Jaunt

☀☀☀☀ Jaunt is a video player that houses the top virtual reality videos in one place. Available on Google Play, the App Store, and now the Playstation VR system, you can use a headset to view the videos, or simply use your phone. The videos are broken down into categories; the app interface of the app is well organized. Released in 2014, Techcrunch tested the app off the bat and was impressed with the early capabilities. Now, it has grown to encompass more platforms and content, from sports to world news, helping journalists keep up with current events in an engaging way. — Cole Feinbloom

☀☀☀☀ Created by scientists, engineers and broadcast professionals, Jaunt is a virtual reality app that collaborates with brands, artists and filmmakers. Users can choose experiences ranging from visiting Disneyland to exploring the migrant crisis, with environmental sound and cinematic quality. The programs last from one to six minutes. The app is intuitive and easy to maneuver. Users can proceed with or without VR viewers, making it more accessible. Jaunt uses 360-view, which may be difficult for some users to adjust to. Great for documentary journalism, international journalism, and news that requires a detailed visual component. — Victoria Grijalva

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