating the virtual reality app for a Vive VR exhibit at the Nobel Museum Exhibition in Dubai in February 2017.
"The Nobel Museum is extremely happy about the collaboration with HTC regarding the development of a VR experience where the Nobel Prize in physics will be visualized," Dr. Olov Amelin, Director of the Nobel Museum, said.The Nobel Prize is an institution that is entirely based on recognizing great contributions to humanity.
"We're thrilled to partner with the Nobel Museum as they join virtual reality ecosystem, recognizing the power of VR to deliver memorable and lasting experiences," Rikard Steiber, President of Viveport and SVP of VR at HTC, said. "We believe that the mysteries of space and physics can best be explained when you experience the breakthrough achievements of Nobel Prize winners in VR - imagine being there when the Big Bang happens, or view the Northern Lights up close."The initiative with the Nobel Museum is the latest in HTC Vive's effort to bring VR to art, education and culture.
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