Sir David Attenborough to become a hologram for Sky VR documentary

by the Guardian

Naturalist to help viewers ‘handle’ objects from Natural History Museum, as broadcaster also unveils new HBO deal

Sir David Attenborough is to be turned into a hologram for a new virtual reality tour of London’s Natural History Museum that promises to allow users to “handle” rare fossils from the comfort of their own home.

Sky has commissioned the new experience, called Hold The World, which it says is a marriage of interactive video game technology and TV documentary. The public will be able to...

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Ars Technica reports:

Hang out with a hologram of Sir David Attenborough thanks to VR

"Hands-on" experience Hold the World coming soon to London's Natural History Museum.

Mail Online reports:

Sir David Attenborough will be turned into a HOLOGRAM

The broadcasting legend will talk about his favourite fossils from the Natural History Museum in London during a new immersive experience developed by London-based Sky VR.

The Telegraph reports:

Sir David Attenborough to be turned into a three-dimensional hologram

Following in the footsteps of Tupac Shakur, Kate Moss and Elvis Presley, Sir David Attenborough is being turned into a three-dimensional hologram, as part of a new virtual reality experience in conjunction with London's Natural History Museum.