Oculus Rift

The Rift is an upcoming virtual reality head-mounted display, being developed by Oculus VR. During its period as an independent company, before being purchased by Facebook, Oculus VR had raised US$91 million for the development of the Rift. The consumer version of the product is expected to become available in late 2014 or early 2015.
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  • Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe Steps Down; Will Lead PC VR Group

    … Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe announced that he will relinquish the top job but stay on to lead the Facebook-owned virtual reality company’s PC VR group. Iribe said in a blog post that recent hire Jon Thomason will lead the mobile VR group at Oculus, and he, Thomason and Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer will team up to find…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Oculus Touch to Ship Dec. 6; Other Oculus Connect 3 Announcements

    …, as well as an addition sensor and a Rock Band VR connector. Oculus VR said in a blog post that people who pre-ordered and received their Oculus Rift units via its website already have their spots reserved in the Oculus Touch pre-order queue, and they must order by 11:59 p.m. PT Oct. 27 to retain their priority status. The Oculus team also…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Begin in Europe, Canada; Sept. 20 Ship Date

    … Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift headset are being accepted via retailers in Europe and Canada, with a ship date of Sept. 20. Facebook’s Oculus VR unit said in a blog post that the suggested retail price for the Oculus Rift in Europe is £549/€699 ($716), adding that in-store demonstrations of the upcoming Oculus Touch controller will begin…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 18 readers -
  • Microsoft Brings Minecraft to Oculus Rift

    … Microsoft and Mojang announced the launch of Oculus Rift support in Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta. All owners of the game on Windows 10 can now download the Minecraft application from the Oculus Store for free. With this release, Mojang added keyboard and mouse support to the virtual reality experience, as well as “VR control options…

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  • Mobile Game Roundup: One Tap Tennis, Monster Builder and More

    … tactical RPG from gumi Inc. and Fuji&gumi Games allows players to create a team of heroes and take them into battle against enemies. During battle, players move their characters around a game board, and can tap on an enemy to attack them. The game includes over 50 unit classes, such as mages, gunners, dragoons and more, and six weapon types, including…

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  • Game of Thrones 360-Degree Video Sets Facebook Mark

    … HBO’s Game of Thrones now occupies the Iron Throne of Facebook 360-degree video views. Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post Friday that the 360 video of the opening sequence for the drama series became the social network’s most-viewed 360 video, with some 5.3 million views over a 24-hour period. The social network said…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • A Look Into the Future: How Will VR & Marketing Intersect?

    Some of the biggest players in tech—such as Google, Facebook and Samsung—are investing heavily in virtual reality. As an increasing amount of people have access to VR headsets and technology, brands are finding space in the virtual realm. It’s a bit early to say exactly how brands can market via VR, but the possibilities are exciting.

    Justin Lafferty/ Inside Facebook- 22 readers -
  • F8 2016 Registration Is Open

    … content for everyone across Facebook’s family of applications and services. Interactive demos: Experience our immersive products for yourself with hands-on demos featuring Oculus Rift and Touch, 360 video and more. Innovation lab: Learn how we plan to improve connectivity, enhance infrastructure and scale artificial intelligence and virtual reality…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 35 readers -
  • Oculus Rift Pre-Orders Start Wednesday; Touch Delayed

    … Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift headset from Facebook-owned virtual-reality outfit Oculus VR will begin at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET Wednesday, but gamers waiting for Oculus Touch controllers will have to wait a little longer. Oculus announced in a blog post that every Rift headset will come pre-bundled with Lucky’s Tale from Playful, as previously…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 14 readers -
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