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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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With live 360 video Facebook should focus on cameras not content

360 cameras exist. YouTube already supports livestreaming in the immersive format. Yesterday Facebook finally opened up its popular Live service to the 360 videos too. But not for everyone. Right now it's just select pages, with National Geographic k…

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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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Facebook launches guided tours for 360-degree videos

When you explore 360-degree videos on Facebook like you're supposed to, you could miss crucial moments happening outside your POV. The social network's new “Guide” tool for Pages, however, can make sure you see the best, funniest and most compelling…

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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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