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Despite of the COVID-19 setbacks, the year of 2020 has been very productive to our XR developer teams. In this article we open up what 2020 was like in the eyes of our teams, and show you some numbers – take a look!

Today we will be telling you a little bit about XR Hub team Imarre! This team is currently building a prototype of a children’s book which has Augmented Reality (AR) built inside the story. Imarre is concerned about the growing trend of children not reading enough books, as reading increases readers’ dialectics and prevents being credulous.

Helsinki XR Center team arranged something special for the XR Community in Finland – an experimental immersive technology conference – Match XR 2020. The event was held in 25 November in Virtual Reality. Over 900 people from all over the world attended the event.

At Match XR 2020 you get to experience the current state of Finnish XR industry: the event is full of interesting speeches, panel discussions and presentations. For Finnish virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) companies Match XR gives a chance to shine and connect globally, and for international audiences it offers an unique opportunity to meet and experience the professionals of the Finnish XR field in a special way. Read more about the event from this article.

Helsinki XR Center is partnering up with VRDays Europe, a 3-day conference and exhibition on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality content, creativity and innovation. Read more about the nature of the partnership from this article.

Today we are introducing to you our XR Hub team called Flat Earth Productions! This one-person team by Timo Polvinen creates VR applications, and is currently focused on developing Virtual Art Museums. We asked Timo about his projects, why he became a part of the XR Hub, overall thoughts about extended reality, and more!

An article about Helsinki XR Center was recently published on a Finnish digital industry focused online magazine called IteWiki. It’s headline goes like this: Helsinki XR Center is a meeting place for Finnish VR and AR industry – “Without XR Hub our product development would be further behind compared to where we are now”

Let us introduce to you ur XR Hub team Path A! Path A concentrates on applying XR technologies to contemporary art, and their missio team’s mission is to research how XR technologies can be used when making or experiencing art.

This time we are introducing to you the XR Hub team called 361!

This one-person team by Timo Wright makes immersive 360/VR documentary films. Timo believes that VR and 360 can let the viewer immerse themselves into a compelling story in interesting ways – and we totally agree! Re

This time we will introduce to you our XR Hub team Skeleton Conductor! The team is working on a full body movement based XR Art experience called Skeleton Conductor, that allows one to express themself through sound and visuals in VR.