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Oculus VR acquires Surreal Vision and their 3D scene reconstruction technology

The Oculus VR team is getting bigger, thanks to the company's move to acquire Surreal Vision, a UK-based team that's developing technology based on real-time 3D scene reconstruction . This would seem to be a perfect fit for the upcoming Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Oculus VR, which is...
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Oculus VR isn't waiting for E3 2015, it's holding an Oculus Rift press event on June 11

While the Oculus VR team has already announced their will be attending the E3 2015 video game trade show in Los Angeles, it appears they have some stuff to talk about before it begins on June 16. Some members of the press were sent invites late on Tuesday asking them to attend a media event...

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Oculus VR acquires Pebbles Interfaces to help put real hands inside virtual reality

Oculus VR acquires Pebbles Interfaces to help put real hands inside virtual reality

Oculus VR will try to improve how people interact with virtual reality items via the acquisition of Israel-based Pebbles Interfaces. The company has created software that allows humans hands to be used when interacting with VR games and experiences. In its announcement, Oculus VR states...
Oculus Touch is the finger-based controller prototype for the Oculus Rift

Oculus Touch is the finger-based controller prototype for the Oculus Rift

While the consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset may include Microsoft's Xbox One wireless controller, the company is also working on its own controller prototype that is designed to help gamers "touch" and control virtual items with their hands and fingers. The prototype...
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Oculus Rift will include Xbox One wireless controller, will support Xbox-to-PC game streaming

Microsoft may be developing its own HoloLens technology, but it is also going to enter the traditional virtual reality space with a new partnership with Oculus. Every one of the company's Oculus Rift headset will include one of Microsoft's Xbox One wireless controllers. During today's Oculus...
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Buying an Oculus Rift headset with a new Windows PC will cost $1,500

While Oculus VR is still not talking about how much the consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will cost just by itself, its CEO Brendan Iribe has confirmed that the headset could be bundled with a new Windows PC for about $1,500. Iribe made that comment during a session...
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Oculus VR acquires Surreal Vision and their 3D scene reconstruction technology

The Oculus VR team is getting bigger, thanks to the company's move to acquire Surreal Vision, a UK-based team that's developing technology based on real-time 3D scene reconstruction . This would seem to be a perfect fit for the upcoming Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Oculus VR, which is...
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Oculus VR and its founder hit with lawsuit claiming they breached agreement

The Oculus VR company, and its founder Palmer Luckey, are the subjects of a lawsuit filed on Friday by a company called Total Recall Technologies (TRT). It claims that Luckey created the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset based on information he obtained from TRT under a non-disclosure agreement...
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Oculus VR isn't waiting for E3 2015, it's holding an Oculus Rift press event on June 11

While the Oculus VR team has already announced their will be attending the E3 2015 video game trade show in Los Angeles, it appears they have some stuff to talk about before it begins on June 16. Some members of the press were sent invites late on Tuesday asking them to attend a media event...
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The Oculus Rift VR headset will require the use of a high-end Windows PC

Oculus VR has revealed the recommended PC hardware specifications that will be needed to run the upcoming consumer version of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. As expected, it will need a pretty high-end Windows rig to offer the best VR visuals. Here's the breakdown of what Oculus...
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The Oculus Rift consumer VR headset will launch in Q1 2016, pre-orders commence this year

Oculus VR has now confirmed that the consumer version of its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will launch in the first quarter of 2016. Pre-orders for the headset will start sometime later in 2015. Pricing for the headset was not announced. The consumer Rift will "build" on the design of...
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Oculus founder says Oculus Rift's consumer launch may not happen in 2015

Oculus founder Palmer Luckey stated this weekend that the consumer launch of the company's Oculus Rift virtual reality helmet may not happen in 2015 as he previously predicted. However, he did indicate that a delay in the launch is not a bad thing. Speaking at a panel Saturday during the SXSW...

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