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Oculus VR News | May 29, 2017

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Oculus Story Studio is Shutting Down

May 5, 2017 |

Oculus has announced that it will be closing its virtual reality film division, Story Studio. The sudden shutdown comes as a surprise considering the studio’s success and impact it had on the industry since its founding in 2014. Oculus Story Studio … Read More

Oculus Has Filed a New Patent for an Eye-Tracking System

May 3, 2017 |

Oculus has been consistently filing new patents in its effort to lead innovation and enhance the VR experience on its platform. Just recently, we reported on a new patent from Oculus designed for hand-trackable virtual reality gloves. Now there’s a new patent published … Read More

Oculus Will Not Have a Dedicated Booth at E3 2017

May 1, 2017 |

Attendees at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles will notice that one of the leading pioneers of the VR industry will not officially be present at this year’s E3 2017.

An Oculus spokesperson confirmed reports that it will … Read More

Nvidia Offering Three Free VR Games with GeForce GTX Oculus Bundle

April 26, 2017 |

Nvidia and Oculus have teamed up once again to launch their newest promotional offer aimed to entice prospective buyers looking to jump into the world of high-end virtual reality gaming on the Oculus Rift platform.

Now for a limited-time, when … Read More

Palmer Luckey Returns with Response to Criticism from Apple’s Steve Wozniak

April 23, 2017 |

After months of silence from the public stage, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey has reemerged to respond to a comment made by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, in which Wozniak criticized the Oculus Rift creator for his personal actions.

In late March, Luckey left … Read More

Oculus 1.14 Update Adds 3-Sensor Guided Setup, Touch Gamepad Mode

April 21, 2017 |

Oculus has started rolling out its latest 1.14 update to the Oculus Rift software, which includes some helpful new features that will improve the overall experience on the Rift.

In the release of version 1.14, Oculus has continued to improve … Read More

Oculus’ Michael Abrash says ‘Full AR’ Enabled Glasses Will Change the World

April 20, 2017 |

Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash took to the stage at this week’s annual Facebook F8 developer conference to share an ambitious and long-term vision at how the future of virtual computing, specifically augmented reality, has the potential to enhance almost … Read More

Facebook’s New Surround 360 Cameras Makes Live-Action Scenes More Immersive

April 19, 2017 |

On Wednesday, during the annual F8 developer conference, Facebook announced the second generation of its Surround 360 video camera design—the x24 and x6 camera models as an upgrade to the one the company debuted last year.

The x24 is the … Read More