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Everest VR claims to be 'definitive' CGI model of Everest, for VR

NVIDIA powers Everest VR, which claims to be the 'definitive' CGI model of Everest, in virtual reality

By Anthony Garreffa on Nov 14, 2015 02:21 am CST - 0 mins, 34 secs reading time

During their VR-focused event during the week, NVIDIA showed off the first look at Everest VR. If you're like me, the first question you're asking is 'what is Everest VR?'

Well, Everest VR is from Sólfar Studios and RVX, where NVIDIA hardware was used to combine over 300,000 high-res images of Everest into a 3D mesh and textures that is claimed to be the "definitive" CGI model of Everest. Former CCP Games staff now work at Sólfar Studios, with the new company completely focused on VR experiences.

Everest VR is planned for PC, and will be available next year.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.


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