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On Monday, Orlando will gather at a new high-tech memorial outside Pulse to commemorate the one-year anniversary of an attack that shocked the nation: 49 people killed on a night out.


Anirudh Bhattacharyya
At one part of the Fort York National Historic Site in Toronto, visitors look out to a landscape of urban blight – rail tracks, industrial buildings with graffiti. This spring, visitors to the landmark site will have the option of seeing something very different: That very location as it existed in the 1750s, a sylvan vista, deer frolicking in the woods, while across a stream, a native couple are on a canoe – the man spear-fishing, the woman crooning a song to the fish to rise from the water.


Ricky Grove
MOSCOW, RUSSIA – History buffs who have wondered about witnessing great moments in time are one step closer thanks to Toronto-based mobile content developer AWE, that used iPi Motion Capture, the leading markerless motion capture solution developed by iPi Soft, to create a one-of-a-kind virtual reality experience at the Fort York National Historic Site in Toronto. Using Google Cardboard, visitors to the nine-acre location in Toronto will be able to experience key battle scenes, military fortifications and the significant role that Fort York has played in the country’s history in a simulated, immersive 3-D environment.


What’s the best way to safely show people what it’s like to be on a battlefield? Virtual reality. Mobile content developer AWE employed motion capture to create a virtual reality experience for the Fort York national historic site in Toronto. Visitors to the nine-acre site will use Google Cardboard to experience key battles and military fortifications in a simulated and safe immersive 3D environment.


Markerless Motion Capture Technology Plays Key Role In Bringing Past To Life At Nine Acre Fort York National Historical Site.