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360 Video: The News' New Best Friend
You may have noticed virtual reality has been in the news a lot lately. Literally, in the news.
News organizations from ABC News to the Wall Street Journal and practically everyone in between have launched VR content, pushing the bounds of storytelling to draw in and engage news consumers like never before.
Our friends at RYOT have been leading the charge into delivering immersive content and recently partnered with the Associated Press to present an in-depth look at the refugee camp in Calais, France, known as The Jungle. See for yourself:
Footage captured with 360Heros Pro6 video gear.
If you just watched that video and felt moved to help, you’re not alone. Studies have shown experiencing a story in VR is more likely to inspire action. Using virtual reality to help implement change could bring about a renaissance of education and collaboration across the globe.
On the lighter side, it can also be used to transport us to new venues we may never experience otherwise....[continue to full article]