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Oculus VR News | November 27, 2021

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Facebook Rebrands its Name to ‘Meta’

October 28, 2021 |

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today during his company’s annual Connect conference that it’s changing its name to Meta. The rebrand is a significant shift for the company as it now focuses its attention and resources on building the metaverse.

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Facebook Announces AR Glasses Prototype Codenamed ‘Project Nazare’

October 28, 2021 |

At this year’s Facebook Connect 2021 developer conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered not only a glimpse of the upcoming Project Cambria headset, but he also revealed the codename of the company’s first fully-fledged pair of consumer augmented reality (AR) glasses, … Read More

‘Project Cambria’ is a New High-End VR/AR Headset Coming Next Year

October 28, 2021 |

During today’s Facebook Connect conference, the company announced a new “high-end” standalone headset codenamed ‘Project Cambria’ is in the works and is said to be launching sometime in 2022.

The headset, which was teased briefly during the opening keynote, comes … Read More

New Cloud Backup System for Quest Will Save App Data Automatically

October 28, 2021 |

During this year’s annual Connect 2021 developer conference, Facebook announced plans to replace the broken cloud storage system that plagued the Oculus Quest platform with an entirely new and improved Cloud Backup system.

For many Quest users, this is a … Read More

‘Horizon Workrooms’ Will Let You Customize Your Work Environment

October 28, 2021 |

At Facebook Connect 2021, the company announced several new features focused on business and remote work collaboration. Along with the new Horizon Home workplace environment, the company announced that Horizon Workrooms will let users customize their workspace to fit their … Read More

Oculus Store Adding 2D Progressive Web Apps like Slack, Instagram & More

October 28, 2021 |

At Facebook Connect 2021 today, the company announced that it is adding 2D apps from third-party developers into the Oculus store. These 2D apps will use a new framework based on the Progressive Web App (PWA) industry standard and give … Read More

New Oculus Avatars 2.0 SDK Rolling Out to Developers in December

October 28, 2021 |

At Facebook’s annual Connect conference today, the company announced that its latest Avatars SDK will launch for Unity in December, with Unreal Engine 4 to follow, allowing developers to integrate the new Oculus Avatars 2.0 into their apps and experiences.

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‘Horizon Home’ Replaces Oculus Quest Home, Adding More Social VR Features

October 28, 2021 |

Today at Facebook’s annual Connect conference, the company announced that Oculus Home is being enhanced and rebranded as Horizon Home on the Quest platform, bringing new and exciting social features with multiple users to the experience.

In Horizon Home, users … Read More