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Sixense refunds backers for VR controller, five years later - Engadget

Oculus and HTC have their own motion controllers, making life more difficult for Stem and other third-party controllers, many of which hit Kickstarter at around the same time as Stem after the Oculus Rift VR development kit was released. However, Rubin ...

NextVR Releases Streaming Schedule For Critical 2018-2019 NBA Season - UploadVR

This season, NBA Digital and NextVR are partnering with Oculus to feature NBA League Pass games in VR in Oculus Venues, where fans can connect with their friends and share the experience with a community of thousands—all LIVE in real time. Everyone ...

A Chair In A Room: Greenwater Getting Big Overhaul And PSVR Release - UploadVR

A Chair in a Room: Greenwater was one of the very first great VR horror games that released back in the middle of 2016 — over two years ago — and still holds up as an excellent example of what's possible with the power of roomscale VR. The scares are ...

Scraper: First Strike Interview And Combat Gameplay Footage - UploadVR

We first saw Labrodex Studios' first VR project — the futuristic shooter Scraper: First Strike — earlier this year when we had a chance to go hands-on with the game at their office on Long Island. It's been a few .... Oculus has something special ...

Rec Room Could Be An Oculus Quest Launch Title, Devs Hint At Port - UploadVR

The app's intentionally simplistic graphical style allowed Against Gravity to massively increase its playerbase in November by launching on PlayStation VR, including cross-platform multiplayer with Oculus Rift, SteamVR, and non-VR users. But could they ...

The Gallery And Vive Pro Take Home Top Honors At 2018 VR Awards - UploadVR

The 2018 VR Awards just wrapped up! Whether you watched it live with us here at UploadVR or decided to check things out for yourself in VR using Altpsace VR, all the announcements have officially been made. There were tons of worthy nominations, but ...

No Man's Sky VR? Hello Games wants to know if you want it - TweakTown

Obviously PC-powered VR headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are the best bet, but I think we could see No Man's Sky VR arrive as a timed PlayStation VR exclusive. Remember that Hello Games teamed up with Sony to distribute No Man's Sky on ...

How to use virtual reality for employee training: 3 VR platforms to check out - TechRepublic

The software is compatible with Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Daydream, and Samsung Gear VR headsets. STRIVR offers various pricing packages spanning from three-month pilot programs to one- to three-year deployments. For specific pricing information, please ...

Pilot scares the hell out of us by wearing Oculus Go while flying - VentureBeat

If you're troubled by the idea of pilots wearing VR headsets while flying real planes, prepare yourself: It's already happening, at least on a small scale. In a new video titled Piloting A Real Aircraft While Wearing Oculus Go, Texan pilots John Nagle ...

RYOT, Kaleidoscope and Oculus announce DevLab 2018 to support next generation of VR/AR artists - Verizon Communications

LOS ANGELES - RYOT, the immersive media company and Academy Award-nominated studio, announced a partnership with the funding platform, Kaleidoscope and leading VR platform, Oculus, to produce DevLab 2018, an VR/AR artist incubator that has ...

Dealmaster: Get a Google Daydream View VR headset for $40 - Ars Technica

Smartphone VR is still the lightest VR experience, but if you plan on buying a new Pixel 3, want to use it as your own personal movie theater, and don't want to splash the cash on a more advanced and standalone headset like the upcoming Oculus Quest ...

Sixense to Refund STEM Kickstarter Backers After More Than 4 Years of Delays - Road to VR

But then, unable to get STEM out the door for another year later and a half, Oculus revealed VR controllers as part of its Santa Cruz II prototype (which would go on to become Oculus Quest) in October 2017, causing Sixense to reconsider whether ...

Sixense will refund its VR controller backers, switch to enterprise - VentureBeat

Rubin said that when the company emerged with its Stem wireless hand controllers in 2013, before Oculus Rift came out, the industry needed a solution for navigating VR. “There was no 6DoF control system for VR to go with the Oculus headset,” he said.

Oculus Go Used For In-Flight Pilot Training Demonstration - UploadVR

Co-founders of a Texas-based company called Thrust Vector, which does contract development and consulting for both AR and VR, used Oculus Go while piloting an aircraft and say they have flown “probably 2 dozen full approaches in full VR, all the way ...

VR company Sixense is refunding Kickstarter backers for its endlessly delayed STEM controllers - The Verge

During that time, companies like Oculus and HTC started adding motion controllers to their VR systems, making the STEM redundant for many people. “There's no need to clutter the consumer market anymore,” says Rubin, if other companies are producing ...

See street artist Shepard Fairey's latest show from home - Quartz

As of Oct. 15, street-art fans can go on a virtual reality tour of Fairey's big “Damaged” exhibit, which showed last November in Los Angeles. It's available for download on Apple and Android mobile devices, as well as on Oculus, Samsung Gear and Steam ...

NBA, NextVR Will Offer Virtual Reality Content Every Night This Season - SportTechie

Also new this year is compatibility with both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive headsets. Social features have been added to the NBA games streamed through Oculus Venues, allowing fans to watch games live alongside their friends in virtual courtside seats.

DevLab 2018 offers VR/AR artists an incubator and shot at funding - VentureBeat

Two years ago, Oculus teamed up with VR promoter Kaleidoscope to create DevLab, an incubator for independent VR projects. Now they're back to do it again with DevLab 2018, also partnering with immersive mixed reality studio RYOT for an educational ...

First virtual reality medical platform launched in the EU - Verdict

Currently, VRHealth solutions are deployed in over thirty hospitals in the United States. From pain management, rehabilitation exercises, to helping children with ADHD focus, VRHealth uses Oculus Go and to provide VR technology solutions.

New Shepard Fairey “DAMAGED” VR and AR Art Experience Released! - Reality Technologies

With Shepard Fairey as the docent, Oculus, Samsung Gear, Steam VR, iOS (Apple), and Android (Google Play) users will not only view his art pieces and hear the artist discuss the stories behind the art, they'll get to keep it forever. VR headset users ...

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 VR Headset Review!

We test and review the new Oculus Go standalone virtual reality headset! Jeremy and Norm go over how this $200 headset compares with current desktop and ...

Introducing Oculus Quest—Our First All-in-One VR Gaming System

We're excited to usher in the next era of VR gaming with the introduction of Oculus Quest, our first all-in-one VR gaming system. Oculus Quest will launch in ...

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: ...

Is the Oculus Rift Worth $400? VR REVIEW

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Oculus Go review: $199 standalone VR headset

Oculus Go doesn't need a phone and it's not much different from Gear VR, but it works well: we test it across both coasts. Oculus Go has arrived: Facebook's ...

HULK SIMULATOR IN VIRTUAL REALITY! | Marvel Powers United VR (Oculus Rift + Touch Gameplay)

Let's become The Hulk in Virtual Reality! One of the strongest superheroes of all time. VR Game Review: https://youtu.be/eYJMfr7QBwo Marvel Powers United ...