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Oculus Connect 4 Developer Session Videos Now Online – Part 3

November 1, 2017 |

This year’s Oculus Connect 4 developer conference had more than 2,900 attendees and featured over 40 technical talks and workshops from more than 100 speakers addressing everything from developing and designing immersive games to cinematic storytelling techniques, optimization, and content … Read More

Oculus Connect 4 Developer Session Videos Now Online – Part 2

October 30, 2017 |

Oculus’ biggest annual event of the year, Oculus Connect 4, took place at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center earlier this month, which brought together developers, designers, and industry experts from around the world to discuss and share ideas on … Read More

Oculus Connect 4 Developer Session Videos Now Online – Part 1

October 29, 2017 |

Today, we take a look back at Oculus’ fourth annual Connect developers conference (OC4), where more than 2,900 developers, content creators, and VR enthusiast from around world came together to collaborate and share their ideas in an effort to push … Read More

‘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

Oculus Opens Explore API to Gear VR Developers, Coming to Rift in 2018

October 13, 2017 |

During the Oculus Connect 4 opening keynote on Wednesday, Oculus announced that it’s opening up the Explore API to all Gear VR developers, enabling devs to promote and boost awareness of their games and apps through the new Oculus Explore section.

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Oculus Platform-Level Safety Tools for Developers, Coming in Early 2018

October 13, 2017 |

Oculus’ parent company Facebook wants to put one billion people into virtual reality. It’s certainly an ambitious goal that not only requires a platform that will provide users with incredible immersive experiences, but also one that allows users to feel safe … Read More

Oculus Reveals Improved ‘Avatars’ with Cross-Platform Support Coming in 2018

October 12, 2017 |

At the Oculus Connect 4 developer conference this week, Oculus revealed that it is updating its Oculus Avatars to look more natural and offer users an even greater level of customization options for their avatars next year, with cross-platform support for … Read More

Oculus Introduces New Rift Business Bundle Bringing VR into the Workplace

October 12, 2017 |

During this week’s Oculus Connect 4 developer conference, Oculus announced that it’s ready to take on the corporate world by offering a business-focused Oculus Rift bundle that is aimed at encouraging companies to embrace virtual reality technology into their everyday … Read More

‘Oculus Venues’ Will Let Users Watch Concerts, Sports and Live Events in VR

October 12, 2017 |

On stage at this year’s Oculus Connect 4 developers conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company is currently developing a new social space called Oculus Venues, which will allow users to watch live concerts, sports, movie premieres, and … Read More

Oculus Announces Massive Overhaul of UI and Home with Rift Core 2.0 Update

October 11, 2017 |

Oculus is giving the Rift its biggest update to date with a massive overhaul of its user interface, as part of what the company is calling Rift Core 2.0. Oculus’ head of Rift, Nate Mitchell, made the exciting announcement on … Read More