Visit Iconic Campus Landmarks On Texas A&M’s New Virtual Reality Tour

Exhibitors at the SXSW Trade Show take a virtual tour of Texas A&M's global impact.

Exhibitors at the SXSW Trade Show take a virtual tour of Texas A&M’s global impact.

By Lesley Henton, Texas A&M University Marketing and Communications

Prospective students, curious parents or anyone else who wants to see the historic campus of Texas A&M University, no matter where they are in the world, can with Xplorer Virtual Tour by concept 3D.

The university launched the platform last month at South By Southwest, transporting users from Austin to College Station in virtual reality.

campus vr tour screen cap

Users can get a 360-degree view and audio descriptions of iconic campus locations on the virtual tour.

Now the software is available for anyone to experience Aggieland at their own pace, in a 360-degree panorama making for an exciting virtual experience, says Texas A&M Senior Graphic Designer Michael Green.

“It puts you right into the action and provides the ability to explore and get a feel for the Texas A&M campus in a way that gets visitors and prospective students really excited about what we offer as a university,” Green notes. “Aside from prospective students, I can see current students, faculty and staff, parents and especially former students loving how they can get immersed in Aggieland from wherever they are. Xplorer is a really fun and compelling way to see Texas A&M up close, in virtual reality, and at your own pace.”

 

TAKE THE VIRTUAL TOUR360 degree panorama of Kyle Field

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About concept3D:

Founded in 2006, concept3D specializes in helping clients create immersive online experiences through a combination of 3D modeling and interactive map and VR-ready virtual tour software. concept3D’s products include CampusBird, a platform designed specifically for education, and atlas3D, an online experience platform designed to improve the guest experience and support marketing and sales at convention centers, healthcare and retirement facilities, large commercial sites, venues, resorts, hotels, retail locations and more. Learn more at https://concept3d.com/features/#virtualtour.

Media contact: Lesley Henton, 979-845-5591, lshenton@tamu.edu

 


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