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Oculus purchases LED maker InfiniLED
Oculus purchases LED maker InfiniLED
Facebook's Oculus VR has acquired low-powered LED maker InfiniLED with the ultimate goal of using the tech in their virtual reality headsets. ...... 18 Oct 2016
Oculus Touch available later this year for $199
Oculus Touch available later this year for $199
Speaking during their Oculus Connect keynote, the VR pioneer has announced that the Oculus Touch controller will launch on December 6th for $199. ...... 07 Oct 2016 - 1 comment
Is Xbox One getting VR games next year?
Is Xbox One getting VR games next year?
Sony has a huge lead in this generation's console wars but it's far from over yet. There might be another hurdle that could change things up ...... 03 Jun 2016 - 5 comments
Oculus VR accidentally reveals pictures of consumer Rift headset
Oculus VR accidentally reveals pictures of consumer Rift headset
A few days before the company was expected to unveil full details and press shots of their upcoming consumer Rift headset, Oculus VR appears ...... 11 Jun 2015 - 3 comments
Oculus sends out invites to special event on June 11th
Oculus sends out invites to special event on June 11th
Oculus VR has sent out press invites to a special event on June 11th, with more information about next year's consumer headset likely to be unveiled. ...... 21 May 2015 - 3 comments
The Oculus Rift has powerful minimum required specs
The Oculus Rift has powerful minimum required specs
Oculus VR has posted the minimum specs required to use the upcoming Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, specs that will guarantee a "better ...... 17 May 2015
Consumer Oculus Rift may not be coming this year
Consumer Oculus Rift may not be coming this year
Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey has suggested that the consumer version of the virtual reality sensation will not launch this year. So far, ...... 14 Mar 2015 - 4 comments
Samsung's Gear VR headset to go on sale next month
Samsung's Gear VR headset to go on sale next month
Samsung will once again be first to market with a new consumer wearable, with their "Innovator's Edition" Gear VR headset set to go on sale in December. ...... 14 Nov 2014 - 2 comments
Consumer Oculus Rift VR headset could begin roll out by summer of next year
Consumer Oculus Rift VR headset could begin roll out by summer of next year
According to multiple source, Oculus VR could begin rolling out their Oculus Rift VR headset for consumers starting next summer. Supposedly, ...... 13 Sep 2014 - 5 comments
Oculus expects to sell over one million units of first-generation consumer Rift headset
Oculus expects to sell over one million units of first-generation consumer Rift headset
Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has conservative expectations for the first-generation consumer model of the Rift headset, saying he hopes for just ...... 13 Jun 2014 - 3 comments
Oculus to sell its Rift VR headset 'at cost'
Oculus to sell its Rift VR headset 'at cost'
Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey is sure to have made consumers happy with his latest comments, saying that the company will sell the Rift VR ...... 12 Jun 2014
Google Glass' top electrical engineer heads to Oculus VR
Google Glass' top electrical engineer heads to Oculus VR
Adrian Wong, Google Glass' top electrical engineer, has left the company for VR headset maker Oculus, reports Crunch. The engineer had been ...... 16 May 2014
ZeniMax accuses John Carmack of stealing IP when he left for Oculus VR
ZeniMax accuses John Carmack of stealing IP when he left for Oculus VR
John Carmack, the legendary creator of Doom and new CTO for Oculus VR, has been accused of stealing intellectual property (IP) when he left ...... 04 May 2014
U.S. regulators: Facebook is okay to buy Oculus VR
U.S. regulators: Facebook is okay to buy Oculus VR
A month after announcing its acquisition of virtual reality startup Oculus VR for $2 billion, the deal has been approved by U.S. regulators. ...... 23 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Yet another Valve engineer joins Oculus VR
Yet another Valve engineer joins Oculus VR
Marking the third time in recent weeks that a VR engineer has left Valve, developer Aaron Nicholls is the latest to join Oculus VR. Oculus ...... 01 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Valve's VR boss is now chief scientist for Oculus VR
Valve's VR boss is now chief scientist for Oculus VR
Despite Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR, it appears some of the brightest in the industry are not scared to join the team. Michael Abrash, ...... 30 Mar 2014
Facebook: We will not be changing Oculus branding
Facebook: We will not be changing Oculus branding
Facebook has denied a recent report that the social network behemoth will be re-branding the Oculus Rift and interface with its own Facebook branding. ...... 27 Mar 2014 - 1 comment
Notch says no more Minecraft for Oculus Rift following Facebook acquisition
Notch says no more Minecraft for Oculus Rift following Facebook acquisition
Markus 'Notch' Persson, the developer behind Minecraft, has killed all plans for bringing the game to the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, ...... 27 Mar 2014 - 4 comments
Facebook looks forward and purchases Oculus VR, maker of the Oculus Rift, for over $2 billion
Facebook looks forward and purchases Oculus VR, maker of the Oculus Rift, for over $2 billion
Facebook has looked to the long-term and will be purchasing Oculus VR for $2 billion, mainly in stock. The company makes the Oculus Rift ...... 26 Mar 2014 - 2 comments
     

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