Source: RoadtoVR

A new Swedish initiative hopes to encourage the countries children, one fifth of which cannot swim, some suffering anxiety and fear of water, to take the plunge using a 360 VR video experience.

One fifth of children in Sweden are unable to swim, according to a new initiative launched by the Swedish Swimming Federation, a significant number considering that the country’s beautiful landscape is littered with lakes and bordered by the Baltic sea. So the organisation is trying out a new technique to help encourage children who may have been reticent to enter the water, either though simple unfamiliarity or because of a genuine fear.

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