In this week’s News of Note, technologies like VR and wearable cameras are used to help the people who need it most, in ways no one has thought of before.
A new virtual reality short film from charity: water and Vrse.works could help viewers around the world better understand the impact of clean water projects in countries like Ethiopia. (GOOD)
Thanks to Expedia, 180LA and St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, three children with serious illnesses were able to go on their dream adventures—all from the safety of the hospital. (Ad Age)
Narrative and Microsoft are turning an often difficult task—teaching children with autism to recognize emotions based on facial expressions—into an effective (and fun) game. (PSFK)