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# virtual-reality - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

Watch: Irish archaeologists abroad transform 360-year-old Iceland shipwreck into virtual reality

Oct 19th 2019, 8:30 AM 24,154 Views 14 Comments

Two Irish maritime archaeologists living in Iceland and Australia have created a virtual reality video of an old shipwreck.

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Facebook to buy tech start-up working on mind control technology
# CTRL-Labs
# CTRL-Labs

Facebook to buy tech start-up working on mind control technology

Sep 24th 2019, 7:29 AM 10,557 Views 25 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of announcements from Facebook about virtual and augmented reality technology.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Donegal is turning to virtual reality to bump its overseas visitor numbers
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Donegal is turning to virtual reality to bump its overseas visitor numbers

May 2nd 2019, 3:04 PM 894 Views 0 Comments

The county is one of the west’s least visited.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Now you can explore the Titanic shipwreck from your living room
# Virtual Reality
# Virtual Reality

Now you can explore the Titanic shipwreck from your living room

Aug 16th 2018, 1:30 PM 21,703 Views 13 Comments

The Irish company behind the game previously created a VR recreation of the 1969 moon landing.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Take a tour of this commuter-friendly Kildare home without leaving your couch
# Virtual Reality
# Virtual Reality

Take a tour of this commuter-friendly Kildare home without leaving your couch

Mar 22nd 2018, 4:14 PM 5,709 Views 0 Comments

This week’s VR viewing brings you inside an elegant three-bed in Naas.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Seven centuries of Irish history lost in a fire to be recreated in virtual reality
# Public Record Office
# Public Record Office

Seven centuries of Irish history lost in a fire to be recreated in virtual reality

Feb 8th 2018, 9:58 AM 28,390 Views 45 Comments

Destroyed in the civil war, Trinity researchers are recreating the Public Records Office in virtual reality.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Benefit are now letting you 'try on' different eyebrow styles in virtual reality because this is the future
# Brows-ing
From The Daily Edge
# Brows-ing

Benefit are now letting you 'try on' different eyebrow styles in virtual reality because this is the future

Jan 24th 2018, 8:00 AM 2,921 Views 2 Comments

Is this an episode of Black Mirror?

# virtual-reality - Sunday 19 November, 2017

'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke
# Research
# Research

'Motivating alternative': Virtual reality therapy just as effective as regular therapy after stroke

Nov 19th 2017, 7:30 AM 6,720 Views 2 Comments

That’s according to new research published in the Neurology journal.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for use of VR video to highlight Puerto Rico aid message
# Facebook
# Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg apologises for use of VR video to highlight Puerto Rico aid message

Oct 11th 2017, 9:50 PM 14,655 Views 14 Comments

Yesterday, Zuckerberg used Facebook’s app Spaces to roam through a VR-produced 360 video of Puerto Rico.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Explore this beautiful five-bed south Dublin home with our virtual reality tour
# Vr 360 Tour
# Vr 360 Tour

Explore this beautiful five-bed south Dublin home with our virtual reality tour

Sep 28th 2017, 5:33 PM 40,057 Views 10 Comments

This 1930s home is full of contemporary style thanks to a recent re-design.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Virtual reality project will put you behind the hall door of Irish landmarks
# Sneak Peek
# Sneak Peek

Virtual reality project will put you behind the hall door of Irish landmarks

Sep 27th 2017, 9:30 PM 6,200 Views 3 Comments

Collaboration on TheJournal.ie will allow our users to explore through smartphone or desktop.

# virtual-reality - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Why Samsung's 360 camera is perfect... if you're a Samsung fanboy
# Virtual Reality
# Virtual Reality

Why Samsung's 360 camera is perfect... if you're a Samsung fanboy

Mar 11th 2017, 9:30 AM 13,343 Views 13 Comments

Review: The Gear 360 is a nice piece of kit, but will only work with a select few high-end Samsung smartphones.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case
# Payout
# Payout

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

Feb 1st 2017, 10:58 PM 18,458 Views 15 Comments

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

The new Football Manager game predicts how Brexit might impact the Premier League
# Virtual Reality
From The42
# Virtual Reality

The new Football Manager game predicts how Brexit might impact the Premier League

