Genome Analysis Points to Incest Among Ireland’s Prehistoric Rulers

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anthropology incest prehistoric ireland inbreeding science irelandEvidence of incest and inbreeding has been uncovered at an elite prehistoric Irish burial site, in a new paper that reads like a Game of Thrones subplot. Read more.

Oculus Quest Is Back In Stock, Ships By Late May (Except UK & Ireland)

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UK & Ireland based prospective VR users are still unable to order Quest, with the product simply showing as unavailable on the Oculus website. The post Oculus Quest Is Back In Stock, Ships By Late May (Except UK & Ireland) appeared first on UploadVR.

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Failte Ireland using VR to boost tourism

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Failte Ireland, Ireland’s tourism authority, is using virtual reality experiences to promote the region to tourists and will expand the project to trade and industry partners so they can promote their own tourist activities....

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

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Tourists visiting Ireland can now experience Virtual Reality experiences along the Wild Atlantic Way through apps on their phones or computers. Virtual Reality 360-degree videos Failte Ireland Ireland virtual reality

Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland Looks at New Tech in The Virtual Reality World

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Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland. The post Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland Looks at New Tech in The Virtual Reality World appeared first on VRJournal. VR Industry and Technology Worldwide Business with Kathy IrelandOne of the world’s top business moguls and fashion icons is turning her attention to virtual reality.

Boston Students Are Turning Classic Novel Ulysses Into A VR.

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What Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel Can Tell Us About the Future of the VR Documentary

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It’s 1916 and I’m standing in the war torn streets of Dublin, Ireland. A thick cloud of misery clings to the greyish air, given form by lofty plumes of smoke that circle around.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says AR Technology Is “The Next Big Thing”

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This visit included a keynote discussion conducted by Cook at the National Concert Hall as well as a follow-up interview between him and IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan. The business executive shared his excitement for AR while accepting an award in Dublin this week.

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A 'Chicken Run' sequel is coming to Netflix and we're struggling to contain our glee

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— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) June 23, 2020. You probably didn't realise this, but today is the 20th anniversary of everybody's favourite claymation poultry adventure, Chicken Run — and to mark the occasion, there was some pretty big news.

HoloLens sets its sights on Europe with huge expansion

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Ever since the headset was first released back in 2016, it’s been available in only a few European regions, namely the UK, Ireland, Germany, and France. It’s been a long time coming, but Microsoft is finally ready to launch HoloLens across Europe.

These Are the Countries Where You Can Still Buy Quest & Rift S Direct From Oculus

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Ireland. ×. With a successful holiday season under its belt, Facebook was no doubt looking forward to resupplying its retail partners with more Oculus Quest & Rift S stock.

Exploring The RMS Titanic In VR

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Since then, their team has grown from 4 to 34 and have worked with prestigious clients such as the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the BBC and Oxford University. “We Dive deep into the infamous ship’s fascinating history with Titanic VR.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Expects AR: ‘Will Pervade our Entire Lives’

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Cook was in Dublin, Ireland this week to receive a Special Recognition Award for the company’s contributions to the country – 6,000 people work at its Cork office – and discussed the future of tech and AR’s role. During a session chaired by IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan, he asked Cook about his expectations for the next five to ten years: “I’m excited about AR.

Emerging Tech in Emerging Markets

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He reveals he’s also in advanced discussions with various embassies from countries such as the UK,Canada,Australia,Ireland Israel about mutual exchange programs.

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WWII Royal Air Force Veteran Relives Gunner Mission In VR

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1943 Berlin Blitz was created by BBC Northern Ireland and Immersive VR Education in partnership with BBC VR Hub as part of the 100 th anniversary of the Royal Air Force. Geoffrey Payne, a WWII Royal Air Force veteran, steps into the past using VR.

Evil Dead: Virtual Nightmare Is Coming To VR Soon

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The game, developed in a collaboration between Boomdash Digital, Ghosthouse Entertainment and Screen Northern Ireland, sees players trying to make an escape from an isolated cabin and forced to fend for themselves as the monsters of the forest descend upon them.

Busch Gardens Aims To Perfect VR Thrill Rides With Latest Immersive Attraction

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Battle for Eire is open to the public now in the Ireland section of Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Battle For Eire maximizes rider capacity with a streamlined fitting process.

Oculus Go to Hit UK & European Retailers This Month, Pre-orders Now Available

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Oculus today announced that Oculus Go, the company’s standalone 3DOF headset released last month, is finally available for pre-order through Oculus retail partners in the EU and the UK. Shipping and in-store availability is slated for release on June 26th.

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Microsoft Opens Up HoloLens Pre-orders In 6 Countries

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Development efforts are about to get a major adrenaline shot in the arm also, with Microsoft today expanding distribution globally to Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Amazon Makes AMD Rome EC2 Instances Available

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Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (Oregon), Europe (Ireland), Europe (Frankfurt), Asia Pacific (Sydney), and Asia Pacific (Singapore) regions.

