Beyond the map

How Google Is Revealing Unmapped Areas of the World in Virtual Reality

Technology companies left and right are developing new gadgets to advance virtual reality as an immersive entertainment and gaming platform. Others however, like VR producer Chris Milk, have hopes that the technology’s potential will extend far beyond sheer entertainment. One way this is being achieved is by using VR to transport viewers into the lives of others to create empathy and understanding, which we’ve seen in films such as Clouds Over Sidra and with New York Times The Daily 360. ….[READ]