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Serious Sam 3 VR: BFE – Impressions - Gameranx (blog)

Both HTC Vive and Oculus Rift users are able to enjoy the video game today, our review copy was played on the Oculus Rift with the Oculus Touch controllers. However, the developers have kept in-mind of various comfort levels in terms of room sizes for ...

A Facebook news feed in VR could help make the technology mainstream - Gears Of Biz

Virtual reality may be making its way much closer to the eyeballs of a global audience in the very near future. Oculus VR is testing native support for the web-based React VR protocol on the Facebook news feed. The technology, which allows plugin and ...

'Bait!' brings an ice fishing expedition to Facebook's social VR - Engadget

Facebook launched its social VR Spaces beta last April, finally showing us a compelling experience that helped put the social media company's acquisition of Oculus in the first place. Recently, Oculus showed off a little ice fishing game from casual ...

Immersive Tech Startup Pixvana Completes $14m Series A Funding Round - VRFocus

Whilst most headsets will be able to play the YouTube video, for the best experience – and to see FOVAS in action – you'll need to download the SPIN Play app. Currently this is available on Steam for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, with a mobile version due ...

Bait! Arctic Open Introduces Multiplayer Fishing To Facebook Spaces - UploadVR

... most-downloaded mobile VR experiences available. Now today Bait! is coming to Facebook Spaces through a new iteration dubbed Bait! Arctic Open. This time around it's exclusive to the Facebook Spaces social space on Oculus Rift and is freely ...

Catan VR Preview — The Classic Tabletop Game Comes to Life - DualShockers

Even better is the fact that the game will feature cross-play between Oculus Rift and Gear VR, ensuring that anyone can hop into the game regardless of what VR-capable device they have. While the game appears to be limited to those two devices for now, ...

Headsets are just the beginning. How to make a VR rig for all your senses - Digital Trends

Think you know what it's like to be a VR gamer because you own an Oculus Rift? Pah, you aren't even close. If you want to go full Lawnmower Man and dive body — and soul — into the pantheon of the cyber gods, you need to kit yourself out with much ...

Gunheart gets a slew of content in its 3rd and largest update - Gstyle magazine

Gunheart is a co-op shooter that works on VR gaming systems such as HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. A few days ago their publisher/developer Drifter Entertainment went ahead and added its biggest update yet decking the game out with new bosses, side ...

Oculus has big plans to expand in the greater Seattle area - TechCrunch

“We recently shared our vision to get 1 billion people into VR, and we're growing the Oculus team in Seattle to help make that happen,” an Oculus spokesperson told TechCrunch. “We're excited about the talent and growth in Seattle, and welcome ...

Pixvana raises $14M for its cloud-based VR studio – in a VR pitch, naturally - SiliconANGLE News (blog)

The studio has tools that allow users to publish and play immersive media experiences on all of the top VR devices, including mobile VR devices like Samsung Gear VR and PC devices like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Spin Studio uses a built-in encoder that ...

DJ Enrique Cadena Marins VRhythm VR Goggles Expected to Take EDM Fans on an Immersive Journey - Hola Arkansas

New inventions such as Google's Oculus Rift, the VR headset will comprise features like a lightweight screen with a 100 degree view, quality 3D audio spatialization, and optional DVI adapter for laptops. In mid-2015, DJ Enrique Cadena Marin conceived ...

Oculus: VR Flourishes Despite Predictions of its Death - RollingStone.com

An attendee operates the Oculus VR Inc. Rift virtual reality (VR) headset during the company's Connect 4 product launch event in San Jose, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Facebook Inc. unveiled a cheaper virtual-reality headset that ...

Resolution Games Release Social VR Fishing Experience Bait! Arctic Open for Facebook Spaces - VRFocus

During Oculus Connect 4 (OC4) last month, it was announced that Resolution Games was working on a new version of its popular fishing title Bait!, specifically for social platform Facebook Spaces on Oculus Rift. Today, the studio has launched the new ...

Facebook-owned Oculus makes big hiring push in Seattle region amid rumors of real estate expansion - GeekWire

An Oculus spokesperson declined to discuss the company's future plans or real estate needs in the Seattle area, but did provide the following statement: “We recently shared our vision to get 1 billion people into VR, and we're growing the Oculus team ...

Pixvana Raises $14M Series A Investment for Cloud-based VR Video Platform - Road to VR

“Faster iteration and blending of video and 3D content will allow creatives, brands and media companies to create amazing XR experiences. More announcements like the recent devices for Windows MR and Oculus Go will create a rapidly expanding market ...

