Since 1999, Laval Virtual is the most important event of innovations and the European leader in the new technologies and uses of Virtual !
Laval Virtual is an opportunity to discover the latest developments in technology as well as the most innovative applications in the field of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, real-time 3D, immersive experiences, Human-Computer Interaction, interactive design and is a great access to the European market. Technological innovation is becoming more important with the increasing interest from various sectors: Industrial Designers, Marketers, Architects, Town Planners, Researchers, Audiovisual production studios, etc.
Laval Virtual welcomes more than 300 exhibitors and 20 000 visitors from over 50 different countries. During the professional days, Laval Virtual offers :
- A big exhibition on 9 000m², for professionnel visitors for 3 days and open to public the week-end
- The Virtual Reality International Conferences with researches from of all the world
- Laval Virtual Awards
- Round Tables
- Tech Talks
- Virtual Fantasy, a big international student competition
- ReVolution, in partnership with IVRC (Japan) and the Siggraph (USA), it's a technologic showcase
- Laval Virtual StartUps Contest
- VR/AR Content Area with a market place dedicated to studios
- Investment Forum
- New in 2018: an Art Gallery dedicated to VR/AR : Recto VRso
Our 20th edition will be held from 04 to 08 April 2018.
With the experience of 19 years, Laval Virtual grows up with various actions, in particular with the Laval Virtual Days – new events in Paris today, everywhere in Europe tomorrow -; the Laval Virtual Asia in China, the Laval Virtual Center in Laval et many others projects to come !
The Laval Virtual Center has opened in September 2017. Created in 1999, the association and the Laval Virtual exhibition, are born with the encouragement of the former Research Minister and mayor of Laval, François d’Aubert. The concept is to bring together all the actors of virtual reality: researchers, companies and general public. Today, this ambition gave birth to a new tool of development dedicated to the companies: the Laval Virtual Center.
This place gathers experts of virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality. It supports all lines of business and trades wanting to use these technologies.
The Laval Virtual Center goal is to promote the technologies and uses of virtual and accelerate the technological development of VR/AR projects. It organizes creativity sessions around the uses, it advises companies on an utilization of these news realities, it forms developers, instructors, and conceptors; it provides a technological watch. In order to do this, the Laval Virtual Center has experts & researchers, and the latest materials of virtual and augmented realities.
It brings together in same place most of existing materials on the market. International reference in expertise and development of VR/AR uses, the ecosystem of Laval demonstrates his leader positioning and precursor in this innovative field.