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Oculus Is Working on VR Controller for the Oculus Rift

January 9, 2015 |

Oculus VR has been showcasing innovation of its virtual headset for quite some time. Recently, they introduced the addition of 3D positional audio to its Crescent Bay prototype, which is taking the experience of “presence” in a virtual world to … Read More

Oculus Stands Tall at CES 2015 with Two Story Booth

January 3, 2015 |

Next week, the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will open its doors to the public, and it will be the first time Oculus has an open booth available to all attendees at the event to show off some … Read More

Oculus Rift is Like ‘Getting Religion on Contact’, says Carmack

December 30, 2014 |

In a recent interview with Fortune, Oculus VR CTO John Carmack describes the experience of virtual reality on the Oculus Rift is “like getting religion on contact.” When also asked about what separates today’s VR technology from the VR in the … Read More

Microsoft Preparing VR Project to Take on Oculus in 2015

December 24, 2014 |

It doesn’t seem like Microsoft is all that worried about the partnership of Oculus with Facebook, they have plans of their own in place for a VR headset. As Forbes reported in March, Microsoft’s VR project was well under way … Read More

Oculus Aquires Two VR Startup Firms Nimble VR and 13th Lab

December 11, 2014 |

Oculus VR just announced that it has acquired two companies to help deliver the most immersive technology experience possible.

The first of those acquisitions is Nimble VR. A two-year old company that specializes in developing skeletal hand-tracking software, including its … Read More

Chrysler Demos Oculus Rift Experience for New Car Buyers

November 27, 2014 |

Chrysler unveiled a unique promotional video at the recent Los Angeles Car Show 2014 that used the Oculus Rift VR headset to show attendees the new Chrysler 200. The four minute video, Beneath the Surface, didn’t just give people a view of the … Read More

Oculus Rift Wins ‘Innovation of the Year’ at 2014 Golden Joystick Awards

October 24, 2014 |

This 2014 Golden Joystick Awards took place this week at the London’s O2 Arena with more than nine million votes cast from the gaming public to crown the best-of-the-best in the gaming industry for 18 categories ranging from Best Gaming Moment, Innovation … Read More

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe Gives $31M to University of Maryland for a VR Lab

September 12, 2014 |

What do you do after your company gets acquired by Facebook for $2 billion, and your sitting on tons of cash? Well, if your like some of the executives at Oculus you can give some of it away.

According to … Read More

Samsung, Oculus Reveal Samsung Gear VR Headset for Galaxy Note 4

September 4, 2014 |

In a move anticipated by Oculus VR followers, both Samsung and Oculus VR have now officially confirmed the long-rumored collaboration between the two companies during a recent press conference in Berlin. The result of this partnership? A new mobile virtual … Read More

Facebook Acquisition of Oculus VR is Now Officially Complete

July 21, 2014 |

In March of this year, Facebook announced plans to acquire Oculus VR for $2 billion. After being approved by the FTC in late April, and recently passing the California Department of Corporations fairness hearing, the Facebook acquisition of Oculus is now officially complete.

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