Vir­tual vi­su­als

Business Traveller (Asia-Pacific) - - UPFRONT -

WHETHER you’re a ner­vous flyer or just look­ing for a new in­flight en­ter­tain­ment op­tion, Alaska Air­lines wants to trans­port you out of the cabin and into new worlds of vir­tual re­al­ity (VR).

The air­line has an­nounced that it is part­ner­ing with Sky­Lights, which pro­vides air­lines with im­mer­sive VR tech­nol­ogy, and of­fer­ing first class pas­sen­gers on 10 flights be­tween Bos­ton and Seat­tle and Bos­ton and San Diego the op­por­tu­nity to test out VR head­sets.

In ad­di­tion to ex­plor­ing vir­tual land­scapes, pas­sen­gers can watch 2D and 3D movies with the head­sets, in­clud­ing Three Bill­boards Out­side Eb­bing, Mis­souri; Ready Player One; and Fer­di­nand.

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