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Simola Hill Climb 360° Video for Google Cardboard
http://virtual-reality.co.za/simola-hill-climb-360-video-for-google-cardboard/
The Virtual Reality company took one of their 4K virtual camera rigs to the 2016 Simola Hill Climb in Knysna from 6 – 8 May to capture the excitement of this unique event in 360 degrees.


It was the third Hill Climb sponsored by Jaguar and the seventh running of the event overall and this year saw record crowds attend from across the province and the country.
The event is run on a steep uphill road near the Simola Golf and Country Estate. The road is 1.9 kilometres long and competitors in various vehicle classes try to race up the hill as fast as possible. Until 2016, no competitor has been able to break the magical 40s barrier, despite the fact that some of the cars deliver as much as 1 800 horsepower.
For the Virtual Reality company, the event was a quick trial run for its new virtual rig, which comprises of nine 4K high-resolution action cameras capturing video in 360 degrees and one camera facing up.
“The new set-up, which we have designed and printed with a 3D printer, allows us to stitch a full 360-degree panoramic dome. The only space that is left out is the base of the tripod, which we use to add branding or information to the video,” says Gerald Ferreira, founder and designer of the new Virtual-Reality rig.
Ferreira explains that the perfect placement of the cameras and the high resolution of the 4K cameras allow for rapid video stitching and project turnaround.
360° Video Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
https://youtu.be/uPYjDtalBQA
If you want to watch the video in virtual reality you can go to the 360° Video on YouTube and click on the Google Cardboard option!
“Because we position the cameras perfectly, we do not have to spend a lot of time in studio aligning the different videos in sequence and setting the timing. This has allowed us to turn around videos as quickly as 24 hours or even overnight, depending on the client’s needs.”
At this year’s event, Franco Scribante finally broke the magical 40s barrier with a final run of 38.646 seconds. Scribante raced a custom-built Chevron with a high-revving V8 built from 2 Suzuki Hayabusa engines. His achievement is especially noteworthy, since he crashed the car during the early-morning test runs and the team rebuilt the broken suspension in time for him to qualify and compete in the King of the Hill final race.
First in the Supercar class was a near-standard Nissan GT-R from racing legend Jaki Scheckter. Scheckter ruled the class that included vehicles such as a Lamborghini Aventador, Jaguar F-Type R, McLaren 650 and Ferrari 458.

In one of the camera tests, the rig was placed between the pits and the start, a short stretch of tarmac that allows the competitors to warm up their tires and show off to the expectant crowd.
“We have uploaded the video straight from our rig, with only basic stitching and no editing as a showcase of the inherent quality of our virtual videos. The video captures some of the excitement of the day and will give everyone that could not attend the event a good idea of the layout and atmosphere,” says Ferreira.

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360° Live Streaming Video – Google I/O 2016
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360° Live Streaming Video – Google I/O 2016

This is one of the most awesome experiences I have had since the launch of Virtual Reality and 360° video. I am a technology junkie and love technology. Heck we already build our own virtual reality 360° video camera in 2011 and our company is one of the pioneers in creating virtual reality and 360° videos.

The awesome part of the Google I/O 2016 live 360° video broadcast of the Google I/O 2016 conference is that I live in South Africa. I really wanted to be at the Google I/O events but being based in South Africa I had to skip the event.
This changed today! Although I was not at the actual Google I/O 2016 event, I watched it via their YouTube 360° video live streaming of the event
https://youtu.be/lFm4s50PnmY
I loved every part of it, usually you had to wait for reporters to report on the event, or get clips from editors who edited the event. You only got to see what the video editors wanted you to see. You also only got to see it when they released it and what they released. With the live 360° video stream it felt as if I was there, heck I got so immersed in the experience that I even clapped hands when people were clapping hands!
Google Virtual Reality
Being into virtual reality and 360° video production, software development and virtual reality hardware development. Today’s live streaming where google is going to talk particularly about 360° videos and the progress they made in virtual reality in the past 2 years is particularly going to be interesting to me! It is rumored that Google is going to launch a much higher quality headset today, and also advancements to their Google Cardboard virtual reality applications and software… so I am sitting here with my headset on enjoying every moment of the conference so far, as if I am there.
How is Virtual Reality and 360° video live Broadcasting changing the industry of PR
In my opinion businesses should take important note of what exactly google did today. I don’t have the official statistics of how many people signed in to watch the live 360° video streaming of Google IO 2016. But from the YouTube stats already 165 824 people watched the event online, without being there. Now if Google invited 10 000 people to the event, they have just managed to make 160 000 more people than what the physical event venue could accommodate part of the event. (As if they were there!)

