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Protecting Gorillas Through the Power of VR

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Ellen Fund Presents: Gorillas in VR is a beautifully ambient experience with spatial audio allowing people to spend a few intimate moments with wild critically-endangered mountain gorillas in the volcanic jungles of northern Rwanda. Produced by award-winning immersive studio Habitat XR, the experience was a collaboration between famed talk show host and comedienne, Ellen […]

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VR For Impact: Accused #2 Walter Sisulu

Reading Time: 6 minutes [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=videoseries?list=PL1JC6N9u4ERhTB72N0hXAEXua0sEBCPU_&w=730&h=411] Below, the creative team from La Générale de Production talks about the making of this powerful experience… What was the inspiration for tackling this subject in such a way? Jeremy Pouilloux: There are no images of the trial. At the time, the trial was carefully recorded on Dictabelts, a now-obsolete audio recording format. […]

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HTC VIVE and New Reality Launch “Tree” on VIVEPORT to Fight Deforestation and Climate Change

Reading Time: 3 minutes Global Leaders Experience the “VR for Impact” Title at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland HTC VIVE’s “VR for Impact” initiative and New Reality Company today announced that the critically acclaimed virtual reality experience, Tree, is set to launch on Viveport on January 24th. The immersive VR project is currently being showcased […]

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How VR can help in the fight to prevent human trafficking

Reading Time: 11 minutes Much has been said about the potential for virtual reality to be an ‘empathy machine’, to grant understanding of situations and emotions that might be hard to realize in other mediums. The non-profit Prevent Human Trafficking is using 360 videos and VR to help people understand the very real problem of human trafficking today. We […]

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OrthoVR rebuilds lives in virtual reality

Reading Time: 3 minutes Millions of people around the world suffer amputation and disability due to war, accident, and congenital conditions. Yet relatively few of them have access to mobility aids that would allow them to walk, a freedom most people take for granted. Without prosthetic limbs, it can be incredibly difficult to participate in education, work or even […]

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HTC VIVE and World Economic Forum Partner For The Future Of The “VR/AR For Impact” Initiative

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today, HTC VIVE announced a partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to drive the VR/AR for Impact initiative forward, and to showcase its latest content at the United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Impact Hub at the WEF 2018 in Davos. Originally launched by HTC at WEF in 2017, VR/AR For Impact is a more than […]