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	Sony fires at Xbox with arsenal of big PS4 games

Sony fires at Xbox with arsenal of big PS4 games

Virtual reality experiences and action-packed new games topped the bill when Sony unveiled what it has in store for E3 2017, currently being held in Los Angeles, at a press conference last night.

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Is virtual reality the key to helping people with aerophobia?

Is virtual reality the key to helping people with aerophobia?

A fear of flying makes travelling an ordeal for many people, so a group of Brisbane students hope their idea to use virtual reality headsets on flights will really take off.

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Picturesque SA town makes headlines for the wrong reasons

Picturesque SA town makes headlines for the wrong reasons

A virtual reality production to be premiered in Mount Gambier next year, Cold As Ice, will take viewers inside the world of the drug ice in a regional Australian town.

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Google I/O 2017: Free-roaming Daydream headset promises cinematic virtual reality

A world away from holding your smartphone up to your face, Google's new standalone VR headsets will go head-to-head with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.

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Google I/O 2017: Google launches standalone VR headsets to rival Oculus Rift, HTC Vive

Google is taking the fight to the virtual reality giants, unveiling a new standalone Daydream VR headset which doesn't rely on a smartphone or an attached PC.

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	VR porn streaming rises by 250% in a year, PornHub reveal

VR porn streaming rises by 250% in a year, PornHub reveal

Montreal-based company Pornhub initially had just 30 virtual reality porn videos when it launched in March 2016 but now has more than 2,600 (stock image).

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	Experts are using virtual reality to treat phobias

Experts are using virtual reality to treat phobias

The Sydney Phobia Clinic offers augmented reality sessions to cure fears like heights, flying, dentists, dogs, snakes, birds and vomiting.

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How virtual reality spiders are helping people face their arachnophobia

How virtual reality spiders are helping people face their arachnophobia

Many people with phobias are understandably reluctant to face their fears. But gradual exposure using virtual reality headsets can help with everything from a fear of spiders, heights or flying.

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Time travel coming soon to a VR headset near you

Time travel coming soon to a VR headset near you

In the nascent art of virtual reality storytelling virtual ancient civilisations are shaping up as one powerful application of the technology.

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Virtual Angkor Wat and other time travel trips coming to a VR headset near you soon

In the nascent art of virtual reality storytelling virtual ancient civilisations are shaping up as one powerful application of the technology.

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Real life will be 'indistinguishable' from virtual reality

Roy Taylor, corporate vice-president at AMD, made the comments on stage at the Virtual Reality World Congress in Bristol this week.

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Virtual reality bringing animal therapy to kids in hospital

Virtual reality bringing animal therapy to kids in hospital

Bringing animals into hospitals is impractical and risky, so this trial is delivering a virtual excursion to the zoo for 80 patients at The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne.

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ACT teachers explore introducing virtual reality to classrooms

Canberra students could explore international landmarks without leaving the classroom.

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Robot 'Alice' transforming dementia care

Robot 'Alice' transforming dementia care

High-tech tools, like humanoid robots and virtual reality are transforming the lives of people living in Australian dementia care facilities.

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Virtual reality for Spielberg flick Ready Player One

HTC is banking on Steven Spielberg's latest sci-fi film to lure the broader public towards virtual reality experiences.

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Everything you need to know about VR

Virtual reality has been around for decades, but it's only of late that the technology has properly matured with reliable consumer-grade headsets, room-scale tracking, high quality touch controllers and a library of games worth exploring.

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Oculus cuts virtual reality headset price in bid to boost sales

Facebook's Oculus division is looking to get virtual-reality headsets into more homes by way of a significant price drop.

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Virtual reality deal helps create the future before it arrives

Virtual reality deal helps create the future before it arrives

A ground-breaking partnership between university researchers and a virtual reality start-up will allow people to experience the future before it arrives.

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Gigabit per second speeds aren't needed yet, NBN Co boss Bill Morrow says

Households with a fibre-to-the-node connection - the slowest of the NBN Co's fixed technologies - will get an upgrade when augmented reality, virtual reality and ultra high definition internet television become mainstream, the company's chief executi

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Roblox case sparks renewed cyber warning for parents

Roblox case sparks renewed cyber warning for parents

Parents are being reminded to pre-vet every app their young children download amid renewed concerns that virtual reality gaming is exposing minors to sexual advances.

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Digging for dinosaurs using 3D and virtual reality

Digging for dinosaurs using 3D and virtual reality

Using technology of the future to dig up the history of the past, students are taking part in a paleontological dig using 3D and virtual reality technology. Their results will be on display in a museum where you will even be able to touch the skin of

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Virtual reality traffic school to give youth a glimpse of roads of the future

It's traffic school, but not as we know it.Forget the bikes and trikes, mock traffic lights and stop signs.

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Can Rock Band VR win over the virtual crowd?

Will the dream of belting out your favourite songs in front of a packed house inspire budding rock stars to invest in a virtual reality headset?

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Virtual reality and drones having 'dramatic impact' on Queensland film industry

The 2015/16 financial year was the second best for Screen Queensland and this year is expected to be even better.

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Oculus lift: Facebook loses $653 million virtual reality headset verdict

The virtual reality headset maker that Facebook bought in 2014 for US$2 billion used stolen computer code, a jury said in awarding $500 million to ZeniMax Media.

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	Florida man freaks out trying on VR headset for first time

Florida man freaks out trying on VR headset for first time

An amused crowd gathered at a mall in Jacksonville, Florida, as they watched a young man hilariously try out a virtual reality headset for the first time.

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	Man freaks out as he tries on virtual reality headset

Man freaks out as he tries on virtual reality headset

An amused crowd gathered at a mall in Jacksonville, Florida, as they watched a young man hilariously try out a virtual reality headset for the first time.

