2018 Summit – Reality Revolution: How AR/VR Can Create Empathy, Urgency, and a New Sense of Place

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Steve Johnson of Boundless Media blew us away with Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality technologies, and the way that these mediums can bring experiences to viewers.

He captures the potential of this form of media in order to show people what the inside of a melting glacier in Iceland or the deteriorating reef ecosystems of the South Pacific look like.

Giving a viewer a 360 degree experience complete with sound effects and movement provides a powerful communication platform with which to evoke emotions from the viewer and thus make that viewer care about these problems.

The future of AR/VR is incredibly bright and is developing rapidly with the power to make huge impact in environmental storytelling.

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