The Leader in Education VR Debuts Consumer Focused Virtual Reality Browser at Pepcom 2016
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – January 5, 2015 – zSpace (www.zspace.com), the leader in creating non-isolating virtual reality experiences, today announced it will showcase the newest innovations for its popular VR-enabled tabletop personal computer, designed specifically for the home. These new features, geared toward consumers, include unique experiences that enhance day-to-day activities and provide fun for all family members. zSpace will showcase these new VR-enabled features, which include the ability to access and use enhanced 3D and VR content across the Internet, an inventive 3D web browser experience -- called zSpace zBrowser -- and dedicated zSpace functionality for advanced gaming and practical home applications, at the Pepcom Digital Experience! in Las Vegas, January 5, 2016.
Built using a special integration with Google Chromium, zSpace zBrowser brings the Web to life through VR, enriching content and enabling consumers to enjoy the Internet in a more immersive and interactive way. zBrowser puts users right in the action with a super high definition viewing experience. More than just enabling rich, dynamically-generated 3D and VR content, zBrowser will completely redefine how you work and interact with every aspect of the Web. From YouTube and Facebook to Amazon, eBay and more, zSpace zBrowser provides a truly revolutionary 3D workspace to use while browsing the internet.
“Virtual reality has been a hot topic for some time, but it has primarily been focused on early-adopters, extreme tech enthusiasts and the gaming community,” said Paul Kellenberger, CEO of zSpace. “At zSpace we have always been interested in bringing the unique capabilities of VR to a wider audience - first with education and now to the family with applications that seamlessly enhance everyday life. With a distinct focus on creating collaborative, interactive and natural experiences, zSpace continues to be at the forefront of bringing the VR experience to the mainstream.”
The zSpace approach to virtual reality, already used by hundreds of thousands of students across more than 250 school districts, universities and top medical schools around the world, has been recognized as revolutionizing education and providing a new approach to mastering challenging STEM subjects. Now zSpace is bringing that same experience to families, enhancing the all-in-one computer used in the home with an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that unlocks the power of virtual reality for people of all ages, interests and abilities. And unlike other VR experiences currently on the market, zSpace requires no isolating or awkward head-mounted displays (HMDs) - ensuring a truly collaborative, family-engaging experience.
zSpace will showcase the latest in consumer features at Pepcom, in advance of an official consumer pilot launch to be unveiled later in 2016. Pepcom takes place from 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM at the Mirage Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.
zSpace is a leading-edge technology provider that delivers a new way of learning with its flagship product, zSpace®. Currently focused on STEM education, medical instruction and corporate training, zSpace inspires and accelerates understanding through real world virtual reality. The company is going beyond education with its first consumer product that will launch via a pilot program in 2016. zSpace was named a “Cool Vendor” by Gartner, Inc., awarded “Best New Product” by Tech and Learning Magazine and recognized at one of the hottest startups of 2015 by Forbes Magazine.
zSpace is a privately held, venture backed company located in Sunnyvale, California, and has filed more than 30 patents for its innovative technologies. For more information, visit http://www.zspace.com, or follow on Twitter @zSpace.