First Al Jazeera VR movie Debuts: “I Am Rohingya”

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“I Am Rohingya” follows the story of a young woman, Jamalida, as she tells the persecution she faced in Myanmar and shows us her daily life now in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.

Using Augmented Reality to Fight World Hunger

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Viewers went on a journey to three different countries: South Sudan, Jordan, and Bangladesh. The ever-expanding range of immersive tools is slowly transforming multiple industries, from retail and entertainment to healthcare.

Al Jazeera Debuts First VR Documentary ‘I Am Rohingya’

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Thousands of refugees call the crowded slums of the Kutupalong refugee camp—located in Cox Bazaaar, Bangladesh—home. Contrast VR, Al Jazeera Media Network’s immersive studio, has completed its first VR documentary, I Am Rohingya.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

VR Documentary Exposes Damage of Global Oil Trade in Nigeria

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You may remember Contrast VR as the studio behind I Am Rohingya , another full-fledged Al Jazeera VR doc that highlighted the struggles of a woman living within a Bangladesh refugee camp. ‘Oil In Our Creeks’ blends 180° art and landscapes for a 360° experience unlike anything else.

Social VR Platform AltspaceVR Is Back

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Kelly bonded with Canadian aid worker Chris Duigud—known in Altspace as Mef— over shared experiences in Bangladesh. Better late than never. After an amazing run, Social VR pioneer AltspaceVR closed its doors earlier this month due to unforeseen financial difficulty.

London VR Dev Meetup Returns April 3rd with Holographic Streaming, New 3D Sound System, and VR Review Club

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Simon Davis from Unfold Stories will host two Google Expeditions classes, giving groups of 15 a chance to see firsthand how Sierra Leone beat the Ebola crisis or visit Dhaka to learn about Bangladesh’s burgeoning economy.

The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

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At EduTECH Asia 2018 this week in Singapore, EON Reality spent two full days speaking, promoting, and demonstrating the latest updates to the AVR Platform to the thousands of education and technology professionals in attendance.

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PenPal Schools launches a VR field trip for students to promote Pakistan

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Students from around the world can now travel to Pakistan and learn more about the country — virtually.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Design & Development Course at Oral Roberts University to Open January 2017

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

This Degree Will Actually Land You a Job and Prepare You for the Future

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For some Entrepreneur School Alumni , after working an extensive eleven months to pursue a dream it’s time to relax. For others, it means it’s time to pursue their dreams by starting their career in the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality industry.

Top 8 Media Using 360° Videos for Immersive News Stories

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I Am Rohingya gives a glimpse into the life of a Rohingya Muslim, Jamalida Begum, and her two children in a Bangladesh refugee encampment, where more than 500,000 Rohingya refugees had fled to.