Take the Bird Box Challenge with VR Headset, for Good

5 Jan , 2019 News VeeR VR

Take the Bird Box Challenge with VR Headset, for Good

The Bird Box Challenge is sweeping over social media after the movie “Bird Box” came out on Netflix. Fans follow the scenes in the movie, blindfold themselves and wander around outside. However, Netflix didn’t show any delightfulness about the unprecedented marketing success, it called out the challenge on Twitter and asked people not to hurt themselves.

It is pretty obvious how dangerous it is to be on street blindfolded, how about take the challenge with VR headset, and wander in the virtual reality world, for something good instead. You can download VeeR VR in your Oculus, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality,  Google Daydream, Steam VR and Lenovo Mirage Solo to not only take the Bird Box challenge but also learn charity’s work.

Being aware of sufferings

With VR headset, you can get closer to the wide range of social causes, from climate change, animal protection, crisis relief, to humanistic campaigns etc. You can understand and be more closely empathize with others when having the immersive storytelling experiences in VR/360 videos.

The Price of Conflict, the Prospect of Peace: Virtual Reality in the Philippines

This 360° virtual reality video follows the experiences of two Filipinos living in Upper Campo Islam, Mindanao, a region in the Philippines affected by a decades-old conflict now looking to rebuild.

Forced From Their Village by Violence

 

In the northwest Central African Republic, an armed rebel group has burned villages to the ground, displacing thousands. Listen to the voices of those who fled the violence.

Learning life-saving skills

VR has being used in various contexts from classrooms to medical labs. Now, you can take the first person perspective in VR, learn and practice skills to handle emergencies, which allows you respond better in real life.

Operation Lifesaver – Never Game a Train

 

Exploring the hidden parts you’ve never seen before

Organizations like world bank no longer only use VR to raise public awareness about poverty-stricken areas in the world, but also want to engage you with the actual life in the hidden corners that are often neglected.

Bucaramanga in 360: A Competitive City

What does a “competitive city” look like? The World Bank Group traveled to Bucaramanga, Colombia to find out. Here, amid the city’s famously rugged topography – with no ports or railroads nearby, and almost 10 hours away from the nation’s capital, Bogota – economic development seemed to be a tough proposition. Bucaramanga, however, managed to reinvent itself and become a globally competitive city – with the fastest rates of GDP growth and job growth in Colombia, and one of the fastest growth rates in the Western Hemisphere. Explore this 360° video to find out more about what sets competitive cities apart.

Our Home, Our People

‘Vei lomani’ is a Fijian expression meaning ‘love in action’, and it is a value at the heart of Fijian life. And it is in the spirit of ‘vei lomani’ that Fijians are coming together to respond to the impacts of climate change. Experience the story of Catalina, Rai, Asmita and Rupeni in 360° VR, and explore more at www.ourhomeourpeople.com. ‘Our Home, Our People’ is best viewed with a VR headset and headphones.

Like the Bird Box Challenge, being blindfolded with a VR headset provides individuals with a thrilling sense of unknown. Unlike the Bird Box challenge, exploring the unknown in a VR headset is safe and intriguing. You can download VeeR VR in your Oculus, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality,  Google Daydream, Steam VR and Lenovo Mirage Solo to not only take the Bird Box challenge but also learn charity’s work. If you are looking for VR devices, please visit VeeR Store.


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