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Watch President Obama’s farewell speech live tonight in VR

Watch President Obama’s farewell speech live tonight in VR

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Tonight at 9PM ET, President Barack Obama will give his farewell address, before handing the reins over to President-elect Trump later this month. If you don’t happen to be in Chicago to watch it, the next best thing may be a 360-degree live stream of the event, hosted by VRScout. The video will be shot with multiple Nokia Ozo cameras, placed around the venue at McCormick Place. You can watch it either in full virtual reality (through YouTube on PlayStation VR and Google Daydream, for instance, or Facebook on Samsung Gear VR) or as a flatscreen 360-degree video online.

Obama previously appeared in a short VR documentary created by studio Felix & Paul, which you can see him watching in the photo above. You can read more about the farewell address, or watch it normally, on the White House site. If you’re so inclined, you can also read up on some previous VR political experiments, from an early Democratic debate live stream to a full VR social space dedicated to the election. And, of course, you can see Michelle Obama in our 360-degree interview with the first lady.