Monday, July 06, 2015
By Kriti Gupta
i20 WRC Application VR+ by HMIL
With the launch of virtual reality application- VR+, Hyundai Motor is offering smartphone users the chance to experience the speed and excitement of being a part of Hyundai Shell World Rally Team. HYUNDAI VR+ has been developed to provide realistic driving experiences for the fans of motor sports by regularly updating World Rally Championship (WRC) races held in 13 countries each year. The free-to-download application, available on Apple App store or Google Play, offers smartphone users an immersive insight into the world of Hyundai Shell World Rally Team. Features include a Virtual Reality (VR+) or 360-degree panoramic view play function from the co-driver seat of the Hyundai Shell World Rally Team driver. This application can be best enjoyed using a Google cardboard or any commercial VR dive device in the market. User can also get access to Hyundai Motorsport website and ensures users remain up-to-date with the latest developments, news and YouTube videos from the Hyundai Motorsport team as they embark on a second season in WRC.
Key Functions of i20 WRC application VR+:
- VR(Cardboard) functionality
- 360 degrees panoramic view
- Hyundai Motorsport images
- 3D games
- Facebook integration within game
The i20 WRC application VR+ supports 5 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Korean. The World Rally Championship is the pinnacle of motor sports and showcases the cutting edge technology of Hyundai for its cars. Hyundai has deployed the experience of WRC in making i20 to offer driving pleasure with great ride and handling. Hyundai’s rally-ready i20 model highlights the brand’s dynamism and performance pedigree. WRC is one of the world’s toughest motorsport series, and the vehicle has been engineered to overcome the extreme terrains and weather conditions that competitors face. Hyundai’s long-term goal was to set up an in-house WRC team in Europe and develop a performance rally car, resulting in the WRC i20’s debut in Paris. The World Rally Championship is recognized as one of the most dramatic sporting series on Earth. It’s a spectacle filled with excitement and dynamism - the perfect embodiment of the Hyundai brand. The WRC also offers the most technologically diverse challenge for an automotive manufacturer. Our participation will demonstrate Hyundai’s engineering excellence and durability, and will also help to enhance our road-going vehicles in future. With the rally-ready i20, we are prepared to take on the most technologically diverse challenge for an automotive manufacturer, proving our engineering excellence and helping to inspire future road-going models.