HTC Vive Launches $10 Million “VR For Impact” Programme

HTC Vive announced ‘VR For Impact, a $10 million programme to drive VR content and technologies that ‘create experiences that improve awareness, education, and lead to action’ at the WEF in Davos. The campaign is related to UN initiatives and Gabo Arora, Creator of the UN’s VR Initiative and Creative Advisor to the World Food Programme said “”HTC is a pioneer in recognizing the work the UN has done to promote social change through virtual reality. The Vive’s room-scale VR capability can be a powerful tool for immersive storytelling, education and training; their support will empower more people to affect global change, give voices to the most vulnerable and provide access to new possibilities for the most marginalized”.