BBC Launches New VR Studio with Documentary about the Nile

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Currently, there is contention between Egypt and Ethiopia over the potential damming of the largest river in the world, the Nile River. Explore the Nile in this immersive VR documentary released by the BBC’s new VR Hub.

Damming The Nile Is A VR Documentary From The BBC

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Specifically, the piece focuses on a new dam built around the Blue Nile in Ethiopia.

Is VR the Future of News?

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Marvin is the BBC’s newest foreign correspondent, and you can get inside his head.

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Weekend Downloads: New on Gear VR and Oculus Rift

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Follow the journey of 13-year-old Selam over six days in Ethiopia as a well is dug, bringing fresh water to her community for the first time. Weekend Downloads is part of our weekly update to bring you the latest additions to the Samsung Gear VR and Oculus Rift.

‘Four Walls’ With Rashida Jones Uses VR To Raise Awareness Of Refugee Crisis

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VR enabled us to rethink how we tell stories to our donors and empowers us to find ways to bring light to the stories that no one is talking about, such as the dire situations in areas like Nigeria, Ethiopia and Afghanistan.