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Oculus VR to hold its first developer conference in mid-September

Oculus VR has announced plans for Oculus Connect, its first developer conference centering on making games and apps for its its Oculus Rift virtual reality helmet. It will be held at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood, California on September 19-20. Oculus stated: Attendees will be the first to...
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Oculus Rift VR helmet sales suspended in China due to reselling

Oculus VR has announced that it has suspended sales of its Oculus Rift virtual reality helmet in China, after evidence showed that the hardware was being resold heavily in that country. The current version of the Oculus Rift is only supposed to be sold to game and software developers who want...
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Oculus to begin shipping latest Rift developer kit this month

Oculus has announced that it would begin shipping the latest Rift virtual reality headset, which is dubbed the DK2 (Developer Kit #2), later this month. The DK2 went on pre-order this March for $350, eventually crossing over 45,000 sales, of which 12,000 pre-orders came in the first 36 hours....

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Leap Motion offers sensor mount for current VR helmets like Oculus Rift

Leap Motion, the company that has offered a motion gesture sensor for Windows and Mac PCs to the public for over a year now, has announced it is selling a mount for its current sensor hardware designed for current VR helmets, including the two development devices for the Oculus Rift. The mount...
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Netflix makes a 3D interface for the Oculus Rift but it may never be released

A small team at Netflix used its recently Hack Day event to create a cool 3D user interface for the Oculus Rift virtual reality helmet, but it may never be released to the public. The result of this effort have been posted on YouTube, which has been given the mash-up name "Oculix". Basically,...
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Teardown of second Oculus Rift VR helmet finds Galaxy Note 3 display inside

The iFixit team has taken apart the second hardware development kit for the Oculus Rift, and discovered that the virtual reality helmet has the exact same display that is used on Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. The revelation comes near the end of iFixit's article, which states that not...
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Oculus VR to hold its first developer conference in mid-September

Oculus VR has announced plans for Oculus Connect, its first developer conference centering on making games and apps for its its Oculus Rift virtual reality helmet. It will be held at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood, California on September 19-20. Oculus stated: Attendees will be the first to...
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Oculus Rift VR helmet sales suspended in China due to reselling

Oculus VR has announced that it has suspended sales of its Oculus Rift virtual reality helmet in China, after evidence showed that the hardware was being resold heavily in that country. The current version of the Oculus Rift is only supposed to be sold to game and software developers who want...
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Oculus to begin shipping latest Rift developer kit this month

Oculus has announced that it would begin shipping the latest Rift virtual reality headset, which is dubbed the DK2 (Developer Kit #2), later this month. The DK2 went on pre-order this March for $350, eventually crossing over 45,000 sales, of which 12,000 pre-orders came in the first 36 hours....
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Oculus VR hires former Naughty Dog founder Jason Rubin to lead content team

The virtual reality technology company Oculus VR continues its hiring spree, confirming today that it has brought in Naughty Dog co-founder Jason Rubin to become the company's head of worldwide studios. Oculus stated that Rubin will be in charge of the company's various development teams, and...
Bloomberg demonstrates how 20 screens of financial information could be virtualized into a small space using Oculus Rift's virtual reality glasses

Bloomberg builds virtual reality terminals for real world stock trades

Bloomberg has built a virtual trading desk by hooking up its data terminals to Facebook-owned Oculus Rift's virtual reality eyewear. Showcasing the glasses and the software behind bringing the Boiler Room to your eyes at its Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit in Sausalito, California, the financial...
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Samsung reportedly collaborating with Oculus on VR headset

Earlier last week, it was revealed that Samsung was working on its own VR headset, and that the manufacturer was working on getting its product available to the masses before a consumer version of the Oculus Rift hits stores. A new report from Engadget states that Samsung is in fact seeking...
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Oculus strapping a camera onto the Rift VR headset to track your hands

Oculus Rift is great for tracking the movement of your head, but soon it could be tracking the rest of your body too. Right now the bevy of sensors inside the headset are able to track the movement of your head in all three dimensions, but to move yourself around you need to use the buttons and...

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