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Standalone Oculus Go VR headset launches next year for $199

Oculus has announced a brand-new standalone VR headset for release in early 2018. Unveiled yesterday at its OC4 conference, the Oculus Go will cost $199 and doesn’t require any cables or a smartphone to provide the display.  Made of fabric that’s both soft and breathable, Oculus says the headset will …

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Mark Zuckerberg denies accusations in Oculus vs ZeniMax trial

Mark Zuckerberg has provided new information in the $2bn lawsuit between ZeniMax Media and Oculus, denying accusations that Oculus stole VR technology from ZeniMax. The Facebook founder, who gave his testimony in the trial yesterday, said: We are highly confident that Oculus products are built on Oculus technology. The idea …

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Facebook and Oculus can’t stop Zenimax lawsuit from moving forward

Zenimax’s lawsuit against Oculus VR and its parent company Facebook will move forward, after separate motions to dismiss by the latter two firms were denied. Polygonreports Facebook’s motion to dismiss due to a number of errors” in Zenimax’s allegations was shut down by US District Court judge Jorge A. Solis. …

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Oculus VR reveals consumer Rift headset, Oculus Touch motion controls

Oculus has unveiled the consumer version of the Oculus Rift headset, along with a new motion controller prototype dubbed Oculus Touch. At its Future of Oculus event held earlier today, CEO Brendan Iribe explained the company aims to deliver the magic of presence” with its hardware – moving gaming away …

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Microsoft partners with Oculus to stream Xbox One games in VR

Oculus and Microsoft have announced a partnership that will pair the consumer model of the Oculus Rift with an Xbox One controller and allow owners of the console to stream Xbox One games to the VR headset. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer took the stage at the virtual reality firm’s Future of …

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Oculus VR acquires Surreal Vision

Oculus VR has announced its acquisition of Surreal Vision – a tech startup that specializes in genereating real-time, 3D worlds. A new post on the virtual reality firm’s website states Surreal Vision is one of the top computer vision teams in the world. According to Oculus, the company’s tech generates …

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Second annual Oculus Connect set for September

Oculus VR has announced its Oculus Connect 2 developer conference will take place this September. The second annual Oculus Connect will return to the Loews Hollywood Hotel from September 23-25, with registration for the event kicking off sometime next month. Keynote speakers will include Oculus CTO John Carmack, chief scientist …

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