EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and Digisoft make visitor experience virtually awesome

14 March 2017, SXSW, Austin TX.

Digisoft.tv have announced a deal with EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum at SXSW in the presence of Pat Breen, Minister for Employment and Small Business.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, has partnered with Digisoft.tv to launch its Virtual Reality Museum Experience. Ireland’s dramatic story of emigration can now be brought to life in a fully immersive 360 degree virtual experience.

Digisoft’s Virtual Reality Orchestration Platform affords EPIC the opportunity to showcase and market the unique award winning interactive museum to audiences at travel and tourism conventions around the world.Logo_EPIC

Speaking at the Ireland pavilion at SXSW, Digisoft CEO Fearghal Kelly stated “EPIC is a truly innovative attraction that combines modern interactive experiences with history, tradition and nostalgia. We are delighted to be able to assist them in sharing this experience with a wider audience.”

By combining 360 degree photography and immersive audio with smart apps and virtual reality headsets, Digisoft have built a truly engaging experience platform which aims to contribute significantly to promoting Irish museums and tourist attractions to international tour operators and travel agents at events and conferences.

Mervyn Greene, EPIC’s managing director added “Partnering with Digisoft has allowed EPIC to bolster our sales and marketing repertoire with an amazing Virtual Reality experience that is sure to impress tour operators at upcoming overseas tourism events”. This innovative use of technology helps to showcase the 21st century visitor experience that has been created at EPIC.

The collaboration has facilitated Digisoft to expand its portfolio to include Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality solutions for attraction and venue operators globally.

The EPIC VR Experience, supported by Enterprise Ireland, is on show from March 12-16 in the Ireland pavilion at SXSW Stand 1309

Digisoft.tv is a global solution provider serving the media and tourism industries. We assist operators and attractions to unlock untapped value in their infrastructure investment by building on our extensive experience in video, mobile, virtual reality and multiscreen technologies.
Digisoft is merging the worlds of video, education and VR to create immersive experiences for venues and tourist attractions all over the world. By leveraging 16 years of experience in delivering interactive media experiences for household brands, Digisoft is placing the focus on customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.digisoft.tv

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a state-of-the-art interactive experience located in the beautiful vaults of the 1820 Custom House Quarter building in Dublin’s Docklands, the original departure point for so many of Ireland’s emigrants. It will inspire and guide you on a journey to discover the stories of Irish emigration around the world, from early times to the modern day.

Over the centuries, some 10 million people have left the island of Ireland. At EPIC you can step through 20 themed galleries to find out why people left, see how they influenced the world they found, and experience the connection between their descendants and Ireland today. Immerse yourself in the stories of some of the most remarkable tales of sacrifice, endurance, adventure, and discovery the world has ever known. EPIC brings these amazing stories to life in a unique and spectacular way.

EPIC was founded by Irishman Neville Isdell, who held the position of Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company from 2004 to 2009. Located in the CHQ Building in Dublin’s Custom House Quay it’s open 7 days a week, 10am-6.45pm. Visit www.epicchq.com for further information.


Paul Burfield of Enterprise Ireland, Pat Breen, Minister for Employment and Small Business & Fearghal Kelly, Digisoft CEO