The ESL VR League: a $200000 Competition in Next Gen Sports - VR Fitness Insider (blog)

Intel and Oculus have teamed up with the eSports League for a season of two thrilling titles: The Unspoken and Echo Arena. Teams will compete in these multiplayer titles to establish dominance in the new realm of VR, and to compete in the grand finals ...

How ski resorts are using virtual reality to lure tech-savvy skiers - Dallas News

Instead of researching reviews, consumers will increasingly be able to sample ski resorts virtually to verify vacation options. Leading the way in North America is Destination BC, Canada, which launched The Wild Within VR Experience in 2014. Using ...

Pixvana raises $14M from Vulcan, Microsoft, top VC firms for VR production platform - GeekWire

Others include Pluto VR, HaptX, VRStudios, VREAL, Endeavor One, Nullspace VR, Against Gravity, Visual Vocal, and several others. Those are in addition to larger companies like Microsoft, Valve, HTC, and Oculus that also are developing virtual and ...

Game on: WarDucks' Nikki Lannen on being at the front of the VR gaming space in Ireland - Business & Finance

With growing interest in the medium and the likes of Facebook acquiring Oculus VR in March 2014 for $2.3 billion, the dynamic and potential possibilities around VR are being looked into by businesses in great detail. Nikki Lannen is one of the leaders ...

Facebook wants users to browse the web while wearing a headset - The Independent

The social network has made no secret of its VR ambitions, and is trying to get people to embrace the technology by giving it as much exposure as possible. Facebook owns VR company Oculus, so the move to tie virtual reality with the main Facebook site ...

Oculus VR is an American technology company founded by Palmer Luckey and Brendan Iribe on June 2012 at Irvine, California and based in Menlo Park. It specializes in virtual reality and technology, as well as being a manufacturer of its products.

Oculus VR, LLC
Subsidiary
Industry Virtual reality
Founded June 2012; 4 years ago (2012-06)
Founder
Headquarters Menlo Park, California, United States
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Products
Parent Facebook
Website oculus.com

Oculus VR (simply known as Oculus) is an American technology company founded by Palmer Luckey and Brendan Iribe on June 2012 at Irvine, California and based in Menlo Park. It specializes in virtual reality and technology, as well as being a manufacturer of its products.

In the summer of 2012, Oculus announced the Rift, a virtual reality headset designed for video gaming, and created a Kickstarter campaign to fund development. The product proved successful, collecting around $10 million, and two pre-production models were released to the public: the "Development Kit" 1 and 2. The consumer product, which was released on March 28, 2016, refreshed the design and includes integrated headphones and an IR LED sensor.

In March 2014, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg agreed to acquire Oculus for $2 billion in cash and stock, to the criticism of the media and game figures, such as Minecraft creator Markus Persson, who sold his company Mojang to Microsoft later at $2.5 billion. In 2015, Oculus acquired Surreal Vision, a British startup focused on 3D reconstruction and mixed reality, stating that it could be possible for Oculus to develop products with the concept of telepresence.

The company also partnered with Samsung to develop the Samsung Gear VR in November 2015, for the Samsung Galaxy models.

On 13 December 2016, it was announced that CEO Brendan Iribe will step down and after a restructuring at Oculus VR he will be responsible for the new created PC-based VR team. The also new created mobile VR team will be headed by Jon Thomason who has joined Oculus in summer 2016.

Oculus Go is an all-new standalone VR headset (CNET News)

Read the CNET News article here - http://cnet.co/2yd9mza Mark Zuckerberg reveals the Oculus Go, a new untethered wireless VR headset. It will cost $199 and ...

PlayStation VR vs Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive - Which One is Best?

Here we comparison the Sony PlayStation VR vs the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Watch our Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive Comparison: ...

Top 10 Best Oculus Rift Games | PC VR games

Ranking the best virtual reality games released so far on the PC's Oculus Rift. These are the top-rated VR titles on the Oculus Rift right now. Support our channel ...

How To Setup Samsung Gear VR Headset By Oculus

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SPIDER-MAN SIMULATOR IN VIRTUAL REALITY! | Spider-Man: Homecoming VR (Oculus Touch Gameplay)

In the new Spider-Man VR Movie Experience you can suit up as your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man and see what it's like to be the world's favorite ...

Oculus debuts Dash ​and Home ​software interface for better control around VR apps (CNET News)

Read the CNET News article here - http://cnet.co/2yd9mza Oculus reveals ​a n​ew VR interface that lets you use hand controllers to move around in a VR app's ...