Guardian VR: The Guardian's App for Solitary Confinement

Guardian VR: The Guardian's App for Solitary Confinement

by Gary Oldwood on 11 July 2016 · 1013 views

1 large Guardian VR The Guardians App for Solitary Confinement

How does it feel to live for 23 hours per day in a 6 × 9 feet prison cell? A new project created by The Guardian will make you feel the experience of solitary confinement in American prisons through a Virtual Reality app. This is an android app that invites you to wear headphones and a VR headset, and discover how a prisoner feels in a 6 × 9 feet cell, showing you initially how isolation can cause psychological traumas. Would you bear living like that?

2 large Guardian VR The Guardians App for Solitary Confinement

The application, namely Guardian VR, or alternatively 6x9, puts you in such a cell and also lets you hear stories about what one experiences when held under these conditions. The graphics are very realistic, even if you do not have virtual reality glasses available. However, the experience is amazing if you do have a VR headset!

How close can your fantasy be to a prisoner’s reality in an isolation cell? Download the app on your Android smartphone or tablet and learn how 80.000-100.000 US prisoners who experience isolation feel.

Below you can take a look at the app through a 360o video:

You can learn more about the project here.

Download Guardian VR for Android here.

Download Guardian VR for iOS here.

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