Prague - October 17, 2017 - The Association for Virtual and Augmented Reality was officialy launched on Tuesday at the Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics (CIIRC) in Prague with the presence of it's visionaries and founders Martin Kotek and Jakub Stejskal.
The Association for Virtual and Augmented Reality has set out to connect entities from the Czech or Slovak republic involved in virtual or augmented reality technologies. It will also try to push through legal changes to help new technology find it's application in various business fields and into society. The association connects commercial subjects as well as academic workplaces and individuals with a common goal - using technological innovations and expanding it's applications to increase the efficiency of human work - helping developers, researchers and innovative business projects and channeling funds to the field's benefit. The association has placed it's office in CIIRC at the Czech technical university which helps it connect the academic workplace with businesses as well as with young talents working with VR technologies.
The association has founded the Virtual reality academy to educate young enthusiasts and high school students. It has also founded the Contractors club to connect commercial bodies with researchers and developers.
The association is also going to host specialized and popularizing events to teach the public about virtual reality applications with different theme each month. The theme for October was "Virtual reality in film" whereas the November theme will be "Virtual reality and it's industrial applications".
The association will be available to answer further media questions.
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