New York Times AR Coverage of Guatemala Volcano Disaster Shows AR Isn't Ready for Breaking News

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The latest augmented reality feature from The New York Times gives readers a close-up view of the damage left behind by the eruption of Volcán de Fuego in Guatemala earlier this month.

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The woman is in fact, the mother of Frisly Soberanis, and she has not returned to Guatemala in 15 years. VR Postcards offer a slice of culture from a home they can’t visit.

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Through this 360-degree visual experience, viewers are virtually transported to Guatemala, where they explore the world of artisan women working for empowerment and asserting their rights.

How Nokia Broke Into Virtual Reality With Its Ozo Camera


People have gone to fantastic locations, like inside a volcano in Guatemala. Nokia has been searching for new businesses to break into ever since it retreated from the smartphone business. And after a few years of research, the Finnish company decided to move into virtual reality 360-degree capture cameras. The company launched its groundbreaking Ozo in March for $60,000, and then it cut the price to $45,000 in August.