Virtual reality is slowly becoming mainstream and that means we now have more content to experience in VR. Tech companies are jumping on the bandwagon and pushing their VR technologies while content creators are trying to cater to new audiences through this medium. ABC News has confirmed that Good Morning America is going to take viewers on a live virtual reality Safari to one of the most breathtaking natural wonders in Africa.
Amy Robach of ABC News is going to take viewers to Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater, commonly known as Africa’s “Garden of Eden,” the visit will be particularly interesting since part of Africa’s stunning Great Migration visits the Crater making it one of the greatest concentrations of large mammals on the entire continent.
The virtual reality stream will be brought to you via IM360’s 360-degree virtual reality camera and drone-mounted cameras. This is going to be a first on network television as the 360-degree virtual reality camera will enable viewers to select their own adventure live, in real-time.
Good Morning America’s virtual reality broadcast will be live from 7 to 9 am ET tomorrow, February 23rd, 2016. Viewers can tune in using the IM360 app available for iOS and Android with Google’s Cardboard headset. The broadcast will also be accessible using the Samsung Gear VR.