News

Read our fresh news
16
Oct

WVRF Hosts VR Villa West Bund in Shanghai

A stellar Virtual Reality exhibition at a beautiful museum made of glass – VR Villa West Bund was organized by World VR Forum in partnership with our sponsors: Swissnex China and Pro Helvetia Shanghai, gathering the curious public of Shanghai and some...
Read More
5
Oct

WVRF Promotes VR with EBU at Cross Video Days

At the debut of autumn’s spookiest month, World VR Forum’s Ellen Kuo, Director of Market and Partnerships and Maria Guta, Content Manager along with European Broadcasting Union took off to Paris, France to attend Cross Video Days, a unique marketplace for innovators to...
Read More
19
May

WVRF 2017 Hosts the VR Market

The WVRF’s Annual Summit gathered more than 3,000 international attendees from across the globe and brought together various VR/AR content providers from creative, technical as well as research fields. It is a unique event that draws VR/AR leaders and enthusiasts in the...
Read More
18
May

Tesla – The Supercomputer Vehicle at WVRF 2017

Through VR you can walk around Times Square or drive an amazing car, immerse yourself in a video game or an interactive movie with no physical limits. Tesla electric cars – the brilliant invention of the genius Elon Musk, light years ahead...
Read More
11
May

China – Country of Honour 2017

At the World VR Forum’s second Annual Summit, we were delighted to welcome Chinese guests from academia and VR/AR industry experts, to official alliance of VR industries in China, at Le Regent Congress Center, in Cras-Montana, from 11 to 14 May. A...
Read More
29
Mar

CineGlobe Goes VR for its 10th Anniversary

As spring rolled around the corner, CineGlobe kicked off its 10th anniversary with the seventh edition of a much awaited, week-long Film Festival at CERN, themed Myths and Realities, with traditional short films and Virtual Reality in the mix, organized and presented by...
Read More
22
Sep

Swiss Embassy Beijing welcomes the World VR Forum

The theme of the event was Experience Crans-Montana in Switzerland which was held at the Swiss Embassy, Beijing on September 21, 2016. Accompanied by Mr. Bruno Huggler, Director of Crans-Montana Tourisme & Congress and Mr. Thomas Allemann, Chief Representative of Fert Chinagate,...
Read More
15
Sep

WVRF @TIFF 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival TIFF is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually. An entire section named POP has given space for VR at the festival this year for the last weekend. Upstreaming...
Read More
24
Jun

WVRF @China Internet Conference – Salar Shahna

China’s 15th Internet Conference organized by the ISC (Internet Society of China) took place at Beijing International Convention Center in the midst of everyone’s favorite season, 21-23 June, 2016.   The ISC is a Chinese non-governmental organization made up of 140 members...
Read More
23
Jun

Interview @Sunny Side of the Doc

Partners of the VR Lab, Salar Shahna, Creative Director and Delphine Seitiee, Executive Director, co-founders of the World VR Forum, answered our questions. — Consult the interview here.
20
May

RTS Play

VS: Crans-Montana accueille un salon entièrement dédié à la réalité virtuelle Une rencontre qui permet de regrouper des spécialistes de tous bords.
15
May

Canal9 #WVRF16

Immersion dans le 1er salon de la réalité virtuelle à Crans-Montana 2016, année de la réalité virtuelle. Avec l’arrivée sur le marché des casques compatibles avec nos smartphones, c’est un nouveau tournant pour ce média déjà âgé de plus de 20 ans....
Read More
5
May

Bilan parle du WVRF

La réalité virtuelle fait son show à Crans-Montana Et si l’univers de la réalité virtuelle constituait le nouveau secteur moteur de l’économie digitale? L’année 2016 voit arriver sur le marché des équipements et des services. Et la Suisse entend se placer dans...
Read More
28
Apr

House of Switzerland writes about us

From 6 to 8 May 2016, the Crans-Montana resort in Valais will host the first World Virtual Reality Forum. Michel Reilhac will chair this event, which intends to “showcase the technology’s ability to adapt and become more democratic”. “The event aims to...
Read More
23
Apr

Listen to us on WRS

Clayton Doherty from the World VR Forum joined Katt in the WRS studio and let her try on the goggles mid-chat! You’re seeing a studio, but Katt is perched on a glacier 3000m above sea level! Here’s the interview that was aired...
Read More
17
Apr

Find us on Richard’s blog

Virtual Reality Advertising At this moment in time Virtual Reality is an abstract notion for most people. It is easy to find news features and documentaries speaking about the potential of the medium. The video above is the most effective demonstration of...
Read More
14
Apr

Find us on Virtual Reality Reporter

WVRF 2016 Taking Place @ CONGRESS CENTER LE REGENT, SWITZERLAND on May 6-8 Crans-Montana is hosting the first annual summit of the WVRF, international organization dedicated to virtual and augmented reality with headquarters in Geneva. Virtual reality (VR) is an entirely new medium that...
Read More
13
Apr

Le Temps parle du World VR Forum

Le journal quotidien Suisse Le Temps a rédigé un article dans sa rubrique Sciences et présente le World VR Forum. Consultez l’article ici. — Crans Montana, future capitale de la réalité virtuelle? La station valaisanne accueillera le premier World VR Forum du...
Read More
11
Feb

WVRF Event @MoonBoot

Like a visit to the moon, it’s impossible to describe Virtual Reality to someone who’s never been there. So come and try your first Virtual Reality (VR) experience at the Moon Boot Bar, Friday February 20th, from 7 to 10 pm. The...
Read More