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Oculus VR News | January 22, 2022

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News & Reviews

Latest news on the Oculus Rift, and other cool VR stuff!

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

Watch the Facebook Connect 2021 Keynote Livestream Here

October 28, 2021 |

It’s a big week, as this year’s annual Facebook Connect AR/VR developer conference kicks off today, October 28th, 2021.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will deliver the opening keynote, where we expect several updates and exciting new announcements throughout the … Read More

Oculus Quest 2 Review Roundup: What Are Critics Saying About Quest 2?

October 20, 2020 |

The highly-anticipated Oculus Quest 2 was officially released last week, and it’s currently hailed as the best virtual reality headset that Oculus has made so far to date by critics across the industry.

Starting at $299, the Quest 2 is … Read More

Facebook Connect Developer Sessions & Lightning Talk Videos – Part 2

September 25, 2020 |

Oculus annual developer conference, now known as Facebook Connect, took place last week as the company’s first fully digital AR/VR event, featuring more than 35+ speakers and over 15+ developer sessions covering a wide range of AR/VR topics, concepts, and … Read More

Facebook Connect Developer Sessions & Lightning Talk Videos – Part 1

September 24, 2020 |

Earlier last week, Oculus’ annual AR/VR developer conference, now known as Facebook Connect, took place for the first time entirely online this year and featured more than 15+ developer sessions and over 35+ speakers discussing all the latest innovative concepts, … Read More

Oculus Quest 2 Pre-Orders Already Backordered to November in US, High Demand in Several Regions

September 22, 2020 |

It was just last week Facebook officially announced its highly-anticipated Oculus Quest 2 and opened up pre-orders for the new standalone headset ahead of its October 13th release date. Now, it looks like the Quest 2 is already beginning to … Read More

Facebook to Launch Ray-Ban Branded ‘Smart Glasses’ in 2021

September 19, 2020 |

During this year’s Facebook Connect live stream event on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company is launching its first pair of consumer smart glasses as a branded Ray-Ban product, in partnership with EssilorLuxottica sometime next year in 2021.

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Facebook’s ‘Project Aria’ Will Help Build the Future of Wearable AR Devices

September 19, 2020 |

During this year’s annual Facebook Connect event on Wednesday, Oculus’ parent company Facebook announced ‘Project Aria,’ a new research project that will help the company to understand how to build the necessary software and hardware for wearable augmented reality (AR) … Read More

Facebook ‘Infinite Office’ Will Bring Work and Productivity to Quest Platform

September 18, 2020 |

Facebook continues its push to take virtual reality beyond just gaming. Alongside plenty of new and exciting game and hardware announcements at this year’s Facebook Connect event, the company revealed Infinite Office, a new set of productivity-focused features designed to … Read More