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Frontgrid announces first sale of Paradrop VR
27 Oct 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Frontgrid collaborated with Simworx to develop Paradrop VR
Frontgrid has announced the sale of its first Paradrop VR attraction, following its successful launch at EAS in September.

The world first attraction was developed in partnership with dynamic media-based attractions specialist Simworx, and is designed to provide an immersive experience that realistically simulates the feeling of flying a paraglider.

It features a smooth up and down motion, incorporating sudden drops and smooth deceleration to make the rider feel as if they are actually soaring through the sky. It also includes an interactive gaming element, where riders score points by flying through a series of targets during their descent.

The ride is available in 4, 6, 12 and 20-rider options and can be equipped with TV screens so that spectators can witness the riders’ experience.

The first unit was purchased by Universe Science Park in Nordborg, Denmark. Universe Science Park combines fun and learning with science and technology, in order to inspire guests.

A four-seater model will be installed next year, in a specially dedicated virtual reality area in the park as part of a plan to enhance its VR offering.
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Sysco completes major tech integration for new Ocean Liners exhibition at the V&A Museum
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Frontgrid announces first sale of Paradrop VR
27 Oct 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Frontgrid collaborated with Simworx to develop Paradrop VR
Frontgrid has announced the sale of its first Paradrop VR attraction, following its successful launch at EAS in September.

The world first attraction was developed in partnership with dynamic media-based attractions specialist Simworx, and is designed to provide an immersive experience that realistically simulates the feeling of flying a paraglider.

It features a smooth up and down motion, incorporating sudden drops and smooth deceleration to make the rider feel as if they are actually soaring through the sky. It also includes an interactive gaming element, where riders score points by flying through a series of targets during their descent.

The ride is available in 4, 6, 12 and 20-rider options and can be equipped with TV screens so that spectators can witness the riders’ experience.

The first unit was purchased by Universe Science Park in Nordborg, Denmark. Universe Science Park combines fun and learning with science and technology, in order to inspire guests.

A four-seater model will be installed next year, in a specially dedicated virtual reality area in the park as part of a plan to enhance its VR offering.
PRODUCT NEWS
Efteling relaunches Python roller coaster following refurbishment
Efteling, a fantasy theme park based in The Netherlands, has reopened its iconic Python coaster, following a €4.5m (£3.9m, US $5.6m) refurbishment.
Sysco completes major tech integration for new Ocean Liners exhibition at the V&A Museum
AV specialist Sysco has completed a major tech integration for a new exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, UK.
Penny Press Factory makes splash at Dubai Aquarium
The Penny Press Factory has installed a themed penny press at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo .
Red Raion to showcase VR movies at DEAL with exhibition partner Ferretti International
Red Raion has partnered with middle-eastern hardware manufacturer Ferretti International to showcase its VR movies at the Dubai Entertainment Amusement & Leisure Show (DEAL).
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Guest Experience Manager
SnowDome
Salary: Circa £30,000
Job location: Tamworth, UK
Games & Wristbands Manager
West Midland Safari and Leisure Park
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
Job location: Worcs, UK
Senior Bowling Technician
NAMCO UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Job location: Manchester, UK
Food and Beverage Manager
NAMCO UK Ltd
Salary: Circa £23,000
Job location: Manchester, UK
Performance Assistant Team Leader
Hamburg Dungeon
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Job location: Hamburg, Germany
Retail, Admissions & Membership Manager
The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Salary: £33,065
Job location: London, UK
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