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    The 24th International collegiate Virtual Reality Contest (IVRC2016)
    Call for International Video Submission

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The 24th International collegiate Virtual Reality Contest (IVRC2016)
Oct. 29-30, 2016
National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) @ Tokyo, Japan
In conjunction with Digital Contents Expo 2016

Call for International Video Submission
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2016

International collegiate Virtual Reality Contest (IVRC) welcomes you
to submit your innovative work to the worldwide competition of novel
interactive projects. The contest has more than twenty years history
and several past winners of the contest have been accepted by the
world's most notable competitions of interactive technologies such as
ACM SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, Laval Virtual Revolutions, and Ars
Electronica. Here are some websites and introductory video clips:

- IVRC2016 official website
- IVRC2015 Annual Report (in Japanese)
- 10th Anniversary video between Laval Virtual and IVRC
- IVRC History Archive (in Japanese)

Your proposal will be reviewed based on the submitted materials
including demonstration video. If your project is accepted, we will
offer you a live demonstration space in the final competition held
with Digital Contents Expo 2016 in Tokyo.

Important Dates

Final submission deadline: August 31, 2016 (*)
Final notification of acceptance: September 16, 2016
Installation: October 28, 2016
Competition: October 29-30, 2016

(*) This year, the jury committee will judge the submissions on a
first-come-first-judge basis. Early submitter will have a chance to
get acceptance before the final notification date.


- Must be interactive
- People must be able to experience and interact
- Experience must fit in a 1.8m(W) x 1.8m(D) x 2.0m(H) booth
- New interactive experience - never previously done
- New input device is not necessary though it is preferable to off the
  shelf device
- Use of wireless network is ok
- No use of fire, gas or anything dangerous
- No infringement on copyright (images, music, etc.)
Team member
- Open to high school, undergraduate and graduate students of university
- No age limit
- More than half of team members live outside Japan
- Must be exhibited at the final competition in Tokyo on October
  29-30, 2016.
- If it is difficult to show your work in Japan, you should withdraw
  it as soon as possible.

How to submit?

The proposal must be submitted electrically via the IVRC website.
** A representative video of your work (maximum 5 minutes) is mandatory. **
Please check the international video submission page.


IVRC executive committee, Virtual Reality Society of Japan

Susumu Tachi (Tokyo University, Japan)

Vice chairs
Hiroo Iwata (Tsukuba University, Japan)
Hironao Takeda (VR consultant)

Supported by
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Japan

International video submission chair
Masataka Imura (Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan)


If you have a question, please feel free to ask us:
e-mail: ivrcinfo [at]

IVRC official web site:

IMURA Masataka (Dr. Eng.)
Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
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