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Palmer Luckey has announced plans to develop a tech alternative to Trump's Mexico border wall. He argues that it will be cheaper, and could also be used in other security and defense applications.
The 1.15 software update for the Oculus Rift has officially brought with it room-scale VR support out of beta. Rift owners with three sensors will now be able to use room-scale VR out of the box.
A Samsung exec has revealed that the company is working on its own high-end standalone VR headset to take on the likes of Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, however, there is no launch date in sight for now.
Oculus has announced version 1.2 of Oculus Rooms, Events, and Facebook livestreaming for the Samsung Gear VR headset. It has also introduced Oculus Voice for both the Gear VR and Rift.
After months of waiting, the Oculus Touch controller for the Rift is finally available. The motion-based controller will be made available on the Oculus online store and retail locations for $199.
Oculus has told many of its customers who pre-ordered the $599 Rift VR headset that their shipments have been delayed by up to two months, while new orders of the headset won't ship until August.
When asked if Mac support was on the way for its Rift virtual reality headset, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey said that it's "up to Apple. If they ever release a good computer, we will do it."
Pre-orders for the first consumer model of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset are now live, costing $599 for the headset, two controllers, two games and all required additional cables.
The USS Enterprise-D from 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' is being built "in its entirety" as an Oculus-ready VR experience built on Unreal Engine 4... and so far, it's looking pretty good.
Earlier this week, Nokia sent out invites for a mystery event scheduled for the 28th of July and now sources have revealed that it could be the launch of a VR headset from the company.
Microsoft is partnering with Facebook subsidiary Oculus by providing a bundled Xbox One controller with each Rift as well as Xbox One game streaming and Windows 10 support.
On Friday we learned what sort of rig Oculus Rift owners should have to experience the VR headset "at its peak" the team followed up with a post that OSX and Linux development has been paused.
Oculus VR has released its recommended PC specs for the Oculus Rift headset. Although the system requirements are fairly average, the graphics card is undoubtedly at the top-end of the spectrum.
The consumer version of the Oculus Rift finally has a firm launch date: the company says it will be available in Q1 2016, and promises further info on specs and new VR games "in the weeks ahead".
At a SXSW panel discussion about virtual reality, Palmer Luckey indicated that while things "haven't gone horribly wrong", he has backed down on actually releasing the headset later this year.
Oculus has announced a new prototype headset, Crescent Bay. They also announced a native mobile app that will be making its way to Windows Phone, iOS, and Android; a release date was not mentioned.
Virtual reality headset maker Oculus has announced a new prototype codenamed Crescent Bay with new features such as 360 degree head tracking and improvements over the previous generation Oculus Rift.
Oculus, the virtual reality headset maker, is set to acquire the award-winning Carbon Design Team, which helped design numerous Microsoft products including the Xbox 360 controller and Kinect.
A new report claims that not only is Samsung working on its own virtual reality helmet, it is collaborating with Oculus VR on its development, even as Oculus works on its own helmet.
ZeniMax Media has now officially filed a lawsuit against Oculus VR, claiming that its CTO John Carmack helped to develop the Oculus Rift hardware and software while still working at id Software.
Oculus VR has hired Kenneth Scott, formerly the Art Director at Microsoft's 343 Industries on Halo 4, to fill out its first party game content team for its virtual reality helmet.
A new statement from Oculus VR strikes back against ZeniMax Media's claims that its CTO John Carmack took any IP from id Software to Oculus, saying there is no Zenimax code "in any Oculus products."
ZeniMax Media, the owner of id Software, has sent out legal notices to both Oculus VR and Facebook, claiming that John Carmack improperly took Zenimax's IP when he left id to become CTO of Oculus VR.
Oculus VR co-founder Palmer Luckey stated that company employees, and even some of their family members, have received death threats since their deal to be acquired by Facebook was announced.
John Carmack, creator of Doom, is now officially employed by Facebook thanks to its $2 billion dollar purchase of Oculus VR, which Carmack is Chief Technology Officer.
The New York Times reports, via an unnamed source, that Facebook eventually plans to put its own logo and user interface in a redesigned version of the Oculus Rift VR helmet.