Lets say you invite 100 people (media and vip) to a press conference at 100 x R 1000.00 per head it would cost your company R 100 000.00. Imagine the saving by broadcasting in 360° virtual reality and you attract 100 000 views with your live broadcast. To host 100 000 would have cost +/- R100 000 000.00 to host the people at R1000.00 per head.


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Infinitus Prime VR Headset might just be the best virtual reality headset
Silence is golden or so they say. I am not sure if I have been siting under a rock, and or if the “Infinitus Prime VR Headset” was developed in silence. I have just received news about the development of the “Infinitus Prime” Virtual Reality headset which is due to launch on the 11th of May 2016. The Infinitus prime is said to be the BEST VR HEADSET to be launched to consumers in the first half of 2016. Some news sources have gone so far as to say that the Infinitus Prime VR Headset will put the “Oculus Rift and HTC Vive” to shame with its specifications.

The Infinitus Prime tVR is a Virtual Reality headset with a higher resolution that the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive it has a super wide field-of-view of 140 degrees which is much higher than the standard FOV of similar headsets. This is presumed as we do not have all the information on the Infinitus Prime VR headset yet to provide an exceptional Virtual Reality experience. The Infinitus Prime is said to work across multiple operating systems like Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, and has a set of LED lights across the front to make it look rather futuristic.
The headset features the highest resolution display –  The technology inside will make even the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headset manufacturers a little green with envy. The resolution is a whopping 5,120 x 1,440 pixels, while the HTC Vive makes do with 2,160 x 1,200, and the field of view is 140-degrees, which gets close to the 160 degree average of the human eye and easily surpasses the 90 degrees provided through most other headsets.
 

http://3dphotographers.com/infinitus-prime-vr-headset-might-just-be-the-best-virtual-reality-headset/
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Lamborghini 360 Video - Virtual Reality Experience

Wanted to go to the Geneva Motor Show 2016, missed the show? Check out the power of #VirtualReality  and see the #Lamborghini  stand at the Geneva Motor Show in #360video  

I love it, it is awesome! - You can watch the video here - https://3d-car-shows.com/lamborghini-360-video-at-the-geneva-motor-show/
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AMD and Virtual Reality Introduction
It seems like AMD is betting big on Virtual Reality.

Virtual Reality with AMD LiquidVR™ Technology
Virtual reality is about to transform the world as we know it. Imagine walking through virtual worlds that seem so real, you feel like you’re actually there – whether it be your favorite game, a recreated moment of history or a far-flung holiday destination. AMD is one of the important companies that needed to come on board to make virtual reality a reality for consumers interested in experiencing virtual reality at it’s best. AMD is a well-known manufacturer of PC graphic cards. In many cases with PC Powered VR Headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive the better the pc graphics card the better the graphics on the headset, and ultimately the higher quality virtual reality people can experience with these headsets.

AMD’s pioneering virtual reality technology LiquidVR™ is breaking new ground with advanced new features designed to deliver stunning content, advanced comfort, and effortless compatibility with the next-generation of Virtual Reality experiences.
These experiences can range from simulations, gaming, entertainment, education, social media, travel, medicine agriculture, architecture to real estate, eCommerce and things that we cannot even imagine now. The awesome thing about VR is that we are at the pioneering stage of the technology. There might be awesome experiences already available for VR, but just think where we will be able to go in 20 years from now. We are only starting to touch on the potential of virtual reality and it is going to be awesome to look back in 20 years to see where the technology has gone.
AMD says Virtual Reality is a Game Changer
Check out the video below from AMD, where they explore some of the potential of virtual reality. I personally loved this video as it gives you some insight into some of the industries where it is projected Virtual Reality will create the biggest impact.
https://youtu.be/kEQp8NGpB6M
AMD Virtual Reality Device Certification
AMD announced that they will have a certification program for VR devices that works best with their AMD LiquidVR Technology.
Both of those devices must be tethered to an external PC to get the graphics horsepower necessary to make their Virtual Reality come alive, especially in terms of the 90 frames per second needed to ensure a smooth experience. AMD also announced a pair of “certifications” to help users choose a system—powered by AMD chips, of course. To make it easier for clients in the future to pick the best compatible VR devices for their needs.
All in all it is good to see that AMD is investing heavily into bringing high quality graded Virtual Reality graphics to virtual reality devices. With AMD on board the drive to make virtual reality mainstream we can all look forward to a bright future for virtual reality. AMD is known for creating high quality graphic cards and I am glad to see that they are specifically focusing on bringing the hardware to the world to make VR succeed.

