Spot the Surveillance: A VR Experience for Keeping an Eye on Big

To view Spot the Surveillance in a VR headset, you will need a VR-enabled browser. Once you have loaded the browser, please visit the URL[3]. You will then see a start menu. Use your cursor to launch the VR experience by selecting the headset icon at the bottom right of the window.

If you’re interested in using Spot the Surveillance as a tool to teach about law enforcement surveillance, please download our Lesson Plan (PDF)[4].

Oculus Rift or Oculus Go

Spot the Surveillance functions with current Oculus devices using the standard Oculus browser.

HTC Vive

Spot the Surveillance requires a browser such as Firefox or Chromium. For instructions please see the WebVR page[5]

Windows Mixed-Reality Headset

Spot the Surveillance functions with current Mixed-Reality Headset devices using the Mixed-Reality browser.


With the phone inserted in a cardboard headset, click the VR icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen to enter 3D mode.

iOS: Apple devices will not allow browsers to expand completely, so there will be some browser text around the scene. iOS devices do not include audio.

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