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#Virtual Reality

# virtual-reality - Saturday 11 March, 2017

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.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

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

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.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

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.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

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 - Monday 25 April, 2016

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.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

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

# virtual-reality - Monday 18 April, 2016

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.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 14 April, 2016

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.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

VIDEO: The world’s first virtual reality rollercoaster has arrived Galactica This post contains videos

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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.

# virtual-reality - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From Business ETC With VR close to launching, what is Ireland bringing to the table? Another Dimension

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.

# virtual-reality - Monday 22 February, 2016

From Business ETC Facebook’s plans to take over the world are taking two steps forward Ambition

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.

# virtual-reality - Monday 15 February, 2016

From Business ETC Consoling a virtual child could be the key to helping people with depression Help Yourself

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.

# virtual-reality - Friday 5 February, 2016

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 - Friday 22 January, 2016

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.”

# virtual-reality - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From Business ETC Oculus Rift apologises for its VR headset being pricier than expected Confusion

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.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From The42 McGregor stars alongside top names in new trailer for the upcoming UFC game Virtual Reality This post contains videos

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.

# virtual-reality - Monday 4 January, 2016

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

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.

# virtual-reality - Monday 23 November, 2015

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.

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

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

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.

# virtual-reality - Saturday 19 September, 2015

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

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.

# virtual-reality - Sunday 5 July, 2015

From Business ETC VR’s arrival is now closer than ever but what’s it all about? TechKnowHow This post contains a poll

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.

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

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

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.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From Business ETC GoPro’s next adventure is going to involve drones and VR New View

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.

# virtual-reality - Monday 11 May, 2015

From The42 Playing real-life football with only an overhead computer game style view is REALLY difficult Virtual Insanity
From The Daily Edge The Guardian just dealt a killer burn to Enda Kenny Dig I Tal

The Guardian just dealt a killer burn to Enda Kenny

Can’t take him anywhere.

# virtual-reality - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From Business ETC The device that rebooted interest in virtual reality is arriving next year A Little Patience

The device that rebooted interest in virtual reality is arriving next year

Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift headset will begin later this year.

# virtual-reality - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The42 Ulster turn to GAA, virtual reality and the NFL for marginal gains

Ulster turn to GAA, virtual reality and the NFL for marginal gains

Head coach Neil Doak has an open mind when it comes to making his team better.

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From Business ETC There are 100 jobs coming at this cutting-edge Irish company Movidius

There are 100 jobs coming at this cutting-edge Irish company

The chip developer just received a $40 million funding boost – and it has got big growth plans.

# virtual-reality - Monday 16 March, 2015

Samsung decided to livestream a birth using virtual reality

It was for the father only, mind.

# virtual-reality - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From Business ETC HTC moves into VR and it has the perfect partner to help it succeed Match Made In Heaven

HTC moves into VR and it has the perfect partner to help it succeed

Especially if you’re a fan of games.

# virtual-reality - Saturday 14 February, 2015

You can now walk around someone’s mind with an Xbox controller

Turns out actually getting inside someone else’s head is a bit weird

# virtual-reality - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From Business ETC Weird Wide Web: Creepy stalking software, a dose of virtual reality and a futuristic hospital Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Creepy stalking software, a dose of virtual reality and a futuristic hospital

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# virtual-reality - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The42 There are GoPro videos… and then there’s this work of art Virtual Reality

There are GoPro videos… and then there’s this work of art

If you ever wanted to go skiing without the risk of broken bones, this is for you.

# virtual-reality - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Walking on clean ice is like being in a real life videogame Ice Ice

# virtual-reality - Monday 8 December, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung is giving Gear VR owners a lot of warnings before they use it Playing It Safe

Samsung is giving Gear VR owners a lot of warnings before they use it

The device is now available to purchase from Samsung’s US store, but it comes with a large number of precautions.

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