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.
Attendees will be the first to learn about upcoming Oculus technology, with sessions and workshops led by Oculus engineers and industry pioneers. Developers at the event will also have opportunities to receive design and engineering feedback directly from the Oculus team in hands-on labs.
While the event will be open to the public, the company did say that it will be a developer focused conference. Pricing for the conference was not revealed today but registration for Oculus Connect is supposed to begin on Thursday, July 10. Oculus also plans to offer a way for people who cannot attend to view the keynotes of the conference via live streaming.
In related news, Oculus VR announced it has acquired RakNet, a C++ game networking engine, and have released its code as an open source project.
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