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Oculus VR News | February 22, 2018

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Oculus Shows Advanced Hand Tracking Prototype Gloves in Action

July 25, 2017 |

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg back in February teased a glimpse at Oculus’ next-generation hardware with a photo showing a new prototype for glove-like controllers designed to interact in a new way with the virtual world using the Oculus Rift. Now, … Read More

Oculus Patent Suggests VR Glove with Integrated Hand Tracking Technology

April 15, 2017 |

Oculus appears to be pushing for a new and innovative way that we interact with the virtual world. The idea that users could experience a much greater sense of hand presence in the Rift with the use of a glove-like device … Read More

Oculus Files New Patent for More Effective Tactile Feedback Controls

April 8, 2017 |

A new patent application filed by Oculus could someday allow Rift users to experience more accurate tactile feedback with a new kind of VR hand controller when inside immersive applications.

According to Oculus’ patent application summary, the technology of the … Read More

Samsung and Oculus Announce New Gear VR with Dedicated Controller

February 26, 2017 |

Today at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Samsung announced a brand-new Gear VR headset, powered by Oculus, and revealed that it will come with a dedicated, motion sensor controller making it easier for Gear VR users to interact with … Read More

Next Gear VR Headset Will Come with Dedicated Controller

February 20, 2017 |

Samsung’s next iteration of the Gear VR, powered by Oculus is expected to come with a dedicated controller, according to a tweet by industry insider Roland Quandt and the latest FCC filings.

As of now, the Gear VR utilizes a … Read More

Zuckerberg Teases Glove-Based VR Controller Prototype for Oculus Rift

February 10, 2017 |

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently visited the Oculus Research lab in Redmond, Washington, where a team led by chief scientist Michael Abrash works on next-generation hardware. Zuckerberg shared a glimpse into the facility, including some upcoming new tech being developed. … Read More

Oculus HapticWave Project Let’s You Feel in VR without Gloves

July 7, 2016 |

As Oculus gets closer to releasing its long-awaited Touch motion-controllers to allow users to see their hands in the Rift, the company already has potential plans in the works to take VR input a step further to make virtual reality feel … Read More

Oculus Rift Was Never Going to Launch with Touch Controllers, says Luckey

March 18, 2016 |

The highly-anticipated consumer version of the Oculus Rift will be released this month, and for many users it will be the first time they are immersing themselves in virtual reality experience like never before. And while Oculus is packaging everything … Read More

Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Will Reserve Your Spot for Touch Controllers

January 6, 2016 |

While the much-anticipated consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will be made available for pre-order later this morning, Wednesday, January 6th, starting at 8am PST / 11am EST, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey revealed some additional details for … Read More

New Oculus Touch Images Reveal Updated Design

January 5, 2016 |

With excitement surrounding the Rift pre-order announcement, Oculus has revealed new images on its official page showing a glimpse of the latest design of its Touch VR motion-based controllers.

Oculus has been focusing the design and development of its much-anticipated Touch … Read More