The World Water Forum It is the the world's largest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council (WWC). Its mission is to “promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical issues of water at all levels, to facilitate conservation, protection, development, planning, management and efficient use of water in all its dimensions on an environmentally sustainable basis for the benefit of all life on Earth “.
This time the World Forum chose the city of Brasília, between lectures, workshops, shows, virtual reality and a lot of people, the IDB allowed attendees to discover first person thanks to virtual reality, the day of Haitians and the works that they are engaged in Haiti to facilitate access to drinking water to thousands of residents of Port-au-Prince and other cities.
In the event of Mendoza, Argentina, the IDB held its Annual Assembly of Governors.
This official meeting is a forum for discussion between the Governors of these institutions, who are usually Ministers of finance, Presidents of central banks or other high authorities of the Member States. Also, attended by representatives of multilateral financial institutions, development and private banking.
The IDB, with the support of Samsung, availed of virtual reality to show how they are working to improve the lives of the inhabitants of Latin America and the Caribbean. Thanks to virtual reality, attendees were able to travel to Haiti and see how the IDB and its technicians work in the hands of local authorities and citizens in education, agriculture, water and transport projects. Experiences VR which we filmed in Panama, the public could experience the problem of the traffic in the region and the solutions that arise thanks to virtual reality. Attendees flew over the expansion of the canal or discovered the solutions that are being conducted for the regeneration of mangroves and avoid the damage causing flooding in the most disadvantaged local populations.
Once again we have been witnesses, seeing the faces and reactions of the people, of the great role played by virtual reality in social awareness. The VR is "empathy machine" puts us in the shoes of other people who do not have the same opportunities and problems as us.
RURAL SUSTENTÁVEL: LOW CARBON AGRICULTURE IN BRAZIL
In the last months we have been involved on this project we have met thousands of people from all over the world that are fighting against the climatic chance. The immersive experience VR “Low carbone agriculture in Brazil” is based on the Rural Sustentável project and it has been developed together with the Inter-American Development Bank.
LOS40VR: MUSIC AND VIRTUAL REALITY
LOS40VR is a virtual reality App created to surprise fans of bands and lovers of music and virtual reality. For the first time viewers will be near their favorite musicians and will live exciting immersive experiences next to them.
The new Iralta VR App
Iralta publishes its new application that allows viewing 360° videos from iOs and Android mobile devices.
10 Tips for effective use of virtual reality in tourism
10 Tips for effective use of virtual reality in tourism It is the title of the workshop held in FITUR 2018. Segittur proposed us to summarize our experience in the creation of virtual reality for space FITUR Know-Export and tourism projects in ten tips.
In this article you will find some tips and ideas that you must assess before producing a virtual reality experience in the tourism sector.
FITUR, the tourism fair has smashed records in its 38th edition. This year 2018, more than 140,000 accredited and more than 10,000 companies from around the world have participated in the event par excellence of tourism in Spain.
Cervantes VR in classrooms
Now that classes are empty and the students and teachers enjoy their holiday, we'd like to remember the day of virtual reality that we live with the students of the CEIP "Leopoldo Calvo Sotelo" in Madrid last week of course.
A few months ago, an interesting assignment came. On the occasion of the centenary of Madrid's Plaza Mayor, Photoespaña sought to produce, with the patronage of Samsung, a VR piece for this year's festival.
Chasing the Northern Lights VR – Lofoten Island Norway 360º
Travel to the of the Arctic circle in winter is a unique experience.
The unpredictable and ever-changing climate produces a wide variety of lighting conditions. It is the best time of year to photograph its incredible mountains and frozen lakes. But mostly it's the best time to catch the capricious and elusive Aurora Borealis.
Presentation Cervantes VR
Did you miss the presentation of VR Cervantes?
Do not worry…. Here are a summary of the day
It is a piece of virtual reality in which we discover the figure of Miguel de Cervantes. his time, his travels, his thoughts, his works and some of the mysteries surrounding his life…