Immotion Group (IMMO.L) 9.20p £20.5m
The “the UK-based immersive virtual reality 'Out of Home' entertainment business, announced following the initial success of its "Blue Ocean' VR cinematic pod installations, the signing of a number of additional Concession agreements, including its first zoo.
The new locations are Mote Marine Laboratory ("Mote") in Sarasota, Florida, and Santa Barbara Zoo. Mote, established in 1955, is one of the oldest aquariums in the USA, with a staff of over 200 people on a 10.5-acre estate, serving some 344,000 annual visitors. Santa Barbara Zoo is the Company's first deployment in a zoo, a 30-acre site housing over 500 animals with circa 500,000 visitors per annum.
These new additions join several other aquariums including: OdySea in Scottsdale, Arizona, which recently featured on FoxNews - on.frame.io/ YdS5xLXV, Norwalk in Connecticut, and Merlin Entertainment's SeaLife centres in Sydney, and Melbourne, both of which opened their VR offering to the public last week, and SeaLife in Oberhausen, Germany, which opened a few weeks ago.”