Oct 19th 2016, 12:06 PM 18,801 Views 25 Comments

Director Miles Jacobson also spoke of how the game employs 1300 scouts in 51 countries.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

These floating dog heads show how harassment in virtual reality can be curbed
# In Your Face
# In Your Face

These floating dog heads show how harassment in virtual reality can be curbed

Aug 10th 2016, 12:18 PM 10,073 Views 13 Comments

A game of poker shows how trolling and harassment can be stopped before it happens.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Facebook sees a future where it can literally read your thoughts
# Mind Reader
# Mind Reader

Facebook sees a future where it can literally read your thoughts

Jun 15th 2016, 5:47 PM 10,338 Views 47 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg talked about a world where people could share raw thoughts or feelings telepathically.

# virtual-reality - Monday 25 April, 2016

Virtual Reality is amazing - but there are a few things to keep in mind
# Believe The Hype
# Believe The Hype

Virtual Reality is amazing - but there are a few things to keep in mind

Apr 25th 2016, 8:30 PM 19,496 Views 14 Comments

It may be first generation technology, but it lives up to the hype.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

An Irish granny had the sweariest reaction to trying a virtual reality headset
# Virtual Insantiy
From The Daily Edge
# Virtual Insantiy

An Irish granny had the sweariest reaction to trying a virtual reality headset

Apr 20th 2016, 1:50 PM 4,162 Views 2 Comments

Jesus no.

# virtual-reality - Monday 18 April, 2016

Two reasons why virtual reality is about to take off: Gaming and porn
# Hardware
# Hardware

Two reasons why virtual reality is about to take off: Gaming and porn

Apr 18th 2016, 2:45 PM 21,260 Views 26 Comments

UK expert James Dearsley tells us what industries will gain the most from VR.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Facebook sees you taking photos of yourself using a virtual selfie stick
# Self(ie) Obsessed
# Self(ie) Obsessed

Facebook sees you taking photos of yourself using a virtual selfie stick

Apr 14th 2016, 10:11 AM 12,978 Views 7 Comments

It’s part of its social features for the Oculus Rift, its virtual reality headset.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Take a break and watch this Irish mum's reaction to a virtual reality headset
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this Irish mum's reaction to a virtual reality headset

Mar 30th 2016, 11:35 AM 28,798 Views 33 Comments

‘Jesus almighty’

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

VIDEO: The world's first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived
# Galactica
# Galactica

VIDEO: The world's first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived

Mar 29th 2016, 4:24 PM 11,197 Views 11 Comments

Galactica takes users on a journey through space.

# virtual-reality - Friday 18 March, 2016

This is why you could get sick when in virtual reality
# Nausea
# Nausea

This is why you could get sick when in virtual reality

Mar 18th 2016, 4:34 PM 14,578 Views 12 Comments

It’s all to do with the disconnect between what you’re seeing and what your body is experiencing.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

With the Sony PlayStation VR, virtual reality is having its iPod moment
# Perfect Timing
# Perfect Timing

With the Sony PlayStation VR, virtual reality is having its iPod moment

Mar 16th 2016, 9:55 AM 10,611 Views 28 Comments

And it could end up being the right product at the right time.

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it's deadly
# Wild And Wonderful
# Wild And Wonderful

The Wild Atlantic Way just went all Virtual Reality, and it's deadly

Mar 15th 2016, 4:07 PM 24,079 Views 20 Comments

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.

# virtual-reality - Sunday 6 March, 2016

With VR close to launching, what is Ireland bringing to the table?
# Another Dimension
# Another Dimension

With VR close to launching, what is Ireland bringing to the table?

Mar 6th 2016, 7:00 PM 14,927 Views 18 Comments

With the first batch of consumer headsets arriving in the next few weeks, a number of Irish companies are working on their own projects.

# virtual-reality - Monday 22 February, 2016

Facebook's plans to take over the world are taking two steps forward
# Ambition
# Ambition

Facebook's plans to take over the world are taking two steps forward

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:55 AM 13,429 Views 14 Comments

Virtual reality is the major focus but it’s also looking at ways to help people deal with more data-intensive services like video.

