Oculus VR is the company behind the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality device that has single-handedly revitalized the VR market. The device might look ridiculous — see the image above — but anyone who has tried out the Oculus Rift or a similar headset has come away with the same reaction: A dropped jaw and a blown mind.

Now, according to a big leak from Facebook, which acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion in 2014, it looks like some exciting virtual reality news may be in store for us later today during Facebook’s annual keynote from the F8 developer conference.

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If you have an Oculus Rift, get ready to be teleported… maybe.

As TechCrunch noted, Facebook’s FB app for the iPhone sent out a premature notification that pulls back the curtain on several announcements due from CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s F8 keynote later today. Among them are Messenger as a Platform, which may be Facebook’s attempt at a LINE-like setup where companies can build games and apps to sell inside Messenger; Parse for IoT, which is clearly a connected life play; and “Teleportation.”

The notification only mentioned a “Teleportation Station” without offering any further explanation, but it seems likely that it pertains to Oculus. Perhaps the news involve a new technology that allows people to virtually visit remote locations in real time.

Here’s a screenshot of the leak:

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