The Battle of Hamel

The Australian War Memorial
The Battle of Hamel VR Project for the AWM

Be transported back to 1918 and the battlefields of Le Hamel, France in this free and historically accurate digital experience at the Australian War Memorial.

Objective

  • A ten minute cinematic, interactive experience, coinciding with centenary of WWI’s Battle of Hamel.
  • Educational experience designed for audiences of all ages
  • Synchronised theatre experience delivered to 100x VR devices simultaneously

Results

  • Launched successfully on 22nd June 2018
  • Extensive and positive press coverage
  • World first, large-scale, synchronised VR experience for Oculus Go
  • 250 audience members daily
  • Seen by 7000 visitors at the Australian War Memorial

Execution

  • On-site activation and training as part of Start VR's suite of immersive learning solutions
  • Custom Oculus Go application launcher
  • Customised interactive Startgate application, including "Cinema Control Mode" server
  • Live heat map analytics reporting
  • Branching interactive narrative; users choose between Infantry, Tank or Airman
  • Content incorporates archival footage with latest VR production methods
  • Theatrical stereo system synchronised with audience experience for heightened
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