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# Virtual Reality

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Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality
Two Irish maritime archaeologists living in Iceland and Australia have created a virtual reality video of an old shipwreck.
Facebook to buy tech start-up working on mind control technology
It’s the latest in a series of announcements from Facebook about virtual and augmented reality technology.
Donegal is turning to virtual reality to bump its overseas visitor numbers
The county is one of the west’s least visited.
Now you can explore the Titanic shipwreck from your living room
The Irish company behind the game previously created a VR recreation of the 1969 moon landing.
Take a tour of this commuter-friendly Kildare home without leaving your couch
This week’s VR viewing brings you inside an elegant three-bed in Naas.
Seven centuries of Irish history lost in a fire to be recreated in virtual reality
Destroyed in the civil war, Trinity researchers are recreating the Public Records Office in virtual reality.
Benefit are now letting you 'try on' different eyebrow styles in virtual reality because this is the future
Is this an episode of Black Mirror?
'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke
That’s according to new research published in the Neurology journal.
Mark Zuckerberg apologises for use of VR video to highlight Puerto Rico aid message
Yesterday, Zuckerberg used Facebook’s app Spaces to roam through a VR-produced 360 video of Puerto Rico.
Explore this beautiful five-bed south Dublin home with our virtual reality tour
This 1930s home is full of contemporary style thanks to a recent re-design.
Virtual reality project will put you behind the hall door of Irish landmarks
Collaboration on will allow our users to explore through smartphone or desktop.
Why Samsung's 360 camera is perfect... if you're a Samsung fanboy
Review: The Gear 360 is a nice piece of kit, but will only work with a select few high-end Samsung smartphones.
Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case
The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.
The new Football Manager game predicts how Brexit might impact the Premier League
Director Miles Jacobson also spoke of how the game employs 1300 scouts in 51 countries.
These floating dog heads show how harassment in virtual reality can be curbed
A game of poker shows how trolling and harassment can be stopped before it happens.
Facebook sees a future where it can literally read your thoughts
Mark Zuckerberg talked about a world where people could share raw thoughts or feelings telepathically.
Virtual Reality is amazing - but there are a few things to keep in mind
It may be first generation technology, but it lives up to the hype.
An Irish granny had the sweariest reaction to trying a virtual reality headset
Jesus no.
Two reasons why virtual reality is about to take off: Gaming and porn
UK expert James Dearsley tells us what industries will gain the most from VR.
Facebook sees you taking photos of yourself using a virtual selfie stick
It’s part of its social features for the Oculus Rift, its virtual reality headset.
Take a break and watch this Irish mum's reaction to a virtual reality headset
‘Jesus almighty’
VIDEO: The world's first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived
Galactica takes users on a journey through space.
This is why you could get sick when in virtual reality
It’s all to do with the disconnect between what you’re seeing and what your body is experiencing.
With the Sony PlayStation VR, virtual reality is having its iPod moment
And it could end up being the right product at the right time.
The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it's deadly
A series of VR videos of various aspects of the Way have been produced so you can experience the Irish west from your seat. And they’re very, very cool.
With VR close to launching, what is Ireland bringing to the table?
With the first batch of consumer headsets arriving in the next few weeks, a number of Irish companies are working on their own projects.
Facebook's plans to take over the world are taking two steps forward
Virtual reality is the major focus but it’s also looking at ways to help people deal with more data-intensive services like video.
Consoling a virtual child could be the key to helping people with depression
New research has found that consoling a child in virtual reality can help people be less critical of themselves and more positive.
European police and soldiers will be trained by a €2m game made at Trinity College
The college is leading a project that aims to improve skills needed in peacekeeping missions.
Virtual reality takes porn 'to the next level'
“No longer will scenes be flat and two-dimensional. Viewers can now feel like they’re part of the action.”
Oculus Rift apologises for its VR headset being pricier than expected
Fans voiced their anger after it was revealed the headset and accessories would cost them €699.
McGregor stars alongside top names in new trailer for the upcoming UFC game
EA Sports haven’t got The Notorious quite right going by this clip.
VR is arriving soon but only 1% of PCs will be able to run it
The prediction from one of the biggest graphic chip makes suggests it’s going to be a niche pursuit for the first year.
A Minority Report-style interface for your devices isn't sci-fi but a real possibility
The likes of Minority Report depict a world where you only need your hands to interact with software – and Leap Motion is working on such an experience.
Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so
The founder of Oculus VR believes that VR and other similar devices will be more commonplace than smartphones today.
Spurs winger's Irish girlfriend hilariously confuses Football Manager with real life
Hazel O’Sullivan has obviously never spent days sat in front of a laptop leading Scunthorpe to Champions League glory.
VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?
The first real headsets will start arriving at the end of 2015/early 2016, and it could bring benefits far beyond gaming.
Here's what the Irish team to face Scotland would be -- based on Fantasy Football stats
Damien Delaney and Stephen Quinn are among those to feature.
GoPro's next adventure is going to involve drones and VR
Although if you want to shoot 360-degree video, you might want to have six GoPro cameras handy.
Playing real-life football with only an overhead computer game style view is REALLY difficult
But thanks Norway.