TIME Immersive is a modern journalism app brought by TIME Magazine for Android mobile devices. This utility offers a new way to experience their stories in augmented and virtual reality.
Immersing with magazine
The main function is offering you a journey through interesting journalist pieces. You may use equipment like headsets. However, it is necessary to buy the magazine as well. The immersive virtual reality changes your view when you move your head.
At the moment, there are two stories that you can explore. Firstly, the amazon deforestation investigation. It is possible to take a journey to the forest with Jane Goodall as your guide. The other one is the landing on the Moon delivered from different angles. It brings the Buzz Aldrin and Niel Armstrong experiences to your mobile device.
To access the stories, users need to lay the magazine flat on a table or the floor. After that, you may scan the augmented reality icon on the page to activate. Holding your phone over the surface to discover TIME Immersive experience. It is possible to take screenshots or video clips to share them on WhatsApp.
- possibility to experience journalism in augmented and virtual reality;
- ability to like snaps and share them;
- the app is free to download;
- compatible with current Android versions.