Virtual Reality Is New Way To View Ireland’s Atlantic Coast


Tourists visiting Ireland can now experience Virtual Reality experiences along the Wild Atlantic Way through apps on their phones or computers. These videos can be viewed on desktops and mobile apps as well as on VR headsets and Google Cardboard.

Experience The 1943 Berlin Blitz In VR


It will also soon be available to watch in 360 on Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream. News 1943: Berlin Blitz BBC Gear VR Google Daydream HTC Vive Oculus Go Oculus RiftBBC’s VR experience takes you back to war-torn Berlin during the height of the WW2 blitz.

Seeing the Blitz in VR

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It will also soon be available to watch in 360 on Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream. A new BBC Virtual Reality experience takes you back to Berlin in 1943, at the height of the WW2 blitz.

Supporting Creative Storytelling in VR

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Run by the organisations in collaboration with commercial partners including Google, BBC and Sky, the programme is dedicated to supporting the development of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) products and their application within the creative industries.

Sneaky Bears Creator WarDucks Nets €1.3 Million In Seed Funding


Venture capital fund Suir Valley Ventures led the round, joined by the state agency Enterprise Ireland as well as private investors. A lightweight version of the game was previously published on the GearVR and Google Play stores. WarDucks , the team behind the Sneaky Bears franchise, has successfully raised €1.3 million (USD 1.5 million) in seed funding.

Watch London’s Epic New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show In 360


This year’s display was no exception, and you can now grab a Google Cardboard, Daydream View, or other mobile VR headset and watch the proceedings as if you were really there.

Crytek-Incubated ‘VR First’ Program to Double Number of Academic VR/AR Labs in 2017

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AR headset distribution is much more dramatic, as students are mainly developing on Microsoft HoloLens (43%), with Google Glass, Vuzix AR headsets, Epson Moverio, Meta AR Dev Kits making up the rest of the pie chart. University College Cork, Ireland.

Top 26 VR/AR Events, Expos and Conferences to Attend in 2018


There are many VR events, conferences, expos and film festivals worth attending, and we've handpicked the best ones with agenda & venue, as well as social media information attached. Give this a read and pick out your favorite ones to visit!

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