Skip to main content

Home/ Prof Pacheco Press/ Group items tagged experiential

Rss Feed Group items tagged

Dan Pacheco

'Experiential Journalism:' How Virtual Reality Could Depict News in 3D - American Journ... - 1 views

  •  
    Pacheco has visions of how the Oculus could be used in the future. Maps could be interactive and 3D, said Pacheco. Pacheco also said natural disaster stories would be perfect for the Oculus Rift, especially when it comes to flooding. He envisions a project where "you can dial in a city, go to one of the coastal areas of that city, and see what the water level is like now and see what it's like in 10, 20, 30 years." "That would be pretty powerful, because instead of reading about the possible effects of climate change, you're going to be in it," he said.
Dan Pacheco

Student, Professor Play Key Role in Groundbreaking Journalism Moment - 1 views

  •  
    "Pacheco sees this as one part of a growing field of what he calls Experiential Media. Over the next decade, media will increasingly move into our environment, and we will move into media, Pacheco says. Your body itself, rather than a mouse, computer or phone, will increasingly become the primary mode of navigation through content. Pacheco brought an Oculus Rift to Gannett and helped the company locate a 360-degree photo team and 3D modeler from the gaming industry. The process of building the virtual reality farm included 2D photos and videos, which were then superimposed onto Google maps to recreate the scene. Pacheco says, 'It was like watching a pop-up book come to life.' "
1 - 2 of 2
Showing 20 items per page