Samsung partners with UNESCO to create virtual reality content

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“Samsung India has entered into a partnership with UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) to launch a 360-degree video and virtual reality (VR) content of two magnificent Indian heritage sites- the Sun Temple in Konark, Odisha and Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

The project will provide experiential educational content to students across the country.

The immersive content will also be available to students at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV), where Samsung Smart Class have been set up in over 500 schools since 2013

There are 36 UNESCO heritage sites in India at present.

Samsung India said it may take up more sites to develop 360 videos and VR content in future.

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