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Stadium tour taking place at Kansas Speedway Saturday, May 17
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Atlanta Falcons stadium, designed by Kansas City's 360 Architecture, won't be ready until the 2017 NFL season. The groundbreaking $1.2 billion stadium - featuring an eight-panel retractable roof and a Roman Pantheon-inspired glass wall that opens with the roof - will seat approximately 70,000 people, with 180 luxury suites and 7,500 club seats.
Visitors to Scouting 500, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17 at the Kansas Speedway, won't have to wait until 2017 to tour the stadium. 360 Architecture is partnering with PocketCake, a Kansas City company specializing in virtual reality (VR) and custom mobile app development, to allow visitors to take a virtual tour of the stadium using the Oculus Rift. PocketCake's VR services, coupled with the Oculus Rift, allow users to inhabit real space, walking wherever they want.
Sponsored by the Heart of America Council, Scouting 500 includes an array of activities intended for scouts of all ages. Approximately 15,000 people are expected to attend. To learn more, please visit: www.hoac-bsa.org/scouting-500.
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