Audio connection. Audio is relatively low-tech, less intimidating for interviewees and can be the perfect guide as people navigate an unfamiliar space. Learn how techniques from audio storytelling can contribute a “deeper sense of immersive, a more instinctive connection” in virtual reality films.
AR’s potential. Uses of augmented reality are expanding, from participatory storytelling to place-based projects to audio experiments and more. “In this nascent moment, while the contours of emerging media remain malleable, it’s vital for diverse creators to participate in shaping AR’s future as a technology, medium and platform.”
Remote reporting. Virtual reality is enabling people to attend conferences remotely, but there are challenges to overcome, including noise, eye strain and limited battery life. Is covering events through VR a fad or a promising opportunity for journalists? Reply with your take.
Broadcasted. Check out these seven examples where augmented reality meets broadcast media to cover weather, sports and election results.
Digital threat. “Zero Days VR” is the story of the computer virus Stuxnet. Jump into the world of high-stakes cyber warfare.