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Samsung 'Bedtime VR Stories' Helps Parents Connect With Kids Across Long Distances

May 02, 2016 01:52 PM EDT
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Millenial parents can spend more time for bedtime stories with their kids even they are distance apart. This made possible by Samsung's Bedtime VR Stories.

Bedtime stories with parents are one of the greatest parts of the childhood. This activity make the bonding of parents and their kids tighter. However, due to the hectic schedule of parents' job that requires traveling across the globe, they can't find a time to spend storytelling with their kids.

Virtual reality is defined as an artificial world that includes images or graphics and sounds.To explore the virtual reality world, Samsung has created a technology that will connect parents and their kids,

According to The Verge, Samsung's Bedtime VR Stories is currently a prototype app and in development, but it has been tested to some families in United Kingdom.

Samsung released a video on Apr. 27 that introduced their new technology Bedtime VR Stories. In the video, a mom wears a Gear VR and her child wears a Google Cardboard headset. Both of them enter the same virtual world.

As they enter the virtual world, the mother starts to narrate the story "Most Wonderful Place to Be." Both of them see and traveling the "magical places" of the story while they are sitting in their beds.

According to the source, the app only works with Galaxy S7 Edge and the Gear VR headset. Samsung has not confirmed if they will release the app to a wider audience.

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