Inmates are using virtual reality to visit home in this Santiago prison.
A group of prison inmates experienced, for the first time in a long time, what it felt like to visit their homes. Filmmaker, Catalina Alarcón, took a 360º camera to the inmates’ houses and the inmate experience this
“We wanted the inmates to have the opportunity to interact with their families, returning home for a few seconds thanks to technology,” said the filmmaker, Catalina Alarcón.
The director, Catalina, wants to take it further and generate immediate interaction using streaming technology, then they could also engage in a real time conversation with their families as they “visit”.