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Lenovo Mirage Solo Standalone VR Headset Ships Earlier - I4U News

The Mirage Solo HMD does not need a mobile phone or a PC for virtual reality experiences. Everything is built into the headset. Features of the Lenovo Mirage Solo include Worldsense. You can get up off your chair and truly explore your virtual world ...

Custom Order Maid 3D 2 Update Adds Virtual YouTuber Support - One Angry Gamer (blog)

KISS announced that virtual YouTuber support has been added to their adult-themed VR game, Custom Order Maid 3D 2 for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. The sex-themed fetish game allows you to create your very own 3D maid avatar and have her experience all ...

VR is new arcade mainstream - Shine News (press release)

Gamers wearing headsets and wielding rifles adorned with flashing lights battle a horde of zombies, letting out the occasional terrified shriek. The virtual reality arcade in Singapore is part of a wave of such venues being opened as backers of the ...

Chrome 66 adds experimental support for Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets - Brinkwire (press release)

Google Chrome 66 came out a few days ago, with your usual list of new APIs and user improvements. However, one major new feature flew under the radar. This is the first stable Chrome release with experimental support for Valve's OpenVR API, allowing VR ...

Oculus Rift Troubleshooting Guide to fix errors - TWCN Tech News (blog)

Oculus Rift is one of the most popular virtual reality systems currently. It lets you enjoy anything, anywhere with the power of virtual reality. While the device takes you deep inside the world of virtual reality, there are some common problems often ...

Battlezone Gold Edition announced, will be playable without a VR headset, releases on May 1st - Brinkwire (press release)

Rebellion has announced that a Gold Edition for Battlezone that will launch on May 1st and will be fully playable with or without a VR headset. Furthermore, those that have already purchased the game will get this Gold Edition for free. Originally ...

Headsets to another world - The Nation

VR arcades have been springing up in other places. China was an early hotbed for virtual reality gaming although the industry has struggled in recent times, while they can also be found in countries across the region including Japan, Taiwan and ...

How to get a perfect fit with your PlayStation VR - Android Central

It's fairly lightweight and designed so that the weight it does have is spread evenly between the back and front of the head. It's unlike other headsets like HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, which strap on in more of a 'ski mask' fashion. But that doesn't ...

At the Tribeca Film Festival, Swap the Popcorn for VR Headsets - PCMag

So you might be disappointed to find nothing more than a white room and an Oculus Rift hanging on the wall. But put on the VR headset, and all becomes clear. That white room turns into train tracks that lead you to an abandoned Toronto, beautiful in ...

Google Adds Oculus Rift Support To Google Chrome For VR Web Browsing - VRFocus

Now with the support for Oculus Rift built into the Windows 10 version of Google Chrome users have a new way to immersive themselves in a high-end, VR solution. Though most of the internet is not designed for VR viewing, a fair amount of websites and ...

Trailer: Alex Aja's Campfire Creepers Starring Robert Englund - Dread Central

Later this month we will finally see the release of director Alexandre Aja's original VR anthology series Campfire Creepers starring Robert Englund and inspired by cult classics like Creepshow and Tales from the Crypt. The first two episodes, “The ...

Global VR Helmet Market Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles & Forecast upto 2025 - Healthcare Journal

The Global VR Helmet Market 2018 report is detailed study of overall VR Helmet market including introduction of product, definition, scope, VR Helmet global sale, and forecast up to 2025. The VR Helmet Market report is the extensive analysis of the VR ...

Chrome's desktop browser now supports Oculus Rift VR - Techsprouts

As per the reports, Google Chrome would now support the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. As of the version 66.0.3359.117, the users could load up the browser's “flags” settings (type “chrome://flags” in the address bar) and witness the new “Oculus ...

Why HTC Vive Pro is not for you - Techtree.com

One can choose pocket-friendly headsets that come cheap in comparison to the HTC Vive Pro. If you already have a PS4 with you, you can definitely go for the Sony PSVR headset, which will be a better alternative in terms of price as well as performance ...

Oculus Offers Up Developer Quick-start Guide for Bringing Apps to Go - Road to VR

Google Play Services: Unlike the Samsung Galaxy devices that run Gear VR, Oculus Go does not ship with Google Play Services installed. You cannot rely on Google Play Services (e.g. Google Firebase, Google Cloud Messaging, etc), or third-party libraries ...

Transparency At The Heart Of Additions, As Oculus VR Updates Terms And Conditions/Privacy Policy - VRFocus

Given the collection of data over on Facebook, a number of those within the VR community have voiced concerns as to what data Oculus VR/Facebook might be accruing and how it could, theoretically, be used. Whilst Oculus VR has not directly addressed the ...

VR: Why Oculus Rift May Be The Best Choice For A Headset - Android Headlines

For starters, the Oculus Rift is $399. This is different from when the headset first launched as it didn't come with the Oculus Touch controllers. That's all changed now as you can pick up the bundle for that price which means you're getting everything ...

Weekend PC Download Deals for April 20: Steam VR Sale - Shacknews

Rise of the Tomb Raider - $19.79 (67% off); The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition - $19.99 (50% off); Dying Light - $17.99 (55% off); Fallout 4 VR - $41.99 (30% off); Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun - $19.99 (50% off); Psychonauts in the ...

How to set up an Oculus Rift - TechRadar

Of course, before you even think about setting up the Oculus Rift itself, you'll need to make sure you have a powerful enough computer to be able to handle what the Rift needs. The Oculus Rift is a pretty powerful device, and as such you're going to ...

Oculus wants to stretch your skin to see what it feels like to be human - Digital Trends

In patents filings made public this week, Oculus describes a couple different technologies that could make its virtual reality even more realistic and immersive. The patents describe a couple methods for simulating touch in VR environments, one of ...

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.

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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRVpo5Q6c-s More Info on the PlayStation...

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 by getting these games through...

Is the Oculus Rift Worth $400? VR REVIEW

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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 ship in early 2018. Subscribe to...

INSANE NEW ZOMBIE GAME!! | CONTAGION VR OUTBREAK - OCULUS RIFT GAMEPLAY

Support the channel for FREE here! - https://www.gawkbox.com/lokeygamestwitch Become a Lokey Games Patron here ~ https://www.patreon.com/LokeyGames?ty=h BACK with some Oculus Rift CV1 + Touch...

Hands-On with Oculus Go VR Headset!

We go in-depth with the Oculus Go $200 standalone virtual reality headset at this year's Game Developers Conference! After playing a few games with it, including the cross-platform Settlers...