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oculusVRnews | July 30, 2015

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Oculus VR Acquires Hand-Tracking Company Pebbles Interfaces

July 16, 2015 |

Today, Oculus announced it has acquired Pebbles Interfaces, an Israeli-based startup company that specializes in the development of depth-sensing and computer vision technology for detecting and tracking hand movements.

According to an official Oculus VR blog post, Pebbles Interfaces will be … Read More

Oculus VR Wins ‘Technology Provider’ at Develop Awards 2015

July 16, 2015 |

On Wednesday, during the 2015 Develop Industry Excellence Awards held at Brighton, England, Oculus VR was announced the winner of the ‘Technology Provider’ award for its contribution of hardware and technological support to developers.

According to Develop, more than 170 companies were … Read More

Oculus Rift is an Open Platform, ‘Not a Closed One’, says Luckey

July 13, 2015 |

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey took to Reddit to address concerns from the community regarding claims that the company is taking steps towards designing the Oculus Rift to be a closed ecosystem.

The issue was raised when a thread on Reddit … Read More

Microsoft confirms ‘Oculus Rift will Not Natively Work on Xbox One’

July 11, 2015 |

Recently, there’s been some speculation following last month’s E3 announcement revealing the new Oculus partnership with Microsoft.

Earlier this week, rumors began to surface that the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset would work natively with Xbox One. Microsoft has now officially responded to the recent … Read More

Oculus VR is Funding nearly Two Dozen Exclusive Games for the Rift

July 9, 2015 |

With the consumer release of the Oculus Rift set to ship in early 2016, Oculus is ensuring that there will be a wide range of quality VR content available for people to enjoy and experience at launch—with games taking center stage.

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Oculus Rift CV2 Already in the Works, according to Luckey

July 8, 2015 |

As we get closer the consumer release of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, fans are eagerly preparing for its long-awaited arrival.

After over three years of intense development, Oculus is determined to make a positive impact with its consumer launch of … Read More

Oculus Wins E3 2015 Game Critics Award for its Oculus Touch

July 8, 2015 |

The Game Critics Awards for E3 2015, comprised of a panel of journalists from 38 different media publications covering the gaming industry announced the award winners of its “Best of E3″ 2015 on Tuesday—and Oculus VR takes home the prize … Read More

Oculus Rift Demo Stations Planned for Retail Stores at Launch

July 7, 2015 |

When it comes to mainstream consumers adopting VR technology its going to take a lot more than a few catchy buzz words to convenience them that the future has arrived.

As we get closer to the consumer release of the … Read More