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Mozilla Launches MozVR with Oculus Rift Support

November 10, 2014 |

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of its popular web browser Firefox, Mozilla just announced the launch of its new website — an experimental ‘native VR’ experience built from the ground up to help show off the immersive capabilities … Read More

Oculus Rift Consumer Version Still ‘Many Months’ Away

November 4, 2014 |

Today while speaking at Web Summit 2014 in Dublin, Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe told an audience the release of a consumer version of the Oculus Rift headset was close, though its still “many months” away from being release.

“We’re all … Read More

Facebook’s Long-Term Bet in Oculus to Sell 50-100 Million Units

November 1, 2014 |

Earlier this week during a Q3 2014 earnings conference call with investors, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg briefly discussed its long-term commitment to Oculus VR, and reaffirmed his belief in the Oculus Rift and VR becoming the future of computing — however, Zuckerberg … Read More

Short 360-Degree Horror Film for Oculus Rift Released

October 31, 2014 |

Just in time for Halloween, 11:57 is a virtual reality short horror film that gives viewers the feeling they are inside the terrifying scene. The 4-minute long horror film, was made specifically for the Oculus Rift and mobile in mind, offering viewers … Read More

All Oculus Connect Developer Session Videos of 2014 Now Available Online

October 29, 2014 |

In September, Oculus VR held its first-ever Oculus Connect developer conference in Hollywood, California. The conference proved to be a huge success with bringing together nearly 1,000 attendees who share a passion and interest in the future of virtual reality.

Along with … Read More

Oculus SDK Update v0.4.3 Beta Now Supports Unity Free

October 25, 2014 |

Oculus VR’s growing developer community has received their latest update to the Oculus software development kit (SDK) with the release of 0.4.3 beta. The release of the latest version is packed with a number of new features and is now available … Read More

Oculus Rift Wins ‘Innovation of the Year’ at 2014 Golden Joystick Awards

October 24, 2014 |

This 2014 Golden Joystick Awards took place this week at the London’s O2 Arena with more than nine million votes cast from the gaming public to crown the best-of-the-best in the gaming industry for 18 categories ranging from Best Gaming Moment, Innovation … Read More

Palmer Luckey Awarded Smithsonian Youth Achievement Award

October 17, 2014 |

Oculus VR Inc. founder Palmer Luckey was among a group of 10 innovators in art, science and culture honored on Thursday night during the third annual American Ingenuity Awards event at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC.

The Smithsonian Magazine … Read More