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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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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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Use the Oculus Rift to enjoy more interactive news reporting

Gannett Company and Des Moines Register have today announced a new project that will enable readers to experience a news story in virtual reality. Said devices will be used in conjunction with a presentation that borrows from video games enjoyed by millions every day. The project uses Oculus Rift...
Oculus VR's latest prototype headset is Crescent Bay

Oculus VR's latest prototype headset is Crescent Bay

There's a new version of the Oculus Rift headset on the way, and it's been dubbed Crescent Bay. The headset builds on the previous Oculus developer kit (Crescent Bay is the third) with even an more immersive experience. In addition to a new display, Crescent Bay features 360° head tracking (that'...
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Consumer version of Oculus Rift VR headset could have a limited launch in summer 2015

A new report claims that Oculus VR will launch the long awaited consumer version of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in the summer of 2015, but that it will be a limited beta launch much like the current Google Glass rollout. TechRadar, which uses unnamed sources as the basis for its...
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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...

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