Tag: tech

Virtual Playground at the Anise Gallery

Published on 01st April 2019

Free Interactive Exhibition for all the Family A virtual playground for lovers of art and technology of all ages awaits you this April at Anise Gallery. Anise Gallery held its first Virtual Reality exhibition in 2015 – transporting visitors into a virtual gallery whilst they sat amongst the real version. An early comparison of the real vs the unreal, and as the technology has advanced Anise has, alongside sister company A-VR, continued to take visitors on more immersive, more ‘goose bump’ inducing journeys.This Spring the Anise Gallery is inviting families to be transported back to the origins of gaming. Did the creator of the first videogame back in 1958 realise the potential for what he was starting? As we progress through the mediums time line, as new discoveries allow for more interaction, more realism we bring you the highlights – Pong, Zork, Asteroids, Super Mario Brothers, Doom, Quake amongst others. Activities: Create your own masterpiece with google tilt brush Design your own cardboard VR headset Design a game character Get your name on the high score list! Opening Times: Monday – Sunday 11am – 5pm Closed Good Friday and Easter Sunday Free Entry More details at www.anise.gallery

New Tower Bridge Virtual Reality App

Published on 18th April 2017

Tower Bridge Exhibition have teamed up with TimeLooper to offer visitors a new virtual reality experience.  Travel back in time and relive incredible moments in the Bridge’s history and London’s past. Download the app and transform your mobile into a time machine! Up on the Walkways, wear your headset and watch on in wonder as crews of labourers work to construct Tower Bridge in the year 1892. Witness the Victorian steam engines spring to life for a bridge lift in 1905; see the crew of oilers, stokers, labourers, and engineers jump into action as they race towards the task at hand. Download the TimeLooper app for free from the Google Play Store or the App Store to step into history now. Headsets can be purchased on site for £3.50.