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The Virtual Capital

Welcome to the future platform for experiences, shopping and social encounters in the beautiful capital of Finland. Virtual Helsinki is digital twin of the Helsinki City centre, created in high-quality 3D for VR by Zoan.

About

About

What is Virtual Helsinki?

The experience ”Virtual Helsinki - Sound of Seasons” takes the audience through all the four seasons of the year. The experience starts from Helsinki’s famous landmark, the empire-style Senate Square and the White Church. The tour continues to the home of architect Alvar Aalto, the father of Nordic design. Finally you will end up to admire the city skyline and the nature of Lonna Island.

How to visit Virtual Helsinki?

Virtual Helsinki is currently available for HTC VIVE, VIVE Cosmos, VIVE Pro, Oculus Rift and for mobile as a YouTube 360 video.
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What is Virtual Helsinki?

The experience ”Virtual Helsinki - Sound of Seasons” takes the audience through all the four seasons of the year. The experience starts from Helsinki’s famous landmark, the empire-style Senate Square and the White Church. The tour continues to the home of architect Alvar Aalto, the father of Nordic design. Finally you will end up to admire the city skyline and the nature of Lonna Island.

How to visit Virtual Helsinki?

Virtual Helsinki is currently available for HTC VIVE, VIVE Cosmos, VIVE Pro, Oculus Rift and for mobile as a YouTube 360 video.

Application

Application

Application

What to do in Virtual Helsinki?

Our interactive Helsinki 3D-model can be used for different purposes: tourism, shopping, training, concerts, simulations & virtual citizenship for example.
In the future there will be v-citizens of Helsinki who can have their home, shop and participate in activities such as concerts, art exhibitions and v-games - all in VR.

Simulation

Future of travelling will happen via virtual reality for many. It can deepen the content of physical experience. The city is based on the present day but it will also have a futuristic and historical versions.

Virtual Tourism

A virtual tourist might move from present day to history, visit places that are difficult to access or go shopping in a virtual souvenir store and have the items delivered home through the mail. Virtual tourism will enable fast trips around the world and meeting other tourists and locals, while being the most eco-friendly way to travel.

What to do in Virtual Helsinki?

Our interactive Helsinki 3D-model can be used for different purposes: tourism, shopping, training, concerts, simulations & virtual citizenship for example.
In the future there will be v-citizens of Helsinki who can have their home, shop and participate in activities such as concerts, art exhibitions and v-games - all in VR.

Simulation

Future of travelling will happen via virtual reality for many. It can deepen the content of physical experience. The city is based on the present day but it will also have a futuristic and historical versions.

Virtual Tourism

A virtual tourist might move from present day to history, visit places that are difficult to access or go shopping in a virtual souvenir store and have the items delivered home through the mail. Virtual tourism will enable fast trips around the world and meeting other tourists and locals, while being the most eco-friendly way to travel.

Making of Virtual Helsinki

ZOAN VRsprint brought together some of the best 3D artists all around the world to polish the virtual Helsinki content to be as realistic as possible.

Unreal Engine

Epic Games Unreal Dev Grants 2019 – become a virtual tourist in Virtual Helsinki by Zoan.

Unreal Engine

The winners of the first Unreal Awards: Experience Design competition were chosen, and ZOAN’s Virtual Helsinki received the second prize.

Fast Company

Helsinki is pursuing new frontiers in digital tourism – thanks to VR you can visit the city without snow boots.

City of Helsinki

Helsinki seeks a million virtual visitors in 2019. The city aims to become the service platform for sustainable tourism.

Unreal Engine

Epic Games Unreal Dev Grants 2019 – become a virtual tourist in Virtual Helsinki by Zoan.

Unreal Engine

The winners of the first Unreal Awards: Experience Design competition were chosen, and ZOAN’s Virtual Helsinki received the second prize.

Fast Company

Helsinki is pursuing new frontiers in digital tourism – thanks to VR you can visit the city without snow boots.

City of Helsinki

Helsinki seeks a million virtual visitors in 2019. The city aims to become the service platform for sustainable tourism.

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