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UK hospital uses VR to reassure children before MRI scans

Entering a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine can be a nerve-wracking experience. You're trapped in a tight space and have to lie perfectly still as loud noises — produced by the current in the scanner coils — pepper your eardrums. To help pa…

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Brood with Hollywood’s finest in VR film noir

As part of a magazine celebrating this year's best actors, the New York Times has put together a murky, monochromatic set of film noir vignettes. The kicker? They were all shot in 360 degrees, giving you complete freedom over the camera angle. You're…

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VLC media player now supports 360-degree videos

VLC, the app that lets you play basically any video format on practically any platform, is about to add support for a whole new medium. The company just unveiled a technical preview that enables its desktop app to play 360-degree videos, so folks can…

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BBC to show the Olympics live in 360-degree video

Watching the Olympics on TV? That's so 2012, apparently. The BBC is launching an “experimental” service on Friday that will broadcast the action in 360-degree video instead. It's not a complete replacement — only 100 hours will be shown throughout t…

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YouTube’s first live 360-degree videos were little more than tech demos

Last week, YouTube started supporting live 360-degree video streams in a bid for more immersive video content. Though users have been able to upload and watch 360-degree video for over a year now, it's only now that Google is introducing the option t…

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