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Oculus VR News | May 29, 2017

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Oculus Revamps Developer Hub Site, Improved Documentation and Support

May 17, 2017 |

Oculus has revamped its developer hub site in an effort to improve and better serve content creators developing games and applications for its platform.

The improvements address many of the requests and valuable feedback received from participants that took part … Read More

Oculus Reveals ‘Focal Surface Display’ Technology for Improved Visual Fidelity

May 15, 2017 |

Oculus Research, the R&D division of the company announced a new and “groundbreaking” display technology that they are calling ‘Focal Surface Display’, which could dramatically improve the visual clarity and depth of focus in virtual reality for a more natural viewing experience.

The issue … Read More

Oculus’ Upcoming 1.15 Update Adds Full 3-Sensor Room Scale Support

May 10, 2017 |

Oculus announced that its upcoming 1.15 software update for the Rift is now available on the Public Test Channel, allowing enrolled users to preview the new version before an official rollout is released.

After some new improvements and fixes to … Read More

Oculus Appoints Amir Frenkel as New Head of Computer Vision

May 7, 2017 |

Over the last several months there have been some major restructuring changes at Oculus ranging from the departure of key members of the company to the shutdown of its entire Story Studio division. Now, another new change has taken place … Read More

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