Dan Pacheco

Chair of Journalism Innovation
Newhouse School at Syracuse University

Dan Pacheco holds the Peter A. Horvitz Endowed Chair of Journalism Innovation at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, and is a pioneer in the use of XR technologies for journalism. In 2014 he started and co-produced The Des Moines Register’s Harvest of Change VR project for the Oculus Rift, the world’s first large-scale use of virtual reality by a commercial news organization. He is currently working on journalism-related MR apps in Magic Leap and HoloLens.


AR, the future of immersive storytelling?

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Today, MR = AR + VR. 5G technology will definitively connect phones with a new wave of VR and AR headsets. They will be lighter, more powerful and more affordable. Mixed Reality will not only change phone-based matters, but also the latest Bluetooth-connected smartglasses sending the 3D output directly to your eyeball. Be ready for unforgettable […]

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