http://3dphotographers.com/amd-and-virtual-reality-introduction/

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Virtual Reality Headset with WIFI Android - Dorry HA554
http://virtual-reality.co.za/product/virtual-reality-headset-with-wifi-android/
The New Virtual Reality Headset Dorry HA554 VR Headset has its own build in display. The display size is 5.5 inches big and offers Full HD resolutions at 1980 x 1080. The Headset also have its own Hardware platform and features the Rockchip RK3188 Cortex-A9 quad-core processor CPU  as standard. GPU ARM Mali-400 frequency up to 533MHz, supports OpenGL ES 1.1 as standard allowing for hardcore VR Applications to display on the VR Headset.
The Dorry HA554 VR Headset have its own build in 2 MB camera and comes with 1GB DDR3 memory included. The Dorry HA554 have its own Battery included. The lithium polymer battery 2800MAH, can last for about 4 hours of continuous usage.

The Dorry HA554 VR Headset features
One of the most awesome features of the Dorry HA554 Virtual Reality headset is that you do not need a smartphone with the headset. The Dorry HA554 Virtual Reality Headset comes with its own display at full HD resolution.

Hardware platform CPU Rockchip RK3188 Cortex-A9 quad-core processor as standard
Display 5.5inch HD 1920 * 1080 Standard
GPU ARM Mali-400 frequency up to 533MHz, supports OpenGL ES 1.1 standard
Camera 2 million pixels Standard
1G DDR3 memory standard
Flash 8G EMMC compatible Nand Flash Design Standard
Battery lithium polymer battery 2800MAH, about four hours of continuous playback standardGravity, 9-axis geomagnetic standard
Gyro Standard
Network Processor WIFI + BT 4.0 standard
Andriod 4.4 operating system
Interface USB -A USB 2.0 * 1 Standard
USB -B standard USB interface standard
Standard 3.5mm standard headphone seat
TF TF Card * 1 Standard
Button / indicator LED blue standard
Three-button MENU / switch / 2D-3D Conversion / camera switch Standard
Five plus a key five key / return standard
Aspheric lenses for vision 0-700 ° myopia crowd Standard
Audio and video Video formats MPEG-2, H.264, H.265 standard
Image resolution 480i, 576i, 480P, 576P, 720P, 1080i, 1080P standard
Subtitle format SRT, SUB, IDX + SUB, SSA, SMI standard
MP3 standard audio format
Audio / channel mono, two-channel standard
Image formats JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF standard


Top 10 Key Selling Points for the Dorry HA554 Virtual Reality Headset

Adjustable Lens Distance
5.5″ 1920 X 1080 Display
Cortex-A9 Quad Core CPU
Adjustable Headstrap
2MP Camera Built-In
360 Head Tracking
Runs Android 4.4
1G DDR3 Ram
8GB Memory
33Mhz GPU


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Google VR Daydream launched at Google I/O 2016
This is exciting news for anyone who is interested in Virtual Reality. Google today launched their Google VR Daydream project and by the looks of it mobile VR is becoming of age (although Google VR is only 2 years old). Mobile VR will soon be able to compete with the quality of computer based virtual reality headsets. From the live 360° video stream from the Google I/O 2016 event


Daydream VR is Google’s new headset — and it’s not what you expected
Google wants to create the Android of VR, by encouraging phone makers to build around its new hardware and software platform. Instead of creating a single standalone piece of VR headgear with its own built-in computer, Google is launching a hardware and software platform — dubbed Daydream — to help any Android smartphone manufacturer create a VR headset themselves.
This will allow smartphone manufacturers to apply their experience and technology advantages to their own virtual reality headsets. Now Samsung, Huawei, Nokia, LG and Sony will be able to develop headsets or smartphones to work better with Virtual Reality Mobile Headsets, and instead of keeping the technology in their own hands they are sharing it!
The formula: a high-end smartphone, a new version of Android with a dedicated VR mode, and a lightweight headset and accompanying motion controller designed by Google itself. Much like with Google’s Cardboard, a cheap VR viewer literally made out of cardboard, you’ll stick your smartphone inside the headset before you attempt to step into another world.
But with Daydream, Google believes a more comfortable viewer, intuitive controller, a set of rigid requirements for the smartphone and new optimizations in the Android N software will help manufacturers deliver “the best smartphone-based mobile VR experience” on the market.
So this is very exciting to me, and I believe to every other developer who is interested in mobile virtual reality.
Google I/O Live 360 Video Stream
https://youtu.be/lFm4s50PnmY

