We’ve seen him shape the future of Android and Google, and then he moved to Xiaomi where he worked on transforming the Chinese phone maker into a major global player — that, however, hasn’t happened yet. Now, however, Hugo Barra will be innovating on an entirely different front, virtual reality. The former Google and Xiaomi …
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After months of delays and endless anticipation, the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is finally available for preorder. Many potential customers were concerned that preorders might launch without a price, but at the store page on Oculus.com, it has been revealed that the peripheral will retail for $599 at launch.
The age of the virtual reality headset is about to begin in earnest. Just moments ago, Oculus VR announced that Oculus Rift preorders will open on Oculus.com at 8 a.m. PT/11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, January 6th.
Virtual Reality pioneer Oculus VR this week announced its acquisition of Surreal Vision, a company that specializes in recreating actual physical spaces in real time for insertion into a virtual reality environment. In other words, virtual reality just got real.
Nearly three years after the original Kickstarter campaign came to a close, we finally have an official release window for the Oculus Rift. The team at Oculus VR took to their blog on Tuesday night to announce that the final version of the Oculus Rift will begin shipping to consumers in Q1 2016.
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 …
The world of virtual reality is about to get a lot more social. Facebook product head Chris Cox announced on Tuesday at the Re/code Code Media conference that Facebook is building virtual reality versions of its apps, reports The Verge.
Social networks aren’t always going to be en vogue. Facebook may have a billion users today, but what happens when that growth stalls? What happens when it turns negative? If it’s no longer the only source of revenue, the answers to those questions matter much less — hence, the purchase of Oculus VR. Lately, Facebook’s …