The BBC creates a 360-degree virtual reality news bulletin. All you need is a $350 Oculus Rift to see it.

The BBC creates a 360-degree virtual reality news bulletin. All you need is a $350 Oculus Rift to see ...

The BBC is experimenting with virtual reality news broadcasts, with effervescent presenter Fiona Bruce now viewable in 360-degree video.

The downside? You will need a $350 Oculus Rift development kit to see it. And if you do have one, you can look around the whole BBC News studio and production gallery.

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The BBC is making the virtual reality video footage available to download – which must surely be a first for any broadcaster. At any rate, if you have a Rift you can grab the footage now for PC and Mac.

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