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VR 'death simulator' that could fear of dying

Researchers have revealed a virtual reality simulation that can help people comes to terms with death, teaching them how to become 'disconnected' from their physical bodies.

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Lawnmower Man, 'first' Virtual Reality film, to be remade - in Virtual Reality

When The Lawnmower Man was released in 1992, Virtual Reality was the stuff of science fiction. Now VR is real, so what better time to remake it.

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VR: Imagine being able to explore a new house without leaving your couch

VR: Imagine being able to explore a new house without leaving your couch

When you think of virtual reality, you think of fancy headsets used for gaming and entertainment, but what if the technology could be applied to make life decisions, such as building a house, easier?

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Virtual reality cycling helps TDU competitors train in comfort

Virtual reality cycling helps TDU competitors train in comfort

A young entrepreneur is making the most out of Adelaide's annual Tour Down Under-inspired cycling craze by using software to connect training bikes to screens.

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Virtual reality sales yet to reach 'iPhone stage'

For a technology to crack the mainstream, there is an unspoken understanding: It shouldn't make the people who use it want to throw up.

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Want virtual reality on the cheap? Try these phone apps

Many people may be able to sample virtual reality just by using their phones with the right apps.

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	Virtualy reality glasses remember where you

Virtualy reality glasses remember where you've left your important items

The HoloLens device – a set of virtual reality glasses – works by ‘remembering’ what things look like when the person wearing the glasses holds an item up to tiny cameras fitted into them.

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Sundance Film Festival puts faith in Australian virtual reality collective

Orbital Vanitas, a six-minute, virtual-reality film that in two weeks' time is headed to Sundance, is the brainchild of London-based Australian artist Shaun Gladwell.

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Virtual reality breathes new life into David Attenborough works

Virtual reality breathes new life into David Attenborough works

Virtual reality technology gives visitors at the National Museum of Australia the chance to dive deeper into the works of nature filmmaker Sir David Attenborough, with some urged to take sick bags on their tour.

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'Dad brightened up': Virtual reality game helps people with dementia

'Dad brightened up': Virtual reality game helps people with dementia

A virtual reality game is helping people with dementia and leading to a drastic reduction in medication needed for some patients.

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Canberra virtual reality company builds the ultimate Santa's Village

Reality in Bytes director and local architect Alex D'Ambrosio has spent the past six months working on a dream project - he's drawn up plans for not only the Claus's house but also an entire Santa Village.

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	Still stuck for gift ideas? Experts reveal the top gadget trends this Christmas

Still stuck for gift ideas? Experts reveal the top gadget trends this Christmas

Virtual assistant deviceslike Amazon's Echo speaker are expected to be the big global seller this year, with cheaper virtual reality also expected to do well while higher priced rivals struggle.

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	Rise of the robo-butlers: Virtual assistants like Amazon

Rise of the robo-butlers: Virtual assistants like Amazon's Echo could outsell VR headsets this Christmas

Virtual assistant deviceslike Amazon's Echo speaker are expected to be the big global seller this year, with cheaper virtual reality also expected to do well while higher priced rivals struggle.

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Google in the classroom: how Pixel and virtual reality headset Daydream Viewer will change teaching

Not content with knowing your innermost thoughts via your keystrokes and internet searches, or knowing your every move through your phone's map app, Google is looking to move into the classroom.

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	Virtual reality headsets used to combat loneliness in hospitals at Christmas

Virtual reality headsets used to combat loneliness in hospitals at Christmas

The 'pioneering' experiment in four Australian hospitals will see patients try on devices that will show them animated videos that are hoped will soothe them and help them relax.

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Lynette Wallworth: the unknown filmmaker leading the world in virtual reality

Immersing audiences in remarkable experiences has won an Australian filmmaker a prestigious award.

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Canberra Airport passengers to simulate spotting bettongs and patting cheetahs in new augmented reality game

Passing through an airport is not the most exciting part of a holiday but a new virtual reality game aims to make it an entertaining experience for visitors to the capital.

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	Nearly half of women admit virtual reality could make sex more enjoyable

Nearly half of women admit virtual reality could make sex more enjoyable

The study, by Stockholm-based Natural Cycles, asked 2,618 women between the ages of 17 and 50, about their sexual preferences and views on technology in the bedroom (stock image).

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	How Lucie Bee went from geek to pornstar and gets paid up to $5000 for nerdy sex

How Lucie Bee went from geek to pornstar and gets paid up to $5000 for nerdy sex

On any average day Sydney-based escort and porn star Lucie Bee could be performing in virtual reality porn, hosting an exclusive sex party, or dressing up as Catwoman in the bedroom for a client.

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Surgeon behind world's first HEAD transplant reveals virtual reality system to help patients

Dr Sergio Canavero, based in Turin, wants to carry out the operation next year and believes it could lead to people paralysed from the neck down being able to walk again.

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Controversial surgeon behind world's first human HEAD transplant reveals virtual reality system to help prepare patients

Dr Sergio Canavero, based in Turin, wants to carry out the operation next year and believes it could lead to people paralysed from the neck down being able to walk again.

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Virtual reality booming, but Australia risks missing out: experts

Virtual reality booming, but Australia risks missing out: experts

Many working in Australia's virtual reality industry say there is a need for more investment in the sector as the world's largest companies including Google, Microsoft and Facebook push billions of dollars into the technology.

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Don't like spiders or snakes? Clinic says virtual reality can defeat real fears

The treatment program at Australia's first specialist, virtual-reality phobia treatment clinic includes frightening encounters with digitally-generated spiders, heights, dentists and more.

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