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First Life VR Wins Innovation Award

May 19, 2016

The First Life virtual reality experience has won a Museum & Heritage Award for Innovation, given jointly to Alchemy VR and the Natural History Museum in London. Narrated by David Attenborough, this immersive experience takes audiences into the depths of the Cambrian oceans to the very dawn of life where they encounter the first animals ever to live on this […]

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First Life VR Wins Innovation Award

May 19, 2016

The First Life virtual reality experience has won a Museum & Heritage Award for Innovation, given jointly to Alchemy VR, one of the companies within the Atlantic Productions group, and the Natural History Museum in London. Narrated by David Attenborough, this immersive experience takes audiences into the depths of the Cambrian oceans to the very dawn of life where they […]

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Great Barrier Reef Virtual Reality Experience at The Australian Museum

April 19, 2016

After a remarkably successful sell-out run at London’s Natural History Museum, David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Virtual Reality Dive experience is now at The Australia Museum in Sydney. Audiences get the chance to sit next to Sir David and explore the astonishing plants and wildlife of the Great Barrier Reef in a state-of-the-art submersible, as featured in the […]

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Alchemy VR shortlisted for the Museum and Heritage Awards

March 15, 2016

Alchemy VR and the Natural History Museum have been shortlisted in the Innovation category at the prestigious Museums and Heritage Awards for First Life: A Virtual Reality Experience. The experience was Alchemy’s first major VR collaboration with David Attenborough and the first of its kind in a museum. The awards are taking place in London […]

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YOU CAN NOW DIVE THE GREAT BARRIER REEF WITH ATTENBOROUGH IN VR

December 4, 2015

Esteemed broadcaster David Attenborough has joined forces with the Natural History Museum to offer visitors a unique VR experience which will “bring you to face to face with the extraordinary community” of the Great Barrier Reef. Read the full WIRED article here.

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A Look at the Museum of the Future

October 19, 2015

There’s a revolution afoot inside museums as technology sparks experiments in exhibit design. From virtual reality to 4-D films, read the full article from the Wall Street Journal to find out what to expect. Here’s what the WSJ had to say about ‘David Attenborough’s First Life Virtual Reality Experience’ London’s Natural History Museum scored a popular hit with “First […]

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A Look at the Museum of the Future

October 19, 2015

There’s a revolution afoot inside museums as technology sparks experiments in exhibit design. From virtual reality to 4-D films, read the full article from the Wall Street Journal to find out what to expect. Here’s what the WSJ had to say about ‘David Attenborough’s First Life Virtual Reality Experience’   London’s Natural History Museum scored a popular hit with […]

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First Life VR Wins World Summit Award

October 12, 2015

We are pleased to announce that First Life VR was among the 40 winners of UN- based World Summit Award, showcasing the world’s best practices in digital innovation. Amid 39 projects from 24 countries First Life VR will be honoured with the World Summit Award. In front of UN representatives, ICT ministries and the private sector Alchemy VR will […]

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Power To The Pixel: First Life VR Previews At ‘Virtual Stories’ Exhibition

October 10, 2015

Virtual Stories (10-18 Oct) Power to the Pixel and BFI London Film Festival invite you to experience the latest in virtual reality and immersive storytelling at this free exhibition at BFI IMAX. Exhibiting 16 projects from some of the world’s greatest VR creators, audience members will experience an immersive journey into the world of VR stories, spanning […]

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