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Dior Creates Custom VR Headsets For Backstage Access

French luxury goods and fashion label Dior has created their own custom branded VR headset to give viewers a look behind the runway curtains.<p>With …

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Virtual Reality Gives You Animal Vision

My, what big eyes you have<p>Ever wonder what life would look like if you were literally a fly on the wall? Or, better yet, a dragonfly in the forest? Actually seeing the world through another's eyes is still very much science fiction, but thanks to advances in virtual reality, you can come close.<p>At …

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The UN Is Using Virtual Reality to Make the Rich and Powerful Feel Empathy

A new campaign uses virtual reality documentaries to raise awareness and trigger empathy.<p>I'm standing on the rooftop of an abandoned building in Monrovia, Liberia. My gaze drifts from the setting sun to the man next to me strumming a homemade guitar. Singing along is a young woman named Decontee …

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The Future Of Mapping, According To The Creators Of Google Earth

John Hanke and Brian McClendon think mapping is vital to self-driving cars and augmented reality.<p>In 2001, John Hanke had an idea. What if you could create a searchable, digital version of the entire Earth–and it’d all be easily accessible through a web browser?<p>Fast-forward three years. His little …

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Hakim Optical launches augmented reality app that lets users try on glasses frames

Canadian optometry chain Hakim Optical has launched a new Android and iOS app.<p>The Hakim Optical Virtual Try-on app — developed by Toronto-based …

BMW first brand to trial Snapchat’s ‘try-before-you-buy’ AR lens

BMW is the first brand to use Snapchat’s new AR ‘augmented trial’ Lens which lets customers visualise how products look in the real world before …

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Time travel is possible: how museums use Virtual Reality to bring the past to life

Major institutions are now venturing into VR – and it’s more than just a gimmick, as <b>Lucy Davies</b> discovers on a journey back in time<p>"Put your head in the furnace,” says the voice in my ear. “Go on, right in.”<p>Kneeling down, I try, but unfortunately shoving my face through the cast-iron door and into …

5 Ways Virtual Reality Will Impact Business in 2018

Virtual reality, finally, is a reality that businesses now have access to. Even on a consumer front, dipping rates of VR headsets have made VR a …

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You can now mix on vinyl using virtual reality

The next frontier...?<p>DJ'ing may never be the same again as German virtual reality company EntroPi Games has just revealed the world's first DJ mixing …

Facebook tests VR experiences in News Feed

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Facebook-owned Oculus announced it has begun testing web-based VR experiences within the News Feed, representing Facebook's latest bid to pique VR interest among …

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Finally, a Useful Application for VR: Training Employees - MIT Technology Review

If you’ve ever been inside a Walmart during the annual frenzy known as Black Friday, you know there’s no way to truly prepare yourself for the …

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