DinoScience x XR CHANNEL

XR CHANNEL, a next-gen oriented AR app utilizing KDDI Corporation's Visual Position Service (VPS) technology

XR CHANNEL Yokohama Mega Dinosaurs XR

With an amazing AR app, reveal the tremendous dinosaurs of Minato Mirai!

XR CHANNEL is an AR app that utilizes KDDI Corporation's Visual Position Service (VPS) technology to display augmented reality in our everyday world. It is the first AR app in Japan with 3D mapping technology. It is the first 3D map AR application in Japan that can display AR in the ordinary space.
Go to the designated spots outside the Pacifico Yokohama exhibition hall, open the AR app, hold your smartphone up to the InterContinental Yokohama Grand, and two giant dinosaurs will appear in front of you. You can enjoy a new immersive experience as if the giant AR dinosaurs exisits in the real city.


image: MAP
Viewing spot around Pacifico Yokohama.

*For detailed location info, open the app at the site.
*If the event is being held at the plaza, please watch it from the top of the deck outside the plaza.
*While enjoying this experience, please be aware of your surroundings.

June 25 (Fri) - September 12 (Sun), 2021
Install the (free) XR CHANNEL app.
Download from Apple's App Store or Google Play.


XR CHANNEL, developed jointly by the SoVeC Corporation and KDDI Corporation, is Japan's first 3D map based AR app featuring Visual positioning Service (VPS) Technology. Using VPS technology that identifies precise location information from images captured by smartphone's camera or smart glasses, AR content is displayed as if it were intermingled with everyday scenery providing realistic augmented experience.

Download from Apple's App Store or Google Play.


If you have an iPhone

APP Storeからダウンロード

If you have an Android phone

Google Playで手に入れよう

Our Covid-19
Safety Measures

Guidelines During Your Visit

  • We will take your temperature as you enter the venue. If your temperature is 37.5°C or above, you will not be allowed entry. Please also refrain from attending if you feel unwell or have any symptoms of flu or cold.
  • You must wear a mask at all times inside the venue. Masks are optional for children age 2 and under. It is the responsibility of parents and guardians to ensure that children age 3 and up do not feel uncomfortable or unwell as they wear their masks.
  • Please practice physical distancing both prior to entry and inside the venue.
  • Please wash and disinfect your hands thoroughly.
  • We recommend that you follow Kanagawa Prefecture's official Line account for coronavirus alerts, and download the government's Covid-19 Contact-Confirming App (COCOA).

What We Are Doing

  • We take your temperature upon entry.
  • We have set up hand sanitizing stations at various locations around the venue, including the entrance.
  • We conduct regular disinfecting, cleaning and ventilation of the venue.
  • Our staff members receive regular temperature and wellness checks. They wash and disinfect their hands thoroughly, and wear masks at all times.
  • We regulate entry so that the venue never gets too crowded.
  • We have implemented measures to prevent airborne transmission of Covid-19 at ticket kiosks, areas where food & drink are allowed, the museum shop, etc. Cashless payment is recommended. Cash payments will be handled using coin trays to minimize contact.

Please refrain from attending if any of the following apply to you.

  • Fever (temperature of 37.5℃ or above)
  • Cold-like symptoms such as cough or sore throat
  • Fatigue or trouble breathing
  • Loss of smell or taste
  • Recent close contact with anyone who has tested positive for Covid-19
  • A member of your household or anyone you see regularly may currently have Covid-19
  • You have, in the past 14 days, been in a country or region to which Japan has entry restrictions or requires monitoring upon return, or had close contact with anyone who has been in one of these countries or regions.

In addition, please note that the current situation is evolving. A rise in Covid-19 cases, new regulations from the government, or changing circumstances at the venue itself may lead to revision or suspension, without notice, of ticket sales, admissions, or exhibition management policies. We thank you for your understanding.

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