The Guardian bets big on VR: ‘We’ve jumped in the deep end of the pool’

The Guardian took the wrapper of its first-ever VR project yesterday, an exploration of solitary confinement and its effects on the prisoner’s psyche. “6×9 A Virtual Experience of Solitary Confinement” is the fruit of nine months’ labor — and is just the first of many more to come. The effort would seem an extravagance at a time of belt-tightening at The Guardian, which has pl ...Read the full article

6x9: a virtual experience of solitary confinement – 360 video

Take the 360 degree video experience of solitary confinement in US prisons, which places viewers in a virtual segregation cell they can explore and interact with. It highlights the psychological effects of long-term solitary confinement for people who have experienced it first-hand around the world. 6x9: the full virtual reality experience of solitary confinement ► Subscribe to The Guardian ► Guardian website ► Guardian playlists: Comment is Free ► Guardian Docs ► Guardian Features ► Guardian Animations & Explanations ► Guardian Investigations ► The Global Migration Crisis ► Anywhere but Westminster ► Casetteboy remix the news ► More Guardian videos: We Walk Together ► Everyday racism - Akala ► Pretty Radical ► Capitalism is failing - Paul Mason ► My life as a female bodybuilder ► After Banksy: the parkour guide to Gaza ► If I Die On Mars ► Revenge Porn: Chrissy Chambers and her search for justice ► Mos Def force fed in Gitmo procedure ► Edward Snowden interview ► Bangladeshi Sex Workers take steroids ► Other Guardian channels on YouTube: Guardian Football ► Guardian Music ► Guardian Australia ► Guardian Tech ► Guardian Culture ► Guardian Wires ► Guardian Food ►