VR headsets hit retail shelves in Kenya

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Virtual reality is now a global phenomena and devices are slowly becoming available to more retail shops — including here, in Nairobi, Kenya, where I am based.

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VR Film Studio Felix & Paul Release ‘Nomads’ 360 Documentary.

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VR Film Studio Felix & Paul Release ‘Nomads’ 360 Documentary Series Studio co-founders Félix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël packed their 360 camera out to Mongolia, Kenya, and the seas surrounding Borneo to capture some of the planet’s last remaining nomadic tribes.

Upgrading VR Storytelling

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My Africa is a project by Conservation International to educate audiences about Reteti, a community run Elephant Sanctuary in Kenya, working to save elephants, reknitting an ancient coexistence between people and wildlife.

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Virry VR Is PSVR’s First Paid-For 360 Video

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Filmed in Lewa Downs, a UNESCO heritage site in Northern Kenya, the video offers the chance to meet elephants, rhinos, Grevy’s zebras and leopards among others.

RYOT Bringing VR News and Comedy Shows to Hulu

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The host of the show will be RYOT’s co-founder, Bryn Mooser, with one featured report in the first episode transporting you to the Dadaab refugge camp in Northern Kenya. The two made for VR series will be coming to the Hulu VR app this Fall.

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This VR Game Doubles As A Clean Water Educational Tool

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Non-profit organization Water is Life, known for creative campaigns including Hashtag Killer and Kenya Bucket List, has taken activism VR to new heights with brand new game, Hidden Dangers. Pollutants become monsters in this HTC Vive clean water educational game.

The Best VR Experiences From Raindance Film Festival 2018

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My Africa is a project by Conservation International to educate audiences about Reteti, a community run Elephant Sanctuary in Kenya, working to save elephants, reknitting an ancient coexistence between people and wildlife.

Tribeca Film Festival’s Virtual Arcade Steps Up VR Game For 2018

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Narrated by Lupita Nyong’o, My Africa is a 360-degree documentary short dedicated to covering the impressive efforts by Northern Kenya tribes to protect African wildlife from poachers. Tribeca’s Virtual Arcade returns once again to bring groundbreaking immersive experiences. .

Why Smells Are So Difficult To Simulate For Virtual Reality

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Having served with the US military in Iraq, Kenya and Djibouti, one of his key research interests is getting former soldiers to don VR headsets so they can face up to, and overcome, their traumatic memories. How do you think virtual reality will improve over the next few years?

Equator 360: Unveiling Mysterious Spirits near the Equator

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They were the shamans of Yuruparí, the Gabbra people of the Chalbi desert in northern Kenya, the Bajau Laut people of Southeast Asia, the Kogi priests from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in Colombia. What’s your first impression of Equator? Blazing hotness? Unbearable humidity?

Tribeca Film Festival’s Arcade Includes World Premiere VR Content

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In Northern Kenya, the futures of wildlife and people are intertwined. New York’s Tribeca Film Festival will include more than a dozen world premiere VR and AR experiences this year. As part of the festival, a Virtual Arcade will be there featuring 20 immersive projects from five countries. This Virtual Arcade takes place at the Tribeca Festival Hub from April 20-28.