http://3dphotographers.com/google-vr-daydream-launched-at-google-io-2016/
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Virtual Reality Game: Hellblade 360° video teaser
http://virtual-reality.co.za/virtual-reality-game-hellblade-360-video-teaser/
If you are not excited about virtual reality yet, you should check out the Virtual Reality Game Hellblade 360° video teaser. We are just in the beginning stage of virtual reality.

Think of virtual reality at the moment, as smartphones back in the 90’s. Then take a look at the Hellblade 360° virtual reality video game that is being developed, and you will be amazed. It is hard to imagine where virtual reality is going to be in 10 years from now, but from the looks of it, things in virtual reality is going to get so real, that it is going to be hard to distinguish what is real and what is not real.

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice 360° video
https://youtu.be/1RKOb33tpD4
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is an upcoming video game being developed and published by Ninja Theory for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4. The game is set for release in 2016. The story is based on Celtic myth. The game is focused on Senua’s (Melina Juergens) point of view, as she embarks on a very personal journey through a hellish underworld made up of Senua’s psychotic manifestations of her own reality and mind.
360° Video Virtual Reality Game Development
The Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice is still in early development and Ninja Theory is calling Hellblade an “independent AAA” game, by which they mean that it will be developed and published independently but with all the quality and production values of any AAA game on the market.
According to Ninja Theory, over the course of the last 14 years they have developed three key strengths that define their games: ninja-class combat, strong character stories, and a unique art vision.
In Hellblade they want to take these three key strengths to the next level. Hellblade will be an experience focused on delivering a deep character in a twisted world, with brutal uncompromising combat.
The game was announced at Sony’s Gamescom 2014 media briefing on August 12, 2014, where a trailer was shown.
Hugues Giboire, who is the art director of previous Ninja Theory game Heavenly Sword, also returned to work on the game. A Microsoft Windows version of the game was announced on 9 January 2015. Ninja Theory said they are considering 4K resolution and mod support for the Windows version.
The first ever “Early In-Development” gameplay was shown “Closed Doors” on Gamescom 2015 and after that published on Ninja Theory official YouTube channel
Hellblade is being worked on by 15 people from Ninja Theory as of early September 2015. According to the development team, the game’s development was started “afresh”, and some of the game’s original ideas were retired.
The game’s official title, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, was announced in March 2016.
By the looks of it the game is going to be awesome, and might just be the best virtual reality action game for 2016/2017!
I can’t wait to get my hands on the game!

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Buy Google Cardboard in South Africa
http://virtual-reality.co.za/buy-google-cardboard-in-south-africa/
If you are looking for a shop to buy Google Cardboard in South Africa you just found it. We sell Google Cardboard virtual reality glasses. The Google Cardboard glasses is made from high quality cardboard and optical lenses. The VR Cardboard glasses is inspired by Google Cardboard, and made to the exact specifications as the official Google Cardboard.
BUY GOOGLE CARDBOARD IN SOUTH AFRICA from our online store


The new version of the glasses is called Google Cardboard Version 2. It is the second generation of the first Google Cardboard glasses. New features and upgrades to the original include better optical lenses. The lenses are bigger and provides a much better immersive experience than the first version of Google Cardboard.
The first version of the glasses came as a DIY kit, where you had to assemble the Google Cardboard device yourself. The new Google Cardboard Version 2 device comes assembled. It also features a protective sleeve that protects the Google Cardboard device from wear and tear and is quite a neat feature. When you are not using the glasses you simply slide it into the protective sleeve, when you want to use it again you just slide it out, fold open the Google Cardboard glasses and bob is your uncle.

The Google Cardboard device is the most affordable virtual reality headset in the world. Google created the cardboard version in 2014 and many people thought that it was a joke. Since then Google have sold millions of these devices. They provided the plans for creating the Google Cardboard device as open source and thousands of other companies like our Virtual Reality company manufacture and sell these devices.

If you want to buy Google Cardboard in South Africa, visit our online store where you can purchase it
What can you do with the Google Cardboard VR Glasses?