# virtual-reality - Monday 15 February, 2016

Consoling a virtual child could be the key to helping people with depression
# Help Yourself
# Help Yourself

Consoling a virtual child could be the key to helping people with depression

Feb 15th 2016, 10:50 AM 8,819 Views 4 Comments

New research has found that consoling a child in virtual reality can help people be less critical of themselves and more positive.

# virtual-reality - Friday 5 February, 2016

European police and soldiers will be trained by a €2m game made at Trinity College
# Virtual Reality
# Virtual Reality

European police and soldiers will be trained by a €2m game made at Trinity College

Feb 5th 2016, 12:37 PM 14,945 Views 44 Comments

The college is leading a project that aims to improve skills needed in peacekeeping missions.

# virtual-reality - Friday 22 January, 2016

Virtual reality takes porn 'to the next level'
# Better Than Reality
# Better Than Reality

Virtual reality takes porn 'to the next level'

Jan 22nd 2016, 12:00 PM 33,633 Views 66 Comments

“No longer will scenes be flat and two-dimensional. Viewers can now feel like they’re part of the action.”

# virtual-reality - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Oculus Rift apologises for its VR headset being pricier than expected
# Confusion
# Confusion

Oculus Rift apologises for its VR headset being pricier than expected

Jan 7th 2016, 4:52 PM 12,989 Views 28 Comments

Fans voiced their anger after it was revealed the headset and accessories would cost them €699.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

McGregor stars alongside top names in new trailer for the upcoming UFC game
# Virtual Reality
From The42
# Virtual Reality

McGregor stars alongside top names in new trailer for the upcoming UFC game

Jan 6th 2016, 12:05 AM 11,075 Views 6 Comments

EA Sports haven’t got The Notorious quite right going by this clip.

# virtual-reality - Monday 4 January, 2016

VR is arriving soon but only 1% of PCs will be able to run it
# Reality Check
# Reality Check

VR is arriving soon but only 1% of PCs will be able to run it

Jan 4th 2016, 12:04 PM 9,464 Views 18 Comments

The prediction from one of the biggest graphic chip makes suggests it’s going to be a niche pursuit for the first year.

# virtual-reality - Monday 23 November, 2015

A Minority Report-style interface for your devices isn't sci-fi but a real possibility
# Tracking
# Tracking

A Minority Report-style interface for your devices isn't sci-fi but a real possibility

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:00 AM 12,133 Views 2 Comments

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.

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so
# Takeover
# Takeover

Will VR become more ubiquitous than the smartphone? This man seems to think so

Nov 3rd 2015, 4:19 PM 13,346 Views 18 Comments

The founder of Oculus VR believes that VR and other similar devices will be more commonplace than smartphones today.

# virtual-reality - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Spurs winger's Irish girlfriend hilariously confuses Football Manager with real life
# Virtual Reality
From The42
# Virtual Reality

Spurs winger's Irish girlfriend hilariously confuses Football Manager with real life

Sep 19th 2015, 4:20 PM 14,760 Views 11 Comments

Hazel O’Sullivan has obviously never spent days sat in front of a laptop leading Scunthorpe to Champions League glory.

# virtual-reality - Sunday 5 July, 2015

VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?

Jul 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 10,892 Views 14 Comments

The first real headsets will start arriving at the end of 2015/early 2016, and it could bring benefits far beyond gaming.

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Here's what the Irish team to face Scotland would be -- based on Fantasy Football stats
# Virtual Reality
From The42
# Virtual Reality

Here's what the Irish team to face Scotland would be -- based on Fantasy Football stats

Jun 9th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,825 Views 7 Comments

Damien Delaney and Stephen Quinn are among those to feature.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 28 May, 2015

GoPro's next adventure is going to involve drones and VR
# New View
# New View

GoPro's next adventure is going to involve drones and VR

May 28th 2015, 2:57 PM 7,382 Views 11 Comments

Although if you want to shoot 360-degree video, you might want to have six GoPro cameras handy.

# virtual-reality - Monday 11 May, 2015

Playing real-life football with only an overhead computer game style view is REALLY difficult
# Virtual Insanity
From The42
# Virtual Insanity

Playing real-life football with only an overhead computer game style view is REALLY difficult

May 11th 2015, 8:06 PM 5,125 Views 2 Comments

But thanks Norway.

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