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Vrgineers and Somnium Space are pioneers in both virtual and mixed reality technologies. Vrgineers specializes in developing military grade headsets for high demand simulations, such as the jet fighter pilot. On the other hand, Somnium Space, often referred to as the Monaco of metaverse has a strong dedicated community asking for a state-of-the-art headset for pro-consumers.

Somnium Space has actively collaborated with Vrgineers, leveraging their combined expertise to develop bespoke headsets for dedicated enthusiasts. Since 2017, Somnium Space has been gathering valuable insights from the consumer space, which, together with Vrgineers’ extensive experience in military grade headset development, has led to the creation of this high-quality, one of a kind Somnium VR1 headset.


Information on this epic collaboration, technical specification, and so much more will be announced at the Somnium Connect event on July 12th in Prague, Czech Republic. One of the biggest virtual reality hubs in the world, home to Beat Saber (the most downloaded VR game of all time) and Sightline the Chair (the most popular VR game for Oculus DK1) in addition to the XTAL and Somnium VR1 headsets.


Both companies plan to present together in Las Vegas Flight Sim Expo on June 21 – 23, giving interviews regarding their latest headsets they built for the sim community.


Vrgineers will be presenting the latest and most advanced XTAL 3 headset with a wide FOV, designed specifically for jetfighter and helicopter pilot training, Somnium Space will also be presenting the capabilities of its highly anticipated Somnium VR1 to the public for the first time.


Media and visitors will have the opportunity to meet Marek Polcak, CEO of Vrgineers, who will be present to explain how the Vrgineers dual-use technology supported the development of Somnium VR1 and enhanced the headset’s capabilities. Additionally, he will highlight the origins of military-grade technologies in the VR1, co-developed for U.S. Department of Defence and successfully transitioning into this groundbreaking commercial product for the wider VR community.


Artur Sychov, the founder of Somnium Space and the driving force behind the Somnium VR1 headset, will be available to discuss the product development process, the innovative ideas he materialised in the VR1, and its anticipated impact on virtual reality enthusiasts worldwide. Additionally, Artur will answer detailed technical questions, providing in-depth insights into the headset’s design and functionality. Attendees can speak to his avatar in real time within the Somnium Space VR platform. He will be showcasing the VR1 headset inside virtual reality, offering a live and unique, immersive experience.


Both showcases will be accompanied by Vrgineers Portable Trainer: a compact simulator that fits in a box. Designed and manufactured by Vrgineers based on Marine Corps requirement for a fast deployable and easily transportable immersive simulator.

About Vrgineers

Under the leadership of Marek Polcak, Vrgineers offers high-quality and effective military pilot training using advanced XTAL Virtual and Mixed Reality headsets, alongside the cutting-edge aviation simulators. Vrgineers is at the forefront of cutting-edge simulation technologies, with a team of experts in virtual and mixed reality dedicated to creating immersive tools for professionals and military clients. The company is involved in extensive research, development, manufacturing, and integration of advanced virtual and mixed simulators. Their goal is to bridge the gap between simulation and reality, ensuring professionals’ safety in their real-life endeavors.

About Somnium Space

Somnium Space, founded by visionary Artur Sychov in 2017, is a pioneering company in the virtual reality industry. It is the creator of a unique decentralized social VR platform that offers users an immersive and interactive Virtual Reality world. Somnium Space is also the developer of one of the most anticipated PCVR headsets on the market, the Somnium VR1, known for its cutting-edge technology and innovative design.


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