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Oculus VR News | December 11, 2018

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

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

Oculus Rift Widens Gap Over HTC Vive in August Steam Hardware Survey

September 8, 2018 |

In the latest data from Valve’s monthly Steam Hardware Survey, the results show that the Oculus Rift has once again increased its market share gains over the HTC Vive virtual reality headset.

According to the latest Steam Hardware Survey, which … Read More

Oculus Rift Version 1.30 Rolling Out to Public Test Channel

September 5, 2018 |

Oculus announced that its latest update version 1.30 of the Oculus Rift has started rolling to its Public Test channel, bringing numerous enhancements to the user experience and performance improvements to Oculus Home, the Dash interface, and Oculus Desktop app … 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

Oculus Launches Three ‘VR for Good’ Experiences on Oculus Video

August 24, 2018 |

Oculus’ Creators Lab has officially launched three new virtual reality experiences across the company’s platforms on the Oculus Video app and is available now for download via the Oculus Store.

Creators Lab, which is part of the Oculus VR for … Read More

Oculus ‘Santa Cruz’ Standalone VR Headset May Launch Q1 2019

August 22, 2018 |

Oculus reportedly has plans to finally launch its highly-anticipated standalone VR headset, code-named ‘Santa Cruz’, in the first quarter of 2019.

According to a report from UploadVR, citing multiple independent sources, Oculus is now aiming to release the ‘Santa Cruz’ … Read More

Oculus Rift Support Added to HTC’s Viveport Store and Subscription Service

August 16, 2018 |

In an interesting move, HTC announced today that Oculus Rift support will be coming to its Viveport app store, giving users official access to content built for both competing high-end virtual reality headsets.

According to the announcement, developers can now … Read More