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Oculus VR News | February 19, 2018

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Oculus Invents a New Unit of Time called ‘Flicks’ to Measure Frame Rates

January 27, 2018 |

Earlier this week, Facebook-owned Oculus introduced something new and unexpected. And no, it’s not an upgraded version of the Oculus Rift, it’s actually a new unit of time referred to as ‘Flicks’, which is designed to make it easier for … Read More

Oculus-Funded VR Film ‘SPHERES’ Lands Seven-Figure Deal at Sundance

January 25, 2018 |

The Oculus-funded virtual reality series, SPHERES, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last week was acquired by VR financing and distribution venture CityLights in a massive seven-figure deal.

This historic deal represents a major milestone for the virtual reality industry, … Read More

Facebook Hires AltSpaceVR CEO Eric Romo as Social VR Product Director

January 23, 2018 |

Oculus’ parent company Facebook has announced that Eric Romo, the CEO and founder of AltspaceVR, is joining its social VR team as a Product Director, where he will be helping the company explore new, innovative ways to connect people and … Read More

Five Oculus-Funded Experiences Debut at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival

January 21, 2018 |

The Sundance Film Festival kicked off earlier this week in Park City, Utah, and for the fourth year in a row Oculus is there to bring the latest innovations in immersive VR storytelling to the festival.

This year the company will … Read More

Oculus Announces New ‘Oculus Start’ Program Aimed at Helping VR Devs

January 20, 2018 |

Oculus has announced the launch of Oculus Start, a new developer-focused initiative aimed at making it much easier and more cost-efficient for aspiring VR developers to build new and immersive applications.

The Oculus Start program is based on three main principles: access, … Read More

Oculus Improves Rift Core 2.0 Beta with Latest Rift 1.22 Software Update

January 19, 2018 |

This month Oculus rolled out its latest 1.22 software update for the Rift, which includes a number of performance and stability improvements for Oculus Home and Dash, as part of the Rift Core 2.0 beta.

Rift Core 2.0 is considered a … Read More

WEARVR Launches $10K Competition to Remaster Rift DK1 and DK2 Content

January 18, 2018 |

Have you ever wanted to go back and enjoy some of the groundbreaking games and experiences that were originally on the Oculus Rift DK1 and DK2 headset, but were never made for the consumer version of the Rift? Well, now … Read More

Oculus Now Sells Single Replacement Touch Motion Controllers for $69

January 16, 2018 |

While the Oculus Touch controllers are designed to endure countless hours of gameplay in VR with its superior quality, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it is unbreakable. In case you somehow manage to damage one of your controllers during an … Read More