You can watch 360° videos using the Google Cardboard VR glasses
You can play Virtual Reality games, using the Google Cardboard Virtual Reality glasses
You can watch normal videos and still images with the Google Cardboard device.
You can get immersed into Virtual Reality using the glasses
Use virtual reality applications

Custom Branded Google Cardboard Glasses
For Corporate clients and businesses we provide custom branded virtual reality glasses. We also provide discounts on large orders, making it ideal for businesses to hand out the Google Cardboard devices to clients or to provide clients with corporate gifts. For more information on custom branded Google Cardboard glasses you can contact us.

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Great White Sharks 360 Video
http://virtual-reality.co.za/great-white-sharks-360-video/
One of the things I personally like most about Virtual Reality and 360° videos are the places they can take you to, the things that you can see like you have never seen it before. In this short video we are taken under the sea straight into Shark territory.


The narrator gives some information about the Great White Sharks, and you can look around the scene in 360° video. There is a giant Great White Shark swimming up to the camera and if you are not a shark fan it could be terrifying.
The Great White Shark, one of the most infamous and mysterious predators on the planet. Watch our 360 3D Virtual Reality adventure, created in CGI, as you see Great Whites closer than you’ve ever been able to see them before.
https://youtu.be/HNOT_feL27Y
About the Great White Shark
The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.
The great white shark is mainly known for its size, with mature individuals growing up to 6.4 m (21 ft) in length (although reports have been published of great white sharks measuring over 8 m (26 ft))[3] and 3,324 kg (7,328 lb) in weight. 
This shark reaches its maturity around 15 years of age and was previously believed to have a life span of over 30 years. The true lifespan of great white sharks is far longer, now estimated to be as long as 70 years or more, making it one of the longest lived cartilaginous fish currently known.
Male great white sharks reach sexual maturity at 26 years of age, females at 33 Great white sharks can accelerate to over 56 km/h (35 mph).
The great white shark has no natural predators other than the killer whale. The great white shark is arguably the world’s largest known extant macropredatory fish, and is one of the primary predators of marine mammals. It is also known to prey upon a variety of other marine animals, including fish and seabirds. It is the only known surviving species of its genus Carcharodon, and is ranked first in having the most recorded attacks on humans.
For more information on the Great White Shark you can visit the Wikipedia page on Great White Sharks.
Great White Sharks 360 Video 4K – Video Credits
The video was created by curiscope – Imagine where we are going to go next with Virtual Reality.
CGI Directed by Hamilton+Kids

Music by Sam Swallow

VO by Natalie Samson & Rennie Griffiths

Sound Design by Mixed Immersion

Fact checking by The Shark Trus

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3D Virtual Reality Headset with build in display
The All in one 3D Virtual Reality Headset features a build in display, cpu, camera and wifi. If you are tired of putting your phone into your Smartphone Virtual Reality Headset the All in One 3D Virtual Reality maybe the VR Headset solution that you are looking for. The All in one 3D VR Headset doesn’t need your phone to be insert into your headset to make it work. It basically have its own Smartphone build right into the headset.

Why do we like the Android VR Headset
The headset have it’s own build in Android computer system, so you don’t need to use your phone with the VR Headset. The headset is completely wireless and works with a WIFI connection to the internet. The headset is a All-in-one solution for someone who wants to experience Virtual Reality with all the necessary hardware build into the Virtual Reality Headset.
This is the ideal solution for corporate companies that wants to use headsets as a marketing tool. It also reduce the risk of someone stealing your smartphone from the headset, or viewing your personal information on your headset if you are using your personal phone when showing VR Content to clients.
The headset also have it’s own dedicated power device, enabling use of up to 4 hours at a time.
Features of the Android Virtual Reality Headset
 

The Android build in Virtual Reality Headset Highlights:








The lenses are fully Adjustable and you can adjust the lenses to fit your eye profile.
The VR Headset features a build in 5.5 inch display at HD resolutions of 1920 X 1080 pixels.
The Headset is powered by a Cortex-A9 Quad Core CPU processor.
The headset features fully adjustable headstraps to fit your head comfrotably and provide a handsfree experience.
The VR Headset have a build in 2MP Camera allowing you to view augmented reality and to take pictures.
The headset allows for native 360° Head Tracking and head movement allowing you to experience the full immersive virtual reality experience.
The headset runs on Android 4.4
1G DDR3 Ram is included in the headset
The headset comes standard with 8GB Memory which can be upgraded to 16MB or 32 MB.
The 33Mhz GPU allows for hardcore VR to be displayed.









