3D VR Event Allows New Yorkers to Experience China

“Experience Day of Beautiful China” global tour event, hosted by China Intercontinental Communication Center, jointly guided by the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic, China National Tourism Administration and Chinese Consulate General in New York, has begun in the Thomson Reuters building in Times Square, NYC on Sep 14th, 2015.
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As the partner of the event, Thomson Reuters gave strong support. Riordan William, Thomson Reuters’ director of global Internet, said: I deem it an honor that you came to Reuters to organize the event. I have been to China, and it is a very attractive country. And I’m so glad to see the combination of advanced technology and culture. We’re looking forward to more cooperation.
 
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The Deputy Director Jing Shuiqing said in his speech “This event is our first 3D virtual technology applied to the field of tourism and cultural dissemination. We hope to share the beautiful China by new technology and new means, thus achieving cross-cultural, cross-regional, cross-media communication, and creating a new model of cooperation of tourism and cultural exchanges.
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Miss Zhang Meifang, the Deputy Consul General of the Chinese Consulate General in New York, said: This event provided us a chance to experience the beauty of China and wander in the virtual tourist attractions through wearable devices. I’m sure the event can give a better understanding of China to Americans. Also, it will further enhance cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and the US.The representatives of State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China and the China Intercontinental Communication Center presented the “3D Beautiful China” wearable device to the Chinese Consulate General in New York.
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During the on-site experience, Riordan William said excitedly: This should be something to lead the future media trends. It is so promising that I’m very optimistic of its future. Joshua B. Cohen, the vice president of PR Newswire, said: This form is very easy to arouse people’s curiosity, and fulfill people’s desire to meet and explore the unknown. I think it’s very easy to be promoted in the United States and around the world.
Li Li, vice president of US-China Friendship Association also shared her idea: “This is more attractive to young people and it can be extended to dozen schools of US-China Friendship Association so that American teenagers can know more about China together with their parents. Nancy of Metropolitan Museum said ‘I hope that these facilities can be provided in our public open day for spectators to experience.’
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