28 Feb '17, 9am

Want to be a forest ranger? Head to the Singapore ArtScience Museum

A new permanent exhibition at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore will put the reality back into augmented reality. Into The Wild will have visitors wandering through the basement level of the museum, with a smartphone in hand, as a Sumatran rainforest comes alive on the screen. Taking on the role of a forest ranger, they complete challenges to be able to plant a virtual seed. It will then grow into a tree on the fourth level of the museum. To top off the experience, at the end of the exhibition, they can choose to have an actual tree planted in their name in the Sumatran rainforest and even track its growth. The exhibition is a culmination of almost two years of planning and work by the museum, together with partners Google, Lenovo and WWF. “I think it’s a nice time for this type of experience to land in Singapore because so many people would have experienced augmented rea...

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