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360° Video Live Broadcast of Cancer Surgery
http://virtual-reality.co.za/360-video-live-broadcast-of-cancer-surgery/
One of the most exiting things of our time is to be witness to technologies that are in the Pioneering stage. Most people aged from 30 and upwards have seen technology evolved like no generation before. We have seen slow internet connections go from dial-up to 3G, ADSL, Wireless and Fiber. Each time the speed of the internet gets faster, more and more things become possible. These small advances in internet technology is opening more and more opportunities everyday.


Virtual Reality is a old technology dating back to the early 1900’s. Although it was discovered and invented early there were a lot of things that made it impossible to be used by the masses. Small advancements in internet speed, display resolutions, smartphones getting smarter, smaller and more powerful is driving VR at lightning speed into becoming main stream.
All the major companies like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Samsung, HTC and the Oculus Rift company is investing a lot of money into virtual reality. These investments help with the development of VR projects, headsets, software and application like never seen before in the history of Virtual Reality. Google made the Google Cardboard device which is a cheap virtual reality headset that anyone can afford (these virtual headsets sell for as little as $15.00). Enabling anyone with a smartphone to experience a quality immersive virtual reality experience.
Watch a real cancer surgery streamed live in virtual reality at 8AM ET
“Tonight Surgeons and Virtual Reality are making history. It might not be the first heart transplant but it is extremely cool and have the potential to change the medical industry forever”
Tonight for the first time in history surgeons are going to operate on a cancer patient, and the surgery is going to broadcast in 360° video. People with Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Headsets, the Samsung Gear VR headset or any other Google Cardboard Virtual Reality headset will be able to watch the surgery live. When popping-on the VR Glasses and watching the operation it would almost be the same as if you were standing next to the doctor performing the operation.
The Virtual Reality headset allows you to view the surgery as if you were there. The surgeons, patient, nurses and medical team will appear similar sized as they would in the real world when watching through the glasses in Virtual Reality.
People watching the operation will also have the capability to look at the things they want to instead of watching where the camera man is focusing.
Dr. Ahmed, the man behind the knife making world history today with the live streaming of the surgery, sees this kind of technology as enabling remote education for doctors and surgeons in world wide and especially in developing countries. Surgeons across the globe, students and even ordinary people can sit in on the surgery and see how it is done. Doctors and medical students can learn from the operation, and see exactly what the operation entitles. Ordinary people can go into the surgery without fear of contaminating the surgery. In fact millions of people can go into the surgery by using Virtual Reality which would have been impossible if in the real world. It can even be something extrodinary to see for the patient. As he can later see exactly what the surgeons done.
While technical skills are important, he says that young surgeons also need to learn how to manage the stresses of the operating room. “In an operating theater you have noises going on, you have stress levels, you have things going wrong, you have people passing things to you,” he says that with. “Everything’s around you and it’s hard to train people in that. It really is because, unless you’re in that environment, you don’t know how to behave.”
Tonight’s surgery could be result in one of the biggest advances in the medical field this decade and we see it as one of potentially the most important steps in using technology in the medical field. With this technology a surgeon can remotely assist in future operations, and by being there in virtual reality help safe lives.
Surgical Training Video
To get a feeling of the Surgery happening today (14 April 2016) you can watch the video below. In this video you can watch a prerecorded operation in 360° video and virtual reality.
 
https://youtu.be/n7ALZkPoTYQ
Where to watch the first Live 360° Video Surgery
Two 360-degree cameras will catch the gory details as Dr. Ahmed works on a 70-year-old patient with cancer of the colon, sending the footage to a dedicated app called VRinOR, available now for free in the Google Playand App Stores. VR viewers using Cardboard or Gear VR will be able to switch between these cameras in real time as Dr. Ahmed and his team of surgeons work, but you’ll also be able to watch along on the app even if you don’t have a headset, tilting your smartphone to look around the room as you would turn your head. A 360-degree video of the operation will be available for web browsers.
Watch the BBC video on the 360° Video surgery
https://youtu.be/NZ6xQJMUIQU
On April 14 April 2016 The first live 360° video streamed surgery took place. Using Google Cardboard and your own phone you could have joined Medical Realities during this global educational experience and watch the surgery being performed live as if you were there.
World class education was available to anyone across the world as they streamed the surgery in 360 degree high-definition from within a surgical theater. Members of the public, students and surgeons alike could have viewed the surgery on their own devices, and through the use of Google Cardboard entirely immerse themselves in the operating environment.

