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Virtual Reality In Sydney Is Expanding Into The Team-Building Activities’ Marketplace

A new space has opened up in Kent Street in Sydney, Virtual Reality Rooms. This place is using the power of virtual reality to offer experiences for team bonding in Sydney, which can then be translated into workplace coherence if the teams come from corporates. People can come in groups to experience the adventures here or can also come as individuals and be paired up with others. Either way, most people who complete this note how much importance their adventures had to expanding their teamwork skills.

There are currently only two types of experiences on offer here, but the beauty of this is that these experiences cannot be offered elsewhere and this is the only place for team bonding in Sydney that uses virtual reality.

One of these experiences was of escaping from a space station. Virtual reality in zero gravity can be rather daunting. The individuals may have been firmly placed in the real world but the zero gravity of the virtual reality tends to make a few people nauseous. The team members were asked to find a way to escape from the space station. This adventure was so designed that some parts of it required 4 people to progress and it wouldn’t have been able to progress without all four members of the team pitching in. The second experience is of a murder mystery where teams will have to work together to retrieve a kidnapped young girl.

One important point to note here is the use of high-end graphics hardware for the VR headsets. The use of powerful technology is required when creating a virtual reality space, so Virtual Reality Rooms used Nvidia 1080 graphics cards to power their displays. This was used in conjunction with high end computing hardware from Asus, and Leap Motion sensors. These motion sensors invariably stole the show. They captured the movements of the hands and legs without the need for haptic gloves. This motion was then translated into the game as motion of the hands and legs of the in-game characters. Most people were smitten by tis technology, and could not get enough of it. These high-end graphics and impeccable use of up-to-date technology comes at a cost though. Each individual has to pay $49 to play on weekdays and $59 on weekends.

The Result Of Mega Events

It is not always that event hire in Sydney get to organize big events such as those hosted by celebrities or the super rich. On the contrary, what does it mean for a country if it won a bid to host mega events such as the Olympic Games? It takes years to plan the entire event, billions of investment and construction. Everyone is hyped up on the actual event as red carpets welcome visitors and media personalities from all over the world. What happens when the event is over? What is the impact on the host country’s economic and environmental sector? Does the mega event result to a big change on locals and humans in general?

This is the questions that are running through the mind of Jason Bocarro, a professor at the NC State teaching under the College of Natural Resources. He is currently studying the effects of programs for sports and recreation in terms of public health.

He discussed the legacy that the host country can benefit from mega events in terms of the social, environmental and economic impact. He explained that these legacies only started in Olympic Movement and the aim of the organization to make the event legit, gain acknowledgement in the international stage and add to its power through self-promotion.

Local sporting events on a large scale followed suit. Legacies left by such events are also a way of organizations to justify the amount of money spent on it and the considerable number of infrastructure developed for the event.

It is common for countries bidding to be the host of global events such as Olympics because they claim that the citizens will be able to benefit from it. When Mr. Bocarrowas asked, he answered that the impact of the mega events can be denied but the fact is that these events did not meet the expectations of the nations in improving their economic and non-economic sector.

In the case of event hire in Sydney organizing small to big events, the opportunity will give them the chance to promote their business as well as gain experience from the events.