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# vr - Thursday 8 February, 2018

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.

# vr - Sunday 19 November, 2017

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

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

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

Collaboration on 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

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

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

# vr - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

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

# vr - 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.

# vr - 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.

# vr - Thursday 7 January, 2016

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.

# vr - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

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

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

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

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

You will need an Android smartphone too,

# vr - Friday 23 May, 2014

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

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?

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

# vr - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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

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

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

# vr - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

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