Possibilities are endless for VR wildlife documentaries

Immersive technology will transform how we make natural history, says Erfan Saadati.

After Planet Earth II stole the ratings crown, talk turned to Planet Earth III. So when filming a caracal [an African wild cat] in 360 to create an immersive virtual reality experience for BBC Earth’s new partnership with Oculus, I started pondering what shape future iterations might take.

 

Planet Earth II’s immersive behind-the-scenes content gives a tantalising glimpse of what’s to come.

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