Gear Vr

  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    … on this infrastructure, which it announced at Oculus Connect 3 in October and recently launched as the Parties feature for Gear VR. During a hackathon dubbed Hack With Heart, Facebook came up with enhancements to its Safety Check feature, as well as Community Help and Fundraisers. The social network’s recent addition of an instant-verification component…

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  • Oculus Gear VR Gets Social: Parties, Voice Calls, Rooms

    … By David Cohen on Dec. 16, 2016 - 5:50 PM Oculus VR introduced a host of social features for Gear VR users, which it originally announced at its Oculus Connect 3 event in October. Oculus said in a blog post that Gear VR users can link their Facebook and Oculus accounts or search by real names or user names to connect with fellow users…

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  • Audio 360: Facebook Brings Spatial Audio to 360-Degree Videos

    … Facebook is bringing 360-degree audio to its 360-degree videos Oculus VR product manager Abesh Thakur and Facebook technical lead Varun Nair announced the launch of Audio 360 in a blog post, describing it as “a suite of tools including the Spatial Workstation which enable creators to publish 360 videos with spatial audio on News Feed.” Audio…

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  • Oculus Touch to Ship Dec. 6; Other Oculus Connect 3 Announcements

    … Technologies workshops and equipment from Samsung, AMD and Oculus to top universities so they can launch their own content creation programs. We’re also committing $10 million to fund diversity programs, continuing our investment in programs like Launch Pad, VR for Good and Amplified New Voices, as well as new programs like the Diverse Filmmakers Project…

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  • E3 2016: Minecraft Realms Launch on Pocket / Windows 10

    … even if they’re on different platforms. This includes users playing Minecraft on Gear VR. This multiplayer functionality is powered by Xbox Live, so users will need Xbox Live accounts to play. By logging in with their Xbox Live accounts, users will also be able to earn Xbox achievements while playing. Meanwhile, Minecraft Realms are persistent…

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  • Game of Thrones 360-Degree Video Sets Facebook Mark

    … in an email to SocialTimes that HBO teamed up with Elastic, designers of the show’s opening sequence, to create a 360 video and virtual reality version, adding: This new version includes the classic maps of the various kingdoms, the moving models of the Wall and cities—all rendered to be viewed and explored as a 360 video and in immersive VR. The video is exclusively available on the Game of Thrones Facebook page now and is coming to Oculus Video for Gear VR and Rift soon. Readers: What do you think? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • F8 2016: Facebook Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System

    … Facebook developed a 3-D 360-degree camera system with an eye toward the 360-degree videos it recently introduced to the social network. Facebook Surround 360 will not be branded or sold by Facebook. Rather, the social network is open-sourcing the technology, with plans to post the design specifications and stitching code on GitHub…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 28 readers -
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