Interactive 360 experience Offers Glimpse into the Lives of Antarctic Researchers

In 1955 New Zelander Sir Edmund Hillary  led the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition team into Earth’s coldest continent.  The hut Hillary built there will be open to the public via a new VR experience from the Antarctic Heritage Trust. Here’s more from VR Scout:

Developed in partnership with the Trust and Auckland University of Technologyover a two year period, the educational VR experience transports you to the frozen tundras of the Antarctica where you can explore Hillary’s original hut. Upon launching the experience, you’ll be hit with the sound of sub-zero winds, sending a cold chill down your spine while setting the tone for the rest of the experience. A voice over then welcomes you to the experience before providing some important survival information, such as why Hillary chose to make the hut brightly colored.

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