Virtual Storytelling

Traditional methods of storytelling are enhanced with VR innovations

Implications - The widespread applications of virtual reality technology are made more apparent to mainstream consumers through its integration into journalism and entertainment. While VR is still a seemingly inaccessible technology, innovative business-to-business partnerships have the potential to spur on a wider set of applications that can enrich daily life for the average consumer.
SCORE: 7.4
This Year and Warm Top 6 Examples: 8,378 Total Clicks Jun 15 - Aug 16
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High-Tech Immersive News - This Virtual Reality Film Documents the Experience of Children in War
SCORE: 7.8
V. Hot 4,043 Clicks Pub: Oct 20, 15
High-Tech Immersive News
This Virtual Reality Film Documents the Experience of Children in War
The New York Times is producing its first-ever virtual reality film, and providing its readers with Google Cardboard headsets so that they can experience it. In collaboration with Google, the Times... [More]
Water Crisis VR Films - charity: water's Virtual Reality Event Tells a Powerful Story About Water
SCORE: 8.1
This Year and Warm 970 Clicks Pub: Aug 24, 16
Water Crisis VR Films
charity: water's Virtual Reality Event Tells a Powerful Story About Water
As part of an effort to communicate just how important water is to our daily lives, ‘charity: water’ created a unique virtual reality event in New York City. The NYC exhibit featured... [More]
Heartbreaking VR Journalism - This Publication Uses VR Technology to Tell the Story of Refugees
SCORE: 6.2
Warm 467 Clicks Pub: Oct 22, 15
Heartbreaking VR Journalism
This Publication Uses VR Technology to Tell the Story of Refugees
The New York Times recently teamed up with Google to use VR technology to tell the story of refugees. In recent years, VR technology has been used for everything from fashion shows to campus tours.... [More]
Virtual Reality Sports Events - The 2015 U.S. Open Will Be Streamed in VR Technology
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 1,479 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 15
Virtual Reality Sports Events
The 2015 U.S. Open Will Be Streamed in VR Technology
Thanks to a recently announced partnership between FOX Sports and NextVR, the 2015 U.S. Open of golf will be broadcast for the first time using virtual reality technology in the history of broadcast... [More]
Virtual Reality Photojournalism - The Getty Images VR Database Will Be Accessible with Oculus Rift
SCORE: 4.6
Mild 815 Clicks Pub: Jun 23, 15
Virtual Reality Photojournalism
The Getty Images VR Database Will Be Accessible with Oculus Rift
The recently announced Getty Images VR platform is yet another example of the emergence of virtual reality technology in the realm of journalism. In an innovative move, Getty Images will begin... [More]
VR Storytelling Apps - Samsung's Bedtime VR Stories Puts a High-Tech Twist on Storytelling
SCORE: 6.3
This Year and Mild 604 Clicks Pub: Apr 30, 16
VR Storytelling Apps
Samsung's Bedtime VR Stories Puts a High-Tech Twist on Storytelling
Samsung recently debuted a new app called Bedtime VR Stories that puts a high-tech twist on the bedtime storytelling tradition. While it is hard to replace real storytelling with technology, the new... [More]