After jumping to the head of the class of augmented reality journalism in 2019, USA Today continues to push the medium forward in 2020.
The latest AR story from the media company investigates one of the biggest stories of 2019 in the Boeing 737 Max aircraft, which the Federal Aviation Administration grounded in March 2019 after two crashes, resulted in 346 deaths.
With the title "737: What Went Wrong", the story is accessible via the USA Today app for iOS and Android and can be found under the augmented reality section.
After presenting background information on the Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft and their crashes, the experience focuses on explaining the Maneuver Characteristics Augmentation System (MACS), which has been identified as the root cause for both crashes.
The New York Times has established itself as leaders in AR journalism in 2018, including breakthrough milestones such as volumetric video and Magic Leap experiences.
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