Residents Travel the World Via Virtual Reality

Author  Griselle Marino

MIAMI – Residents got a chance to visit any destination in the world without leaving their seat during a virtual reality demonstration on April 9 at the Stephen P. Clark Center in downtown Miami.  

Dr nvanvitch 1The Office of Community Advocacy partnered with the nonprofit Equality Lab to let people experience the joy of visiting their native country or favorite “bucket list” destination through immersive 360 degree technology.

Equality Lab utilizes virtual reality to engage with seniors and at-risk youth through partnerships with various community organizations and police departments. Equality Lab’s primary supporter and funder is the Roddenberry Foundation, created by the son of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry to build on his father’s legacy by supporting tech-driven projects that promote a positive vision of the future.