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Find the latest news and press coverage on The Edge VR, a new virtual reality technology company. Learn more about the team's patented technology and advanced techniques to create totally immersive VR experiences. Visit the showcase location in Croton on Hudson, New York for The Edge of Space VR experience.
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2022 Best of Business "Best Team Building Experience" Award
September 2, 2022
When a team travels somewhere new together, it is a bonding experience - even if that place is a virtual one.
Founder Adam Anfiteatro says the social aspect of interacting in that world feels surreal. "The fact that you see yourself and others as avatars inside the virtual world - you also interact with physical items in the play space - adds to a level of immersion that you can't get in any other experience."
The Edge VR Expands the Virtual Reality Scene in Westchester
August 10, 2022
Virtual reality has grown increasingly popular over the years, and The Edge VR gives Westchesterites a place to test the technology.
Virtual gaming has definitely gained traction in recent years. Mark Zuckerberg’s launch of Meta last year catapulted the concept of augmented reality and virtual reality (VR) into everyday conversation, and the technology has been majorly trending. According to Fortune Business Insights, the global VR market is projected to grow from nearly $8 billion in 2021 to more than $53 billion in 2028.
Amongst hundreds of nominations from across the world, The Edge VR has been chosen as a 2022 Finalist for "Innovative VR Company of the Year". It is an honor to be included on this short list of emerging tech companies.
The 6th International VR Awards will take place on December 1, 2022 in Rotterdam, Netherlands during Immersive Tech Week.
The Edge VR Brings Full Body Tracking To The Next Level
June 10, 2022
Accurate full body tracking is an essential enabler of immersive virtual reality experiences, but traditional tracking technologies have their fair share of limitations, from requiring VR users to wear bulky harnesses to depending on expensive cameras that need line of sight to work properly.
Now, The Edge VR is bringing full body tracking to the next level with its groundbreaking magnetically tracked VR platform.
The Edge VR Debuts Magnetic VR Tracking Platform
June 8, 2022
The Edge VR, a company building magnetic tracking technologies for room-scale environments, announced last week it had opened its first experience centre to demo its proprietary tracking platform.
Its cutting-edge technologies are deployed for immersive entertainment, education, and training use cases and were featured at the opening of its Experience Centre in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.
"Six years of extensive research and experience in the VR industry have given us a deeper understanding of the current limited offerings and the potential beyond what has been accomplished so far. As a result, we’ve successfully opened up a world of possibilities," said Adam Anfiteatro, Founder & CEO of The Edge VR. "As an emerging technology, we fully appreciate the limitless possibilities virtual reality presents. After years of research and trial and error, we are excited to see all the pieces come together."
The Edge VR has announced its unprecedented ability to rapidly deploy a high-quality, multi-person experience in a room-scale environment using patented magnetic tracking technology. The company has revealed revolutionary technology that tracks players and objects through a proprietary method of precise physical and virtual alignment. When combined with magnetic tracking, this results in a non-occlusive capability to interact with the physical world.
The Edge VR, a provider of room-scale virtual reality (VR) entertainment, training and immersive education solutions, has recently announced the launch of its new magnetically tracked, full body VR platform, which provides the ability to deploy high-quality, multi-person experiences in a room-scale environment using the company’s patented magnetic tracking technology.
The Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality & Mixed Reality Industries are so exciting. What is coming around the corner? How will these improve our lives? What are the concerns we should keep an eye out for? Aside from entertainment, how can VR or AR help work or other parts of life? To address this, we had the pleasure of interviewing Adam Anfiteatro.
WHITE PLAINS, NY, USA, April 20, 2022/EINPresswire.com/ --
The Edge VR opened in September 2021 as New York’s most immersive, full-body virtual reality experience. Next month, the team will be taking a special demo version of their VR experience to White Plains for a pop-up event at Westchester’s White Plains Galleria mall...
December 16, 2021
Secure your headset and join us as we take a Road Trip: Close to Home to the edge of space!
The Edge VR in Croton is a new experience that makes your trip to the stars a little more accessible through virtual reality.
"What we try to do is elicit that very visceral emotion that you get when you're inside of here that connects you with the virtual world,” says owner Adam Anfiteatro.
BUSINESS Westchester/Rockland Journal News by Heather Clark
October 12, 2021
Taking a trip to outer space just got a little easier for those living on earth in the lower Hudson Valley.
A new virtual reality experience, The Edge VR, has opened in Croton-on-Hudson. It promises to bring customers to "the edge of space" through the use of "interactive and innovative" multi-player virtual reality.
The technology allows visitors to experience a virtual reality escape room combination without tethers as they maneuver through five environments virtually, and 20 x 20 square feet of space filled with physical props.
by Sascha Brodsky
May 14, 2021
"The system uses magnetic tracking and motion capture. Because the new technique doesn't require line of sight to track the player's body, close-quarter multiplayer games and applications will be possible," Adam Anfiteatro, CEO of The Edge VR, said in an email interview.