Explore Ancient Rome in Virtual Reality

Unimersiv | January 13, 2017

Hello everyone,

We just released a new VR educational experience that every history buffs and curious minds will love… We named it Rome VR.

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Ancient Rome forever holds a place as one of the most impressive cities ever in the history of humankind. The architecture of the Roman Colosseum rivaled or surpassed even the most advanced modern stadiums. And the sport went far beyond today’s standards for majesty… and brutality. Rome was home to the great civilization of Julius Caesar and dynasties that spanned across the continents.

The empire has long since fallen but you can explore it now, just as it was centuries ago, in Virtual Reality using the Unimersiv app.

You can now explore Ancient Rome using Virtual Reality

Ancient Rome VR - Virtual Reality - Unimersiv

Inside the Roman Forum, right next to the Arch of Septimius Severus.

As its name suggests, this experience lets you explore Ancient Rome in Virtual Reality (available on the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift for now). You will able to discover and learn about all the major monuments that made Rome such a fascinating city including:

  • The Colosseum
  • The Roman Forum
  • The Temple of Venus and Rome
  • The Arch of Constantine
  • The Colossus of Nero
  • The Circus Maximus
  • The Palatine Hill
Temple of Venus - Ancient Rome VR

A view of the Colosseum from the Temple of Venus.

For all of these monuments, we will compare how they looked centuries ago to how they look today using high quality 360° pictures. This will give you the ability to compare Rome as it is today to the legendary Ancient Rome like never before.

A time travel in Ancient Rome using Virtual Reality

To optimize the retention of information we worked with a professional voice actor on the script to let you admire the beauty of Ancient Rome while you will be listening to our voice actor explaining you everything you need to know about the different monuments.

To give you a better idea of the quality of the graphics in the Rome VR experience we decided to share on this article a 360° render of it, here it is:

How to download the Rome VR experience?

The Rome VR experience is available in the Unimersiv app right now. To download it, you will simply have to update our app from the Oculus Store and open it with your Samsung Gear VR. You should then be able to see the Rome VR experience and download it.

We truly hope that you will like our work and as always, feel free to share your feedback about it or about the Unimersiv app with us!

Ancient Rome VR Colosseum - Unimersiv

A view from the side of the Colosseum. You can also see the Temple of Venus and Rome as well as the Colossus of Nero.

Published January 13, 2017 in Unimersiv - 56010

We write about the use of Virtual Reality for non-gaming applications.

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