Tech companies Emissive and HTC Vive to re-create historic French site for virtual reality experiences
The construction of Notre-Dame de Paris began in the year 1163 and took over a century to be completed – with the exterior becoming globally recognised and admired.
Over time, its purpose changed back and forth, and it bore witness and host to key moments in history such as Napoleon Bonaparte crowning himself Emperor, was the setting of Victor Hugo’s classic novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and is a Unesco World Heritage site.
The centuries of history and exquisite design made an impression across the world, and in 2019 when a fire destroyed significant parts of the interior and exterior, the loss was felt far beyond the borders of France. [Read more…] about Emissive and HTC Vive to create digital version of the original Notre Dame