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#Virtual Reality

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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 24,235 Views 14 Comments

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
# CTRL-Labs
# CTRL-Labs

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

Sep 24th 2019, 7:29 AM 10,608 Views 25 Comments

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
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

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

May 2nd 2019, 3:04 PM 918 Views 0 Comments

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

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 21,886 Views 13 Comments

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
# Virtual Reality
# Virtual Reality

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 4:14 PM 5,721 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 28,722 Views 45 Comments

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
# 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 2,931 Views 2 Comments

Is this an episode of Black Mirror?

'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 6,818 Views 2 Comments

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
# Facebook
# Facebook

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

Oct 11th 2017, 9:50 PM 14,687 Views 14 Comments

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
# 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 40,219 Views 10 Comments

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
# Sneak Peek
# Sneak Peek

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

Sep 27th 2017, 9:30 PM 6,222 Views 3 Comments

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

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 13,376 Views 11 Comments

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
# Payout
# Payout

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

Feb 1st 2017, 10:58 PM 18,479 Views 15 Comments

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
# 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 18,843 Views 25 Comments

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
# 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 10,113 Views 13 Comments

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
# Mind Reader
# Mind Reader

Facebook sees a future where it can literally read your thoughts

Jun 15th 2016, 5:47 PM 10,366 Views 47 Comments

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
# 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 19,533 Views 14 Comments

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
# 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 4,203 Views 2 Comments

Jesus no.

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 21,280 Views 26 Comments

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
# Self(ie) Obsessed
# Self(ie) Obsessed

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

Apr 14th 2016, 10:11 AM 13,017 Views 7 Comments

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
# 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 28,837 Views 33 Comments

‘Jesus almighty’

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 11,220 Views 11 Comments

Galactica takes users on a journey through space.

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 14,615 Views 12 Comments

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
# Perfect Timing
# Perfect Timing

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

Mar 16th 2016, 9:55 AM 10,635 Views 28 Comments

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
# 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 24,151 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.

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 14,952 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.

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 13,452 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.

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 8,849 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.

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 14,992 Views 44 Comments

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

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 33,666 Views 66 Comments

“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
# Confusion
# Confusion

Oculus Rift apologises for its VR headset being pricier than expected

Jan 7th 2016, 4:52 PM 12,995 Views 28 Comments

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
# 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 11,107 Views 6 Comments

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
# 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 9,481 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.

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 12,159 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.

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 13,372 Views 18 Comments

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
# Virtual Reality
From The42
# Virtual Reality

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

Sep 19th 2015, 4:20 PM 14,813 Views 11 Comments

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?
# TechKnowHow
# TechKnowHow

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

Jul 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 10,904 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.

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 6,855 Views 7 Comments

Damien Delaney and Stephen Quinn are among those to feature.

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 7,395 Views 11 Comments

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
# 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 5,147 Views 2 Comments

But thanks Norway.

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