The VR Job Hub: XR Games, VividQ, Immersive VR Education & More

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Waterford, Ireland. Waterford, Ireland. Whether you’re an experienced designer, programmer, engineer, or maybe you’ve just been inspired after reading VRFocus’ articles – either way, you have stumbled across the weekly VR Job Hub. The vacancies listed here are usually located worldwide (although not this week), from major companies to humble indie developers – the one thing they all have in common is that they are all looking for new staff. Location. Company. Leeds, UK.

Sneaky Bears Creator WarDucks Nets €1.3 Million In Seed Funding

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

The VR Job Hub: Camouflaj, WarDucks & Spatial

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Dublin, Ireland. Dublin, Ireland. Whether you’re an experienced designer, programmer, engineer, or maybe you’ve just been inspired after reading VRFocus’ articles – either way, you have stumbled across the weekly VR Job Hub. The vacancies listed here are usually located worldwide, from major companies to humble indie developers – the one thing they all have in common is that they are all looking for new staff. Location. Company. Bellevue, WA. Camouflaj. Gameplay Programmer.

The makers of Apollo 11 Announce Titanic VR

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The campaign aims to raise €50,000 EUR by 2nd March, with a range of funding tiers available from €5 all the way up to €6,000 with the €3,000 option getting you to Ireland to have yourself scanned and become a member of the experience!

Pre-orders for TPCast Wireless VR Add-on Now Available in Europe

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TPCast pre-orders are available in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK.

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How Virtual Reality Promotes Road Safety

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In Ireland, the Donegal County Council created a VR initiative called Your Life – Your Choice. Airlines have been using virtual reality to train pilots for decades, way before the technology even became mainstream.

Exploring the Titanic in Virtual Reality

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Since then, they have grown their team from 4 people to 34 and worked with clients such as the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, the BBC and Oxford University. “We A new game lets you dive deep into the infamous ship’s history.

Oculus Buys Low Power LED Display Company, InfiniLED

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The VR specialist acquired InfiniLED, a low power LED display maker based in Cork, Ireland for an undisclosed sum. Oculus may have just acquired another piece of the puzzle in making VR headsets cheaper to manufacture and cheaper to buy.

Oculus & ESL Return For VR League: Season Two

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Canada, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. Five new titles, generous prizes, and a more flexible tournament system could take VR eSports to new heights.

Oculus For Business is now available for all companies

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At the time of writing they are: United States Canada Austria Belgium Denmark Finland France Germany Iceland Italy Netherlands Norway Poland Republic of Ireland Spain Sweden Switzerland UK Australia Japan New Zealand Taiwan.

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Disney Puts Augmented Reality Star Destroyers over International Landmarks

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Ha’Penney Bridge | Ireland | 53.346,-6.263. In a galaxy not so far from Central Park, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Eiffel Tower, Star Wars comes to life through augmented reality. Disney has been making major moves in Augmented Reality in 2017.

Virtuix Omni Starts Shipping to US Customers

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When I first checked out the Virtuix Omni at CES 2015 , I was intrigued, but my wallet stayed firmly in my pocket. The Virtuix Omni is just not practical for the average gamer or even like myself, a self-confessed gadget freak.

Get A Glimpse Into Conditions Filmmakers Braved To Create ‘ClimbEverestVR’

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Noel and Lynn Hanna, Northern Ireland natives currently living in South Africa, are the first couple to reach the summit of Mount Everest on both sides and serve as the guides for the upcoming ClimbEverest VR.

Evil Dead Virtual Nightmare will be coming to mobile VR Devices

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By bringing together industry financing specialists Tasseract and continued support from Screen Northern Ireland, ‘Evil Dead: Virtual Nightmare’ will be developed in Belfast as part of the city’s growing creative scene.

Immotion Breaks Through 430 Contracted Headsets

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Feb 20th 2020 – Immotion Group, the UK-based immersive virtual reality (“VR”) ‘Out of Home’ entertainment group, is pleased to announce it has in the past week, signed contracts for 68 headsets (at 11 sites), including the Company’s first outdoor enclosure of 8 headsets at Roger Williams Zoo in Rhode Island, USA.

BBC’s VR Documentary ‘Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel’ Launches on Rift and Gear VR

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” Zillah Watson, Head of Commissioning, Virtual Reality, says: “ Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel is a fascinating account of a critical moment in Ireland’s history, told from a unique perspective.

Experience The 1943 Berlin Blitz In VR

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BBC’s VR experience takes you back to war-torn Berlin during the height of the WW2 blitz. The BBC’s 1943 Berlin Blitz experience, first previewed for selected audiences at the Venice Film Festival where it was very well received, is now available for the general public to download. “We