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Oculus VR News | December 6, 2016

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Oculus Announces Launch Pad 2016 Scholarship Winners

November 21, 2016 |

Back in March, Oculus revealed the creation of Launch Pad, an initiative designed to support aspiring virtual reality creators bring their unique ideas to market. Since then with over 100 developers participating in the program, Oculus announced this week the … Read More

Oculus Announces Quill for Free with Oculus Touch

November 18, 2016 |

Oculus announced today that it will release a beta version of its upcoming VR illustration application, Quill, for free on December 6th alongside the the launch of its highly-anticipated Oculus Touch motion controllers for the Rift.

Quill was originally developed … Read More

Oculus Aquires Computer Vision Company Zurich Eye

November 15, 2016 |

Oculus makes yet another big move overseas with its latest acquisition of Zurich Eye, a Switzerland-based computer vision company formed by members from the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich. According to a report by Swiss Info, a Facebook representative confirmed that … Read More

Oculus Now Delivers Smooth VR Experience on Lower-end PCs

November 11, 2016 |

Oculus officially makes it possible for its Rift headset to be compatible on lower-end PC hardware than previously required, thanks to its new ‘Asynchronous Spacewarp’ (ASW) technology available on the latest Oculus 1.10 runtime update.

According to Oculus, its Asynchronous … Read More

Oculus Shooter ‘Dead and Buried’ Will Be Bundled Free with Oculus Touch

November 4, 2016 |

The Oculus Touch motion controllers for Oculus Rift is due to launch in December, and consumers can look forward to another exciting first-party VR title to come free with the Oculus Touch.

Dead and Buried, the highly-anticipated multiplayer first-person VR shooter, … Read More

Oculus Sensors Pre-orders on Sale for $79, Ships in December

November 1, 2016 |

Oculus is making sure Rift owners have the option to experience full room-scale VR with an Oculus Rift headset by offering additional Oculus Sensors to purchase individually for $79, which you can finally pre-order as of today!

These sensors are … Read More

Oculus Adding Over 100 New Jobs as it Expands into Augmented Reality

October 28, 2016 |

Are you looking for a job at Oculus? Well, the company has started a major recruitment push towards further expanding into augmented reality and continue advancing the development of future VR hardware and technology for the company.

According to the … Read More

Oculus Teams Up with Kaleidoscope to Launch DevLab Initiative

October 26, 2016 |

Oculus has teamed up with Kaleidoscope—which produces a worldwide virtual reality film festival—to launch a new initiative called DevLab, in an effort to support independent VR creators to create new and innovative virtual reality experiences.

DevLab will bring together 28 … Read More