Oculus Vr

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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  • Hugo Barra to Lead Virtual Reality Efforts at Facebook

    … in a Facebook post (embedded below): I’m excited that Hugo Barra is joining Facebook to lead all of our virtual reality efforts, including our Oculus team. Hugo’s in China right now, so here we are together in VR. It seems fitting. I’ve known Hugo for a long time, starting when he helped develop the Android operating system, to the last few years…

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  • Adaptly Execs Share Their 2017 Predictions

    … obvious marketing implications is the evolution of the car. As cars become more autonomous, it frees up so much time that will go into using walled gardens instead. If you have an hour commute and you’re no longer doing the driving yourself, you’ll start spending that time on Facebook. There will be more ad loading, more consumption, more data creation…

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  • Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

    …. The integration was contributed to the Nuclide project on GitHub just a few weeks after the hackathon, and the team is still adding new features. Nuclide is built on top of Atom, an open-source desktop text editor. At another hackathon later in the year, a few engineers set out to produce a version of Atom that runs in the browser as a step toward…

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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…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 17 readers -
  • 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…

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  • Users Can Finally Touch the Oculus Touch

    …, and it is supported by several of the Oculus Touch launch titles. The Oculus VR team said in a blog post: Thanks to Touch’s intuitive and ergonomic design, you forget the controllers and feel like your physical and virtual hands are identical. Precise tracking and ergonomic handle design work in tandem to bring hand poses and social gestures into VR for a more…

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  • Facebook Names Rachel Rubin Franklin Head of Social VR

    … Facebook turned to a leading game developer to fill its new role of head of its social virtual reality team, hiring Electronic Arts vice president Rachel Rubin Franklin. Chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer announced the hire in a post (embedded below), writing: Mark‘s (co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg) demo at the Oculus Connect…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 45 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 -
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