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oculusVRnews | March 29, 2015

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Oculus Rift Consumer Launch on Track, but May Not Be 2015

March 14, 2015 |

If you were hoping to get new details on the consumer release of the Oculus Rift, you will have to wait a bit longer. During a Q&A panel at SXSW 2015, Luckey would not comment on the exact release date, … Read More

Luckey, Still ‘Pretty Confident’ the Consumer Rift Will Be the Best HMD

March 14, 2015 |

With the virtual reality industry gaining momentum, the competition for top spot is already underway.

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset has paved the way for companies like Sony’s Morpheus, and HTC’s Vive to get in the action, however, Oculus … Read More

Oculus Confirms ‘Crescent Bay’ Prototype Equipped with Two Displays

March 13, 2015 |

During a Q&A session at SXSW 2015, an Oculus VR panel including VP of Product Nate Mitchell and Oculus founder Palmer Luckey confirmed that the ‘Crescent Bay’ prototype of the Oculus Rift headset, does in fact come equipped with two displays.

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SXSW 2015: Oculus VR Panel Taking Questions from Fans

March 12, 2015 |

This year’s South by Southwest (SXSW 2015) festival event in Austin, Texas is gearing up to bring an impressive number of virtual reality sessions, and workshops from some of the industries top hardware companies, and gaming studios currently developing for the VR platform.

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Oculus Rift Add-On Let’s You Experience ‘Smell-O-Vision’

March 8, 2015 |

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is designed to deliver an immersive visual experience, while integrating spatial audio for a truly enhanced sense of “presence”.

However, what would it feel like to use more than just your visual, and audio … Read More

John Carmack ‘The Dawn of Mobile VR’ GDC Video Available Now

March 6, 2015 |

During GDC 2015, CTO of Oculus John Carmack took to the stage to share his thoughts and opinions on the direction of virtual reality, specifically in regards to the future of the mobile VR platform. The video of the session … Read More

Oculus Releases Audio SDK Preview for Developers

March 5, 2015 |

During the 2015 CES in January, Oculus VR revealed its own integrated headphones to its latest ‘Crescent Bay’ prototype headset, along with demonstrating its newly licensed 3D positional audio technology from RealSpace 3D, which allows users to experience an entirely new sense of immersion within the … Read More

Oculus Plans to go ‘Full Consumer’ on Gear VR Later this Year

March 4, 2015 |

At the Game Developers Conference 2015 in San Francisco, Oculus CTO John Carmack revealed that Oculus and Samsung will strategically forge a full-on consumer push for the Samsung Gear VR later this year.

“We have a plan, we have a … Read More