On your laptop or desktop computer, you can direct a scene using your mouse to guide your point of view at cnn.demo.robotrailer.com/VR
. Play a video, then click and drag the screen to look anywhere you like. Make sure you're using Chrome
If you're on your phone you can still click and drag -- or do something way cooler. Go on: tilt your phone and see what happens. CNN's app
uses your smartphone's accelerometer to follow your movements. It's called 'magic window' mode - and yes, it's real magic.
IN YOUR HEADSET...
Headsets are hands-down the best way to watch VR stories. You can see the latest from CNNVR on the Samsung VR app
, the Oculus Video app on Rift
, or on the CNNVR app on Google Daydream
. Just look left or right to explore the 360 world around you. Believe us, you need to try this.