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Oculus VR News | September 23, 2020

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Watch the Facebook Connect Keynote Livestream Here

September 16, 2020 |

The seventh annual Facebook Connect AR/VR developer conference, formerly known as Oculus Connect, is being streamed online today. Oculus’ parent company Facebook is expected to make several announcements, including the official reveal of the long-rumored Oculus Quest 2, which has … Read More

Oculus Connect is Now Facebook Connect, Set for September 16th

August 25, 2020 |

Oculus’ parent company Facebook is continuing its efforts to rebrand the Oculus name. The company has revealed that its annual Oculus Connect event will now be known as Facebook Connect. This year the event will be held virtually on September … Read More

Oculus Connect 7 Shifts to Digital-Only Format Later this Year

April 16, 2020 |

Oculus’ parent-company Facebook has announced that its upcoming Oculus Connect 7 (OC7) developer conference will be held as a digital event later this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns.

According to a blog post on the Oculus website, the … Read More

Oculus Connect 6 Developer Session Videos Now Online – Part 2

September 29, 2019 |

Oculus’ sixth annual developer conference, OC6, took place earlier this week at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, where developers and AR/VR enthusiasts from around the world gathered for the two-day event to share their passion for immersive technology and … Read More

Oculus Connect 6 Developer Session Videos Now Online – Part 1

September 27, 2019 |

Earlier this week developers and VR enthusiasts from around the world gathered at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in California, for Oculus’ sixth annual Oculus Connect developer conference (OC6), where more than 40 talks and deep-dive sessions took place … Read More

Oculus Reveals New Compact ‘Half Dome’ VR Prototypes

September 25, 2019 |

At Oculus Connect 6 (OC6), Facebook Reality Labs Chief Scientist Michael Abrash took to the stage and revealed two new versions of the ‘Half Dome’ prototype the company showed off last year, which uses a varifocal display to automatically adjust … Read More

Facebook Confirms AR Glasses in the Works, Reveals Plan for LiveMaps

September 25, 2019 |

At Oculus Connect 6 (OC6), Facebook has officially confirmed after months of speculation that the company is developing its own a dedicated pair of consumer-focused augmented reality (AR) glasses.

Facebook’s VP of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, revealed on stage during his … Read More

‘Facebook Horizon’ is a New Social VR App Coming to Quest & Rift in 2020

September 25, 2019 |

Today at Oculus Connect 6 (OC6), Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company’s next big push into social VR by unveiling its new social VR experience, called ‘Facebook Horizon‘ for both the Oculus Quest and Rift platform launching in 2020.

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Oculus Adding Hand-Tracking to Quest in Early 2020

September 25, 2019 |

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced today at Oculus Connect 6 (OC6) that the Oculus Quest standalone headset will support full hand-tracking in a software update to the Quest’s built-in camera sensors early next year, as an alternative to using … Read More

‘Oculus Link’ Allows Users to Play Rift Games on Quest Standalone Headset

September 25, 2019 |

During the OC6 opening keynote on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that a software feature called Oculus Link is coming to its standalone Quest headset, which will allow Quest owners to connect their headsets to a VR-ready gaming PC … Read More