HTC brings virtual reality to National Palace Museum artworks

Want China Times
Date: 2015-10-09

HTC teamed up with Taiwan’s National Palace Museum (NPM) on Thursday

A model uses the HTC Vive headset. (Photo/HTC)

A model uses the HTC Vive headset. (Photo/HTC)

to transform an art exhibition into an interactive showroom, using the HTC Vive virtual reality headset.

Visitors to the museum’s Lang Shining New Media Art Exhibition can now use the Vive headset to explore details of eight paintings by Giuseppe Castiglione, an Italian who served as a Jesuit missionary in China 300 years ago and adopted the Chinese name Lang Shining.

The partnership between HTC and the NPM celebrates the museum’s 90th anniversary and creates more immersive virtual reality experience for users of the Vive, HTC said in a news release.     [FULL  STORY]

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