Building the Volumetric Future. “Godmother of Virtual Reality” Nonny de la Peña kicked off ONA Insights: Emerging Tech with a conversation on her career and an overview of how the immersive industry has evolved.
A Guide to Immersive Ethics. McClatchy’s Jayson Chesler and Theresa Poulson unpacked their Journalism 360 guide in this session on producing stories ethically within AR, VR, 360 video and other immersive tools
Intro to AR with Snapchat Lens Studio. Watch Journalism 360 Program Manager Robert Hernandez and Emblematic Group’s Chaitanya Shah lead a hands-on workshop walking through how to build AR experiences using Snapchat’s software.
Virtually Confined. Journalism 360 Ambassador Francesca Panetta wrote about how her VR project on solitary confinement, 6X9, has affected her thinking about staying at home during coronavirus, and how space can affect the mind.
Bringing Doodles to Life. New app Rakugaki AR allows you to scan drawings from a notebook and bring them into a virtual space, where you can interact with them.
Support for Black Creators. The 2020 MIT OpenDocLab & BPMplus Fellowship provides four months of independent study for Black creators to develop a documentary or nonfiction project using emerging technologies. Apply by Aug. 16.
The Future of Audience. The Immersive Audience Journey Report looks into if there really is an easily identifiable “immersive audience” who may one day consume immersive experiences in their home.