Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 17°C Sunday 25 July 2021

#vr

# vr - 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 28,414 Views 45 Comments

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

# vr - 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 6,721 Views 2 Comments

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

# vr - 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 14,657 Views 14 Comments

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

# vr - 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 6,202 Views 3 Comments

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

# vr - 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 18,459 Views 15 Comments

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

# vr - 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 19,498 Views 13 Comments

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

# vr - 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.

# vr - 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 12,983 Views 7 Comments

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

# vr - 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.

# vr - 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.

# vr - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Nokia isn't making phones, but it is making this weird-looking 360-degree camera
# All Around You
# All Around You

Nokia isn't making phones, but it is making this weird-looking 360-degree camera

Jul 29th 2015, 11:00 AM 7,796 Views 3 Comments

No word as to whether it can play Snake or not.

# vr - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

360-degree videos will be making their way to YouTube soon
# Spin Me Round
# Spin Me Round

360-degree videos will be making their way to YouTube soon

Jan 7th 2015, 3:49 PM 5,989 Views 8 Comments

The site plans to bring support for the feature over the next few weeks.

# vr - Monday 22 September, 2014

Oculus Rift takes a step closer to release with new prototype headset
# Crescent Bay
# Crescent Bay

Oculus Rift takes a step closer to release with new prototype headset

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:30 AM 7,457 Views 16 Comments

The new headset, nicknamed Crescent Bay, features a higher resolution and refresh rate, integrated headphones and 360-degree head tracking.

# vr - Thursday 26 June, 2014

DIY: Google wants you to create a VR headset using cardboard
# Arts And Crafts
# Arts And Crafts

DIY: Google wants you to create a VR headset using cardboard

Jun 26th 2014, 10:54 AM 6,694 Views 5 Comments

You will need an Android smartphone too,

# vr - Friday 23 May, 2014

Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset
# Development
# Development

Now Samsung is working on its own Oculus Rift-style VR headset

May 23rd 2014, 5:26 PM 6,347 Views 11 Comments

On top of that, the company is also working on a smartwatch that can work without being tehered to a smartphone and wearable smartglasses designed to compete against Google’s own version.

# vr - Thursday 15 May, 2014

What happens when you try out Oculus Rift for the first time?
# It's Like We're There
# It's Like We're There

What happens when you try out Oculus Rift for the first time?

May 15th 2014, 7:00 PM 15,987 Views 24 Comments

In short, it’s very impressive and a little bewildering (and it made some of TheJournal.ie scream).

# vr - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

George Hook really didn't enjoy the experience of virtual reality goggles
# Vertigo
From The Daily Edge
# Vertigo

George Hook really didn't enjoy the experience of virtual reality goggles

Apr 30th 2014, 2:44 PM 15,144 Views 28 Comments

Pat Kenny, on the other hand, was a little less dramatic.

# vr - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Here is a 90-year-old woman in a virtual reality helmet
# Never Too Old
From The Daily Edge
# Never Too Old

Here is a 90-year-old woman in a virtual reality helmet

Apr 17th 2013, 12:32 PM 777 Views 0 Comments

And loving it.