XR Hub

a Digital Innovation Hub of XR technologies – co-creation and learning for artists, entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists, students and enthusiasts.

Showroom & Services

Showroom & services

no. 1 XR showroom presenting the fruits of Finnish XR expertise to the world.

Activities

Activities

A link between university students and Finnish VR/AR companies through events, meetups, workshops and showcases with industry partners.

Events

Match Up The XR Event

Welcome to meet & greet & experience the Finnish XR – Pre-Slush XR Match Up is an annual evening event in Helsinki, just before Slush, focusing on XR startups and technologies and creative industry.

18th Sep 2019 - Digijaos: vierailu XR Centeriin / fin

In Finnish / Tule kuulemaan viestinnän uusista, tulevaisuuden tuulista; miten uudet XR-teknologiat tulevat muokkaamaan myös viestinnän ammattilaisen työtä. Aamu alkaa aamupalalla, jonka lomassa Helsinki XR Centerin henkilökunta esittelee keskuksen toimintaa. Tilaisuudessa  pääset itse kokemaan ja kokeilemaan erilaisia XR ja AR sovelluksia ja teknologioita  XR Showroomissa. / Tilaisuus valitettavasti loppuunmyyty.

19th & 20th Oct 2019 - VR-animaatiokurssi / fin

In Finnish / Kurssilla opitaan virtuaalimaalauksen ja -animoinnin perusteet käyttämällä Oculus Quill -ohjelmaa. Kurssilla opitaan myös kameran animointia ja teoksen jatkojalostaminen interaktiiviseen selainympäristöön tai 360-videoalustoihin. Kouluttajina toimivat saksalaiset huippuammattilaiset Piers Goffart ja Eric Giessmann. Kurssi järjestetään lauantaina 19. päivä ja sunnuntaina 20. päivä lokakuuta Helsinki XR-Center:in tiloissa Arabianrannassa. HUOM! Kurssi on tällä hetkellä täynnä. 

20th Nov 2019 - Match Up The XR Event

Welcome to meet & greet & experience the Finnish XR!

Pre-Slush XR Match Up is an annual evening event in Helsinki, just before Slush, focusing on XR startups and technologies and creative industry. Now the event hosts 400+ attendees in the Metropolia Arabia Creative campus at Helsinki Arabia Design and Creative district. This year the main organizer is brand new Helsinki XR Center together with Metropolia UAS & FIVR – Finnish Virtual Reality Association.

Match Up The XR Event

Welcome to meet & greet & experience the Finnish XR – Pre-Slush XR Match Up is an annual evening event in Helsinki, just before Slush, focusing on XR startups and technologies and creative industry.

News

Two womans cutting the red Ribbon of XR Showroom

Helsinki XR Center Opened – the place to be for the Nordic extended reality family

The center for extended reality (HXRC) in Helsinki held its Grand Opening on Thursday 5th September 2019. We can't even describe how amazing we feel after the great day we had at Helsinki XR Center. Our Grand Opening went super well and we want to say a huge thank you to everyone who took part in this big day. We appreciate your support so much.

About

Helsinki XR Center – the home of Extended Realities opens its doors in early 2019.

Located in Helsinki Arabia next to Metropolia University of Applied Sciences culture campus, HXRC will be an incubator for talent, a cultural hub for co-creation and learning for all XR artists, entrepreneurs, engineers, scientists, students and enthusiasts. HXRC aims to become the largest innovation, development and startup center in the Nordics dedicated to VR and AR technologies.

Helsinki XR Center is operated by Metropolia University of Applied Sciences together with Finnish Virtual Reality Association FIVR. The Center is powered by the City of Helsinki, Business Finland.

Partners

Team

TIINA VUORIO

TIINA VUORIO

Project Lead

tiina.vuorio(at)helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 50 523 8819

SANTERI SUOMINEN

SANTERI SUOMINEN

XR Curator, contents, ecosystem

santeri.suominen(at)helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 44 509 0392

SANTERI SAARINEN

SANTERI SAARINEN

Technology expert, R&D projects

santeri.saarinen(at)helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 40 141 2553

HANNES JESAR

HANNES JESAR

Startup expert, facilities

hannes.jesar(at)helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 40 688 5662

MIRA SIMSIÖ

MIRA SIMSIÖ

Producer, Comms & Events

mira.simsio(at)helsinkixrcenter.com
+358 40 663 2329

OSSI HYNÖNEN

OSSI HYNÖNEN

Project Assistant, Comms & Events

ossi.hynonen(at)helsinkixrcenter.com

MEERI LEHTO

MEERI LEHTO

Project Assistant, Comms & Events

meeri.lehto(at)helsinkixrcenter.com

Advisors

ANTTI LAURIKAINEN

ANTTI LAURIKAINEN

XR Advisor - Metropolia UAS

antti.laurikainen(at)helsinkixrcenter.com

ALEKSIS KARME

ALEKSIS KARME

XR Advisor - FIVR

aleksis.karme(at)helsinkixrcenter.com

PÄIVI KERÄNEN

PÄIVI KERÄNEN

EU Advisor - Metropolia UAS

paivi.keranen(at)helsinkixrcenter.com

Location & Follow us

Hämeentie 135 A, 00560 Helsinki

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