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Oculus VR News | January 21, 2019

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Facebook and RED Unveil ‘Manifold’ 3D VR Camera

September 27, 2018 |

At Oculus Connect 5 yesterday, the company’ s annual developer conference, Oculus’ parent-company Facebook and RED revealed a first-look at their 360-degree VR camera, called Manifold, which can capture 8K immersive video content at 60 fps simultaneously in raw format.

Designed … Read More

Oculus Go Is Getting Cast Support, YouTube VR, and NBA Livestreams

September 27, 2018 |

Oculus has announced that it is bringing casting support to the Oculus Go standalone headset, allowing the person wearing the VR headset to share their virtual experience with others in the real world.

With casting support coming to the Oculus … Read More

Oculus’ Mobile App Now Supports the Rift Headset

September 26, 2018 |

During today’s Oculus Connect 5 developer conference, the company announced that its Oculus mobile app for iOS and Android will now support the Oculus Rift, allowing users to browse the desktop store, connect with friends, discover events, and remote install … Read More

Oculus’ Major Rift Core 2.0 Platform Update Officially Arrives in October

September 26, 2018 |

This year’s Oculus Connect developer conference (OC5) was full of hardware, software, and exciting game announcements, including the highly-anticipated Oculus Quest standalone headset. The company also revealed after months of development, Rift Core 2.0 system platform, is now officially out … Read More

‘Oculus Quest’ Standalone VR Headset Coming Spring 2019, starting at $399

September 26, 2018 |

Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage at OC5 and announced that Oculus’ newest standalone headset, called Oculus Quest, will be released in Spring of 2019 at a $399 price point.

The Oculus Quest is officially the consumer … Read More

Watch the Oculus Connect 5 Keynote Livestream Right Here

September 26, 2018 |

Oculus is holding its fifth-annual developer’s conference (OC5) this week, and it kicks off today at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA. During the two-day event, Oculus is expected to showcase its latest hardware and software efforts, as … Read More

Walmart is Putting 17,000 Oculus Go Headsets in Stores to Train Employees

September 20, 2018 |

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, announced today that it will use Oculus Go standalone headsets in partnership with STRIVR to train over one million of its employees across all the stores in the U.S.

By the end of the year, … Read More

Oculus Will Livestream OC5 in Oculus Venues on Go and Gear VR

September 18, 2018 |

This year’s fifth annual Oculus Connect developer conference is a just over a week away and is one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year for the VR community. For those who won’t be able to attend Connect this … Read More

Over a Dozen New Sessions Revealed for Oculus Connect 5

September 1, 2018 |

The fifth annual Oculus Connect developer conference, OC5, is now less than a month away, and it’s shaping up to be Oculus’ biggest and most inspiring developer conference yet. From September 26th-27th developers, creators, and industry leaders from around the … Read More

Oculus Education Launches VR Pilot Programs to Seattle, Japan, and Taiwan

August 28, 2018 |

Oculus is continuing to expand the adoption of virtual reality technology in classrooms, libraries, and museums in an effort to help people learn in exciting new ways. The company has now announced the launch of three new Oculus Education pilot programs … Read More