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LiveTour5D

Experience history, real and intriguing

LiveTour5D offers visitors of historical locations and archaeological sites an unforgettable experience by bringing parts of history back to life. For just a few minutes, Virtual Reality headsets take you back in time. LiveTour5D adds a strong sense of involvement to the story that's being told and provides a more profound understanding. As Confucius said: "Involve me and I will understand."

Tell me and I will forget
Show me and I may remember
Involve me and I will understand

Confucius, 551-479 BC

Historical locations and archaeological sites

Our clients are European museums, historical locations and archaeological sites. We work on projects and tasks that capture the imagination. During this phase we cannot publicize all our news yet, but the Battle of Waterloo is one of the projects that went live in June 2016. Contact us and we will be able to tell you more.

Experience-T

Your museum or historical location forms the basis for the experience offered by LiveTour5D. We work with our proprietary “Experience-T” principle. Interaction between the already available information and an entirely new experience, ensures a wonderful intensification of the visitor experience. People leave feeling like they truly experienced the time period or event in question. All of a sudden your story will have multiple dimensions. We would like to tell you more about Experience-T.

News

The 1815 Experience - Waterloo


At the request of the Museum and visit centre Memorial 1815 in Waterloo, LiveTour5D created the impressive battle in Virtual Reality. In a 6 square kilometre area, 180.000 soldiers aided by 40.000 horses and 1.500 canons fought an intense battle. The British-German coalition led by the Duke of Wellington managed to beat Napoleon de Bonaparte.

Since the launch on 17th June 2016 thousands of visitors have already enjoyed the 3-minute view using specially adapted headsets like virtual binoculars. The “1815 Experience” has drawn widespread interest from the press and the vast majority of users have rated the service as “very good” to “excellent”. Have a look at the Waterloo 1815 website.

Colosseum Rome

We gave visitors to the Colosseum in Rome a taster of the power of VR by LiveTour5D. Check out the reactions here:


For more information, please contact us.

Virtual Reality News

3D Virtual Reality is developing at lightning speed. New headsets, new content and surprising applications fill the news. The way we interact with content is changing dramatically. We will now be fully immersed in interactive story-telling delivering a whole new level of experiences.

This selection of news gives an overview of what's coming.

No. 1: VR allows people to visit North Korea (2m21s) - 28-05-2017

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Justin Roiland’s Next VR Game ‘Trover Saves the Universe’ Isn’t a PSVR Exclusive After All

Justin Roiland’s VR studio Squanch Games announced last year that their upcoming ga...
21 March 2019

Rift S Isn’t the Headset Fans Want, But Facebook Wagers It’s What Their Ecosystem Needs

While to some Oculus’ announcement of the Rift S represents the newest and best version of a ...
21 March 2019

Oculus is Considering an Over-ear Headphone Accessory for Rift S

Oculus announced its next iteration of Rift this week at GDC, Rift S. While there’s a few key...
21 March 2019

Hands-on: ‘Shadow Point’ is a Clever Room-scale Puzzler Narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart

Coatsink, the studio known for VR games Augmented Empire (2018) and the Esper series,&nbs...
21 March 2019

Epic Games to Award $100 Million to Devs with New ‘MegaGrants’

Epic Games today announced at GDC that the company is set to turbo-charge their long-running develo...
20 March 2019

‘Space Junkies’ Open Beta to Land on All Major VR Headsets Tomorrow with Cross-play

Ubisoft is getting ready to launch its next big foray into VR with the multiplayer shooter Space Ju...
20 March 2019

Oculus Rift S Revealed with Inside-out Tracking, Resolution Bump, & New Ergonomics

Oculus today announced the new Rift S headset which ditches external tracking sensors in favor of a...
20 March 2019

Hands-on: Oculus Rift S is a Better, Easier to Use Rift (with a Few Tradeoffs)

Oculus has finally taken the wraps off of Rift S, its first PC VR headset release in three years. B...
20 March 2019

Hands-on: ‘Asgard’s Wrath’ Offers Deep Combat, But Not Without a Steep Learning Curve

At a special GDC Oculus media event this week we got a chance to go hands-on with Sanzaru Games&rsq...
20 March 2019

Every Oculus Quest Launch Title Confirmed So Far

Unfortunately we didn’t learn more about Oculus Quest’s launch date at GDC 2019 this we...
20 March 2019

Oculus Rift S vs. Oculus Quest – Specs & Features

Oculus has announced Rift S, the headset’s fabled hardware refresh that brings with it a mode...
20 March 2019

Scope AR Secures $9.7M Series A to Develop AR Training & Remote Assistance Tools

Scope AR, the enterprise-focused AR studio, today announced it has successfully closed a $9.7 milli...
20 March 2019

