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VR Heroine Slays Monsters at Tokyo Game Show [Video]

The Tokyo Game Show has just come to an end after 4 days and Virtual Reality has been the dominant technology on show. This video of a schoolgirl on a flaming-swords monster-slaying adventure has been a viral hit on Facebook. Sure, the technology is impressive – but it’s her cape-wearing swashbuckling attitude that really makes it! HT: James Corbett. Related articles Technology […]

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A Virtual Tour of Ancient Rome

“It was the biggest city in the Western world, until 19th Century London” says Dr. Bernard Frischer in this virtual video tour of Rome in 320 AD. That year can be considered “the peak of Rome’s development” under the reign of Constantine the Great, shortly before he moved his capital to Byzantium, precipitating the division into Eastern and Western empires, and later […]

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HTC Unveil New ‘One M9’ Phone, Fitness Tracker and VR Headset in Barcelona

Mobile World Congress is underway in Barcelona, where HTC have unveiled their new HTC One M9 Smartphone, together with a high-performance smart Fitness Tracker, the HTC Grip, and the HTC Vive a virtual reality system developed in partnership with Valve. Described as its “most personal, beautiful and powerful smartphone yet”, the HTC One M9 is […]

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Interior of St Patrick's Cathedral, on Google Streetview

Google Releases New Off-Road Streetviews from Irish Landmarks

Google Street View has just released a new collection of imagery from parks, castles and historic sites from across the country. A wide range of iconic locations can now be accessed right from your phone, tablet or computer including Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin’s oldest medieval cathedral; Co. Clare’s Ennis Friary founded by the Franciscans in the […]

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MissionV Launches its VR Platform for All Schools

Earlier this year we visited a primary school in county Offaly to see the MissionV Virtual Reality Programme for Schools in action, as children used the Oculus Rift VR Headset to immerse themselves in a recreation of historic Clonmacnoise which they had built themselves. The resulting video was our biggest hit on Technology.ie, clocking up over 10,000 views […]

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Irish Kids create a Virtual Reality, then explore it using Oculus Rift [Video]

This is one of the most exciting videos I’ve seen about Oculus Rift, and it’s a Technology.ie exclusive! MissionV is a virtual reality platform for teaching and training which is currently beta-testing in 11 Irish schools. Recently, its founder James Corbett brought me to visit one of those schools: St Kieran’s NS in Broughal, Co Offaly. The kids there […]

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