In celebration of the ski-jumping season’s ultimate event, the FIS World Cup Ski Jumping Final in Planica, Slovenia, Zavarovalnica Triglav insurance company launched a unique experience, bringing ski-jumping fans and Planica visitors a virtual insight int
It is the first example of simulation of ski jumping in virtual reality in Slovenia and currently the closest you can get to an actual jump at the legendary ski jumping venue in the valley beneath the Ponce mountains where ski jumpers end the competitive season.
The platform was in development for three months by experts from the companies Art Rebel 9 and Pristop as part of the joint VR development project WinterWings. The entire experience encompasses a visual part provided by the latest version of the Oculus Rift, movement that accurately mimics the movement of a ski jumper and 3D surround sound via headphones.
The experience of a record-breaking jump with Oculus Rift was made possible for fans of ski jumping by Zavarovalnica Triglav as a long-time partner of the Ski Association of Slovenia in Planica as well as BTC City.