Could VR representations of news stories replace traditional forms of news media?

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VR technology is increasingly being used for social good. We recently wrote about this development that puts those battling with drug dependency in high stimulus environments so they can learn coping mechanisms. We also covered this role playing game that uses VR technology to teach police and military officials about peacekeeping. Now, Emblematic Group uses VR simulation to put users in the middle of breaking news stories. Launching soon, the platform is designed to help people understand what it feels like to face a natural or man-made disaster. The company’s CEO, former journalist Nonny de la Peña has developed…

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