Virtual Reality: The Future of our Heritage | Ajit Padmanabh | TEDxNITTrichy

Mr. Ajit Padmanabh, Founder & CEO of WhoVR, a startup focused on crafting heritage experiences through the use of cutting-edge VR, explains how the wonders of the ancient world can be reanimated through the power of virtual reality. From VR-enabled tours of inaccessible temples to reliving the majesty of ancient ruins in their heyday, this talk explores the sheer power of leveraging the modern to understand and get awed by the ancient. It aims to challenge the grand narratives of history on a global scale while fostering a deep-rooted sense of belonging in our heritage. Technology for good – technology to unite and inspire.

Founder at Who VR. He has a passion for our heritage, arts, culture, and the role of technology in rekindling interest in the same, challenging the grand narratives of history. His mission is to harness the cutting-edge for good – to make us veritable stakeholders of what is rightfully ours, but so often overlooked. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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