Needless to say, year 2020 was very unusual, as the COVID-19 pandemic emerged across the globe and affected everybody’s businesses. In this post we are describing shortly what the year 2020 meant for us and what we managed to do in spite of it all.

During 6.–7 February 2021, Skeleton Conductor XR Art – an inclusive, individual virtual reality (VR) art experience – will be available at Helsinki XR Center’s showroom as part of the Side Step Festival.

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 are introducing to you our XR Hub team Dementia XR! This fearless team is aiming to reduce the growing dementia burden on global society in the coming decade.

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.

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.