BBC Launches New VR Studio with Documentary about the Nile


Currently, there is contention between Egypt and Ethiopia over the potential damming of the largest river in the world, the Nile River. In his new two-part immersive documentary, Leithead explains that Ethiopia wants to build Africa’s largest hydroelectric power station and one of the world’s largest dams to provide electricity to the country in desperate need, by damming the Nile. Damming the Nile is available now, along with a new BBC Oculus Gear VR app.

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Even while you’re taking in the beautiful sights and sounds as you fly above waterfalls, you’re made aware that this is where the world’s first war over water could be fought as a major new project – the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam – threatens to upset the balance of power between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan. Tech Trends VR Tech 360 Video Africa AR BBC Documentary Immersive Technology MR News Nile Nile River VR VR Consultancy

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