Using the Oculus VR to explore photos

Why virtual reality could be the future of viewing photographs

Years from now, we might view today’s process of viewing photographs — by flipping through individual still photos that were printed out at the corner drugstore, or scrolling through 2D digital photo collections online — as remarkably quaint. Photos are coming to life in new ways, thanks to advances in virtual reality enabling more immersive viewing experiences. Instead of just viewing an image, you immerse yourself in the image. Photo-sharing community Flickr, for example, is working with Oculus on a VR experience for photos that could bring virtual reality into the consumer mainstream. ….[READ]

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