Marriott Plays With Sensory-Rich Virtual Reality Getaways

By September 22, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

By Pete Suciu

Marriott Hotels last week introduced a new vacation opportunity: instant teleportation from New York City to the beaches of Hawaii or downtown London — no uncomfortable airplane trip required. The journeys are virtual, using 4D sensory technology¬†based on Oculus Rift.

Travel enthusiasts are able to see, hear and even feel what it’s like to be present in locales halfway across the globe by stepping into a Teleporter — a phone booth-style structure equipped with the Oculus Rift DK2 virtual reality headset, wireless headphones and a suite of on-board 4D sensory elements.

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