Series of Newspaper Articles About Farming Includes Oculus Rift Virtutal Reality Farm Feature
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A new five-part series from The Des Moines Register, “Harvest of Change: Iowa farm families confront a nation in transition” includes an option to view an “immersive virtual reality farm that addresses the issues reshaping rural America.”
The Register refers to this series as a “first-of-its kind explanatory journalism project”.
The newspapers worked with Gannett Digital to create the VR tour.
- A Newspaper’s First Trip Into Virtual Reality Goes to a Desolate Farm (via Bloomberg Businessweek)
- News for the Minecraft generation: Gannett experiments with virtual reality (via Poynter.org)
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