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‘Facebook Spaces’ Gets New Creative Features and Live 360° Video Support

October 13, 2017 |

Facebook announced during the recent Oculus Connect 4 keynote, that its social VR app, Facebook Spaces, is getting some new features and improvements that will make the app a lot more engaging and social for users.

According to Facebook’s Rachel … Read More

Felix & Paul Studio’s ‘The People’s House’ 360° Video Wins Emmy Award

September 11, 2017 |

Earlier this year, Felix & Paul and Oculus Studios released “The People’s House,” a 360-degree guided tour of inside the White House featuring the former U.S. President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama. Now, in recognition of its … Read More

Facebook’s New Surround 360 Cameras Makes Live-Action Scenes More Immersive

April 19, 2017 |

On Wednesday, during the annual F8 developer conference, Facebook announced the second generation of its Surround 360 video camera design—the x24 and x6 camera models as an upgrade to the one the company debuted last year.

The x24 is the … Read More

Facebook Launches its First Dedicated 360° Content App on Oculus Platform

March 8, 2017 |

After nearly three years since Facebook acquired Oculus, the social media giant has finally released its first dedicated virtual reality app called Facebook 360 for Samsung’s Gear VR, powered by Oculus.

Currently, there are more than 25 million 360 photos … Read More

Oculus Announces 360° Video Tour of the White House with the Obama’s

January 13, 2017 |

With just a week left before President Barack Obama leaves office, the president and First Lady Michelle Obama are inviting everyone to join them on a personal tour of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. And the best part is that you can … Read More

Oculus Partners with BBC Earth to Bring the Natural World to VR

January 7, 2017 |

Oculus and BBC Earth, the world’s leading natural history producer, have announced a joint partnership that will bring three new exciting virtual reality experiences to the Oculus Rift and Gear VR starting in January and will be available to download for … Read More

Oculus Debuts 360° Video of President Obama Touring Yosemite National Park

August 25, 2016 |

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of America’s National Parks Service, you can now embark on a VR trip through Yosemite National Park with the President of the United States Barack Obama from the comfort of your own home. This becomes … Read More

Oculus Adds New Social Features to Samsung Gear VR

March 9, 2016 |

If you thought virtual reality was going to be a lonely experience–well, think again. Today, Oculus has just announced a number of new social features coming to Samsung’s Gear VR headset this week for users to experience.

According to an … Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Talks About the Future VR and 360-Degree Video

February 22, 2016 |

With an unexpected appearance at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked Event at MWC, Mark Zuckerberg took time out of his busy schedule to talk with the audience in Barcelona about the potential of virtual reality and 360-degree video content.

Zuckerberg was … Read More

Oculus and LeBron James Team Up in 360° Short Film for Gear VR

December 26, 2015 |

Oculus and NBA superstar LeBron James have teamed up to create a brand new 360-degree experience for the Samsung Gear VR, that gives fans a glimpse into how James prepares for his 13th NBA season.

Developed in collaboration with Oculus … Read More