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Oculus VR News | April 2, 2020

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Contributor: Staff Writer

Oculus VR Hires Google Glass Lead Engineer Adrian Wong

May 16, 2014 |

The latest addition to the Oculus VR dream team is Google Glass lead electrical engineer Adrian Wong. TechCrunch recently noticed Wongs’ LinkedIn profile updated as an Oculus VR employee, and goes on to currently describe his job position as “Building … Read More

‘Halo 4’ Art Director Kenneth Scott Joins Oculus VR

May 14, 2014 |

Over the last few months Oculus VR has been attracting top talent throughout the industry to join its growing company. Its latest addition to its high-profile roaster of veteran game developers is former art director of 343 Industries and id … Read More

Oculus wants to Build the Largest VR MMO with One Billion People

May 6, 2014 |

When Facebook announced plans to acquire Oculus VR for $2 billion, many fans and early supporters were stunned and initially concerned with direction the virtual reality startup company was going—however, as the dust begins to settle we start to get a … Read More

Oculus VR Responds to ZeniMax Allegations: The Claims are ‘False’

May 5, 2014 |

This morning the battle over the rights to the Oculus Rift VR technology started heating up, as Oculus VR formally responded directly against ZeniMax’s recent claims that former employer and co-founder of id Software, John Carmack had stolen key intellectual … Read More

ZeniMax Accuses John Carmack of Stealing VR Technology for Oculus Rift

May 2, 2014 |

A little more than month after the announcement of Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR for $2 billion sent shock waves throughout the gaming industry, it appears Oculus VR and the social media giant could soon find themselves in court defending over the rights to the … Read More

Oculus Rift Experiment Simulates What Lag in Real Life Feels Like

April 29, 2014 |

Can you imagine a world where three seconds of lag was part of your daily life? Well, Swedish fiber broadband provider UME wanted to experiment with the frustrating concept of lag in real life—similar to the irritating lag many of … Read More

Virtuix Gets $3 Million in Funding for VR Omni-Directional Treadmill

April 28, 2014 |

Virtuix, the creators of an omni-directional virtual reality treadmill, recently announced that it has secured $3 million in venture capital funding to help expand production and commercial distribution for its upcoming VR accessory the Omni.

Using virtual reality headsets like the … Read More

Oculus Rift-Controlled Drone Provides Natural Bird’s Eye View

April 27, 2014 |

Researchers at Norwegian University of Science and Technology have taken an Oculus Rift headset, and a camera-equipped drone, such as the DJI Phantom 2 to another level by creating an immersive, and unique way to control the unmanned flight experience. … Read More

Oculus Rift Helps Dying Woman Experience Outside World Again

April 25, 2014 |

While the Oculus Rift has been known for its unique virtual gaming experience, it’s the future of virtual reality that is going to open doors to new possibilities, and experiences beyond just entertainment.

If you have not imagined the positive … Read More

Oculus Rift Dev Kit Sales Surpasses 85,000 Units

April 20, 2014 |

While there has been some initial controversy following the Facebook buyout of Oculus last month for $2 billion, the sales numbers of the Oculus Rift development kit continue to rise. Earlier this week, Oculus VR has told TechCruch that they have … Read More