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Oculus VR News | February 26, 2018

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‘Quill’ Brings VR Creations to Life with Animation Tools in Major Update

February 9, 2018 |

Oculus’ parent-company Facebook has announced a major update to its virtual reality illustration tool, Quill, which now introduces animation capabilities into the software that will enable artists and creators with new ways to bring their artistic visual creations to life.

Quill was … Read More

Oculus Rolls Out Rift 1.23 Software Update, Adds Multiple Homes

February 6, 2018 |

Oculus announced that it has started rolling out its latest Rift 1.23 software update, which alongside the usual bug fixes and performance improvements now includes the ability to create and customize more than one Home in Rift Core 2.0, as … Read More

Oculus Go Retail Box Appears in Leaked Photo, Launch Expected Soon

February 2, 2018 |

An image of what appears to be Oculus’ upcoming standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, has recently leaked across the internet, offering a sneak peek at what the retail packaging of the Oculus Go headset will most likely look like when it … Read More

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