Full Reveal of ‘Star Wars Vader Immortal’ Quest Launch Title Coming Next Month

ILMxLab is to finally demo its upcoming Star Wars Virtual Reality series, Vader Immortal at the ann...
19 March 2019

HP ‘Reverb’ is the New High-res Headset on the Block, Starting at $600

HP today announced Reverb (formerly codenamed ‘Copper’), the successor to the company&r...
19 March 2019

Hands-on: HP’s Pixel-packed ‘Reverb’ Sets a New Bar for Windows VR Headsets

HP today announced Reverb (formerly codenamed Copper), its new VR headset which aims to deliver enh...
19 March 2019

No. 2: Paintings by Salvador Dalí in VR (1m16s) 20-01-2016

No. 3: Use your hands in Virtual Reality (3m29s) 28-10-2014

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Revolutionizing Heart Surgery with Virtual Reality (5m27s) - 15-06-2017

Virtual Reality and PTSD (4m45s) - 02-05-2017

Overcoming your fears with Virtual Reality (2m25s) - 17-03-2017

Creating Ballet in Virtual Reality (1m39s) 25-08-2016

Kids Experience Their Dream Home in Virtual Reality (2m13s) 18-08-2016

Elders Reacting to the HTC Vive (7m55s) 28-07-2016

Google Tilt Brush: 3D Painting (0m55s) 08-07-2016

Treating Mental Health Problems (6m05s) 04-07-2016

Virtual reality comes to theme parks (4m37s) 01-07-2016

Firefighting trainer demonstration (1m04) 27-06-2016

Google gets serious about VR (1m24s) 14-01-2016

Holiday previews in VR (1m20s) 06-01-2016

Overview of VR opportunities in 2016 (2m21s) 04-01-2016

Virtual Reality will take off in 2016 (2m27s) 18-12-2015

Flying like a bird in the Birdly Virtual Reality Simulator (5m30s) 17-12-2015

VR Exercise bike: VirZoom plays virtual reality games while you exercise (2m40s) 16-12-2015

Nokia VR camera OZO: Why should we get excited about Virtual Reality? (1m45s) 03-12-2015

The Future of Virtual Reality: Non-Gaming Apps (5m54s) 27-10-2015

Selling Real Estate with Virtual Reality (3m41s) 24-09-2015

Sir Ridley Scott: What Virtual Reality will mean for Hollywood (1m08s) 24-09-2015

Virtual Reality Cycling (2m17s) 22-09-2015

Experiencing a New York taxi ride in London (0m45s) 22-09-2015

BBC News: What does virtual reality need to survive? (1m21s) 14-09-2015

Face off against Maria Sharapova at U.S. Open (1m15s) 01-09-2015

PETA lets you see the world through eyes of an Orca (2m45s) 01-07-2015

Medical application: VR for Pain Management (1m54s) 30-06-2015

NASA's Virtual Reality Laboratory (3m11s) 16-06-2015

Racing a real car on a virtual track: Castrol ad (2m12s) 26-05-2015

Medical application: Treating post-war stress (5m48s) 25-05-2015

Virtual Reality honors WWII war Veterans (2m01s) 22-05-2015

Virtual Reality in Architecture Design & Review (5m31s) 20-05-2015

Eye-tracking headset – FOVE crowdfunding call (4m22s) 19-05-2015

American Football Players train with Virtual Reality (6m14s) 17-05-2015

Kids' toy: the old View-Master now in VR (1m02s) 02-04-2015

BBC news: big companies launch VR headsets (2m15s) 02-03-2015

About Us

Experiencing gives depth to history

Jean-Pierre van Lin is the director and initiator of LiveTour5D. "The virtual experience that we offer, gives real depth to historical facts. Everything falls into place."

Customer experience is the central theme

The career of Jean-Pierre van Lin is all about creating an experience. He was responsible for the marketing of Guinness beer for a long time and proceeded to do the same for the SABMiller brewery. In both functions he dealt with the 'customer experience' on a daily basis. "Drinking a glass of beer becomes an experience the moment you can add more depth, by providing a perfectly styled bar and the right atmosphere, just as we did at Guinness." After his work in the brewing world, he developed the customer experience for Circle, a chain of private hospitals in England. "In this case I went for the feeling of comfort and luxury, experienced during a stay in a nice hotel or on a business class plane trip." Jean-Pierre then went on to become responsible for the shopper experience and in-store advertising for the English supermarket chain Tesco.

Battle of Culloden

Seven years ago, more or less by accident, Jean-Pierre visited the location where in 1746 the Battle of Culloden took place. Only a plaque remained to remember people of the Battle. "I closed my eyes and tried to image the chaos, the noise and the image of this Battle." The visit turned out to be a 'defining moment'. "There I decided to study the latest Virtual Reality technologies and as of that moment I started working on a dream that turned into reality. The ultimate customer experience. Time travel."