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I am a full time innovator, entrepreneur, virtual reality developer and search engine optimization specialist. 

 
Bragging rights
+/- 1000 High Quality Websites in the Affiliate Industry. One of my websites achieved 20,296 ranking for the most visited website in the world!
Work
Occupation
Automotive, Photographer, Managing Director, Entrepreneur, Web Developer, SEO
Skills
Journalist, Photographer, Web Development, Online Marketing, Application Development, Publisher
Employment
  • http://3D-Car-Shows.com
    Founder of 3D-Car-Shows.com, 2004 - present
    I am the founder of the 3D Car Shows site. The site allows me to be a Jack of All Trades. I am responsible for the development of the 3D Car Shows site, managing the business, press releases, photography and video work on the site.
  • http://3dphotographers.com
    Photographer, 2004 - present
    The 3D Photographers site allows me to showcase some of my photography work. I love to take photographs, video and images and when I have time between my other passions 3D Car Shows, Virtual Tours, Cars, Web Development and other I upload these to 3D Photographers.
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Gerald Ferreira
Gerald Ferreira's +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
3d Photographers, Johannesburg - Cylex® profile
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3D Photographers are a South African based Photography, Video, 360° Video and Virtual Tour production agency in Johannesburg South Africa. W

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TV Adverts, Radio adverts and Corporate videos - Kavonic Hone is a South African advertising agency in Johannesburg. TV advertising and radi

Steves Auto Clinic Centurion
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Steves Auto Clinic Centurion, Centurion, 33 Park Avenue North, Highway Business Park, Centurion, Gauteng South Africa, Steves Auto Clinic in

Infiniti QX30 Concept debuts at the Geneva Motor Show
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Stylish and Capable: Infiniti QX30 Concept debuts in Geneva Infiniti’s precursor to a premium compact crossover Sharp design, rugged looks a

Geneva Motor Show - Infiniti Q60 Concept Car
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Infiniti’s vision for a future sports coupe Unique proposition of striking styling and high-performance powertrain in a premium packag Previ

Porsche at the Geneva International Motor Show
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New high-performance sports car celebrates world premiere at Geneva International Motor Show New Porsche 911 GT3 RS unveiled: the definitive

Safari 4x4 Roetes KykNET Andre de Villiers
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Fresh off-road season opens with popular 4×4 TV personality André de Villiers Goodyear partners in drive to inspire and inform Andre de Vill

Hyundai Motorsport takes spectacular podium as Neuville claims 2nd in Sw...
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The Hyundai Motorsport team stepped onto the WRC podium for the fourth time in its short history as Thierry Neuville stormed to second place

TOYOTA WINS ENERGY COMPANY OF THE YEAR
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Energy efficiency has always been a top priority for Toyota South Africa Motors. Their efforts have been rewarded with the second consecutiv

Pata Honda completes winter testing
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The Pata Honda World Superbike team has completed its preparations for the 2015 World Superbike championship season with a two-day official

NEW CITROEN DS 5 - THE SYMBOL OF THE DS BRAND
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The New DS 5 is a vehicle of avant-garde styling, allying dynamic behaviour, refinement and attention to detail with a selection of advanced

BMW-Motorrad
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Munich. After the fourth record year in succession in 2014, BMW Motorrad has started the new year with a significant increase in sales. With

Audi-Motorsport
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The Audi S4 quattro competitors start their 2015 season where they left off last year – at Zwartkops Raceway. Round one of the new season on

Lexus-NX-Interior
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Bringing together striking design, free-spirited performance and innovative technology, the brand new Lexus NX is the luxury automaker’s fir

Range-Rover
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Striking new headlamp signature for 2016 model year Range Rover Evoque First Land Rover to feature full LED adaptive headlamps Image preview

off-road-bike
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NATIONAL OFF-ROAD BIKE/QUAD SEASON KICKS OFF AT VENTERSDORP THIS WEEKEND Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! Yes, after a break of fou

human-robot
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Fenceless robot supports employees in production processes Innovative technology, certified by employers’ liability insurance association Au

nissan-leaf-glow-in-the-dark
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EV pioneer Nissan is first manufacturer to partner with similarly innovative inventor to create paint that uses UV energy absorbed during da

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