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EAS 2017: Frontgrid and Simworx launch 'world first' VR attraction
27 Sep 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Frontgrid launched ParadropVR in a press conference at EAS17
Industry newcomer Frontgrid has partnered with media-based dynamic simulation attraction developer Simworx to launch a 'world first' virtual reality attraction at this year's Euro Attractions Show (EAS).

Called ParadropVR, the VR attraction is designed to provide an immersive experience that realistically simulates the feeling of flying on a paraglider. The ride features a smooth up and down motion that incorporates sudden drops and smooth deceleration, making the rider feel as though they are actually flying in the sky. ParadropVR also features an interactive gaming element where riders score points by flying through a series of targets as they descend back down to earth.

"Our mission is to create world first, iconic adventure experiences with strong brands and protectable IP, underpinned by disruptive, high growth, high return business models," said Frontgrid CEO Matt Wells, who is also a former British Army Paratrooper.

"ParadropVR is a totally new concept, designed for use in a wide range of venues including theme parks, destination attractions, FECs, cinemas and cruise ships. It also offers a number of different theming and content options and a modular design that provides high hourly capacity and low operating costs."

Check back with Attractions Management during the week for all the latest breaking news coming from EAS 2017.
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EAS 2017: Frontgrid and Simworx launch 'world first' VR attraction
27 Sep 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Frontgrid launched ParadropVR in a press conference at EAS17
Industry newcomer Frontgrid has partnered with media-based dynamic simulation attraction developer Simworx to launch a 'world first' virtual reality attraction at this year's Euro Attractions Show (EAS).

Called ParadropVR, the VR attraction is designed to provide an immersive experience that realistically simulates the feeling of flying on a paraglider. The ride features a smooth up and down motion that incorporates sudden drops and smooth deceleration, making the rider feel as though they are actually flying in the sky. ParadropVR also features an interactive gaming element where riders score points by flying through a series of targets as they descend back down to earth.

"Our mission is to create world first, iconic adventure experiences with strong brands and protectable IP, underpinned by disruptive, high growth, high return business models," said Frontgrid CEO Matt Wells, who is also a former British Army Paratrooper.

"ParadropVR is a totally new concept, designed for use in a wide range of venues including theme parks, destination attractions, FECs, cinemas and cruise ships. It also offers a number of different theming and content options and a modular design that provides high hourly capacity and low operating costs."

Check back with Attractions Management during the week for all the latest breaking news coming from EAS 2017.
MORE PRODUCTS
Aquatic Development Group appoints new COO
Aquatic Development Group has named Bruce Quay as its new COO.
Picsolve signs five-year deal with Caesars Entertainment
Digital content solutions specialist Picsolve has announced a new and exclusive partnership with casino and resorts giant Caesars Entertainment.
Frontgrid shortlisted for 'Innovative Business' award
VR attractions company Frontgrid, has been named as a finalist in this years North Wales Business Leader awards.
The Field Museum partners with Atlantic Productions for new digital dinosaur exhibit
The Field Museum in Chicago, US, has partnered with Emmy and BAFTA award-winning media production company, Atlantic Productions, to develop a new digital exhibit.
MORE PRODUCTS >
LATEST JOBS
Theme Park Resort Duty Manager - Operations
Gulliver's Theme Park
Salary: Competitive
Location: Matlock Bath, Matlock, UK
Educational Ranger
Center Parcs Ltd
Salary: £8.82 Per Hour
Location: Wiltshire, UK
Activity Instructor
Girlguiding UK
Salary: Competitive
Location: London, UK
Head Lifeguard/ Duty Officer
Brean Splash
Salary: Hourly rate up to £8.50 per hour - 44 hours per week
Location: Somerset, UK
Pool Manager
Brean Splash
Salary: £21,000 - £26,000 per annum
Location: Somerset, UK
Tour Operations Manager
The Football Association
Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: Wembley, UK



 
 
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EAS 2017: Frontgrid and Simworx launch 'world first' VR attraction
27 Sep 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Frontgrid launched ParadropVR in a press conference at EAS17
Industry newcomer Frontgrid has partnered with media-based dynamic simulation attraction developer Simworx to launch a 'world first' virtual reality attraction at this year's Euro Attractions Show (EAS).

Called ParadropVR, the VR attraction is designed to provide an immersive experience that realistically simulates the feeling of flying on a paraglider. The ride features a smooth up and down motion that incorporates sudden drops and smooth deceleration, making the rider feel as though they are actually flying in the sky. ParadropVR also features an interactive gaming element where riders score points by flying through a series of targets as they descend back down to earth.

"Our mission is to create world first, iconic adventure experiences with strong brands and protectable IP, underpinned by disruptive, high growth, high return business models," said Frontgrid CEO Matt Wells, who is also a former British Army Paratrooper.

"ParadropVR is a totally new concept, designed for use in a wide range of venues including theme parks, destination attractions, FECs, cinemas and cruise ships. It also offers a number of different theming and content options and a modular design that provides high hourly capacity and low operating costs."

Check back with Attractions Management during the week for all the latest breaking news coming from EAS 2017.
 


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