Entries in 'oculus vr' (18)

Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Experimental 'Dexmo' tech looks to give VR users a sense of touch

Dextra Robotics has unveiled a new peripheral of sorts for VR platofrms that would allow users to experience a sense of touch with virtual objects.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 6:38PM in News
Oculus Rift Crescent Bay version revealed

Oculus Rift Crescent Bay version revealed

Oculus has announced a new version of the Oculus Rift made for developers looking to finish commercial versions of their titles on the virtual reality platform.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 7:21AM in News
Oculus Rift consumer model to retail in the $200-$400 price range

Oculus Rift consumer model to retail in the $200-$400 price range

The cost of the upcoming consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will fall somewhere between $200 and $400, Oculus VR has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 4th 2014 at 5:57PM in News
Oculus acquires RakNet, unveils Oculus Connect 2014

Oculus acquires RakNet, unveils Oculus Connect 2014

Oculus VR has made a pair of announcements today, as the company has both acquired RakNet and revealed its own Oculus Connect conference for September.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 6:37PM in News

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Oculus VR adds PopCap producer Bernard Yee

Oculus VR adds PopCap producer Bernard Yee

Oculus VR has hired former Plants vs Zombies 2 senior producer Bernard Yee, adding yet another industry veteran to its ranks.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 7th 2014 at 1:20AM in News
Oculus Rift dev kit 2 starts shipping this month

Oculus Rift dev kit 2 starts shipping this month

The latest Oculus Rift development kit will start to ship to pre-order customers this month, Oculus VR has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 10:48PM in News
Oculus: Zenimax suit a transparent attempt to take advantage of Facebook deal

Oculus: Zenimax suit a transparent attempt to take advantage of Facebook deal

Oculus VR has issued a legal statement denying Zenimax Media's recent claims that former employee John Carmack developed key VR technology for Oculus prior to his resignation from id Software.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 6:18AM in News
Oculus buys Xbox 360 controller designers Carbon

Oculus buys Xbox 360 controller designers Carbon

Oculus VR has swooped up Carbon Design Group in its latest talent grab, purchasing the Xbox 360 controller creators for an unknown amount and under undisclosed terms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2014 at 7:32AM in News

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Oculus picks up Supergiant senior programmer Chris Jurney

Oculus picks up Supergiant senior programmer Chris Jurney

Oculus VR has scooped up another industry veteran, as Supergiant's senior programmer Chris Jurney has announced his hiring at the Facebook-owned VR company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 8:09AM in News
Former THQ president Jason Rubin joins Oculus

Former THQ president Jason Rubin joins Oculus

Former THQ president and Naughty Dog co-founder Jason Rubin has joined Oculus VR as head of worldwide studios.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 10th 2014 at 9:26PM in News
Zenimax takes Oculus to court over trade secrets, copyright infringement

Zenimax takes Oculus to court over trade secrets, copyright infringement

Zenimax is taking its grievances with Oculus VR to the courts, reaffirming its previous claim that it wasn't compensated for trade secrets handed to Oculus following the departure of John ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2014 at 2:33AM in News
Chuck E. Cheese locations testing Oculus Rift VR experience

Chuck E. Cheese locations testing Oculus Rift VR experience

Family entertainment chain Chuck E. Cheese has brought in the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset for a six week test run at locations across three US markets.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2014 at 7:18AM in News

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Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus envisions VR MMO with 1bn people

Oculus VR's future plans include the possibility of an MMO that would simultaneously support 1bn players, CEO Brendan Iribe revealed during technology conference TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 7th 2014 at 12:00AM in News
ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

ZeniMax accuses Carmack of stealing tech for Oculus - report

John Carmack's former employer ZeniMax Media has reportedly accused the industry veteran of improperly providing the firm's technology to Oculus VR.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 10:25PM in News
Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has lofty expectations for the budding VR space, stating that he believes the technology will end up being bigger than the smartphone phenomenon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 8:09AM in News
Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Valve's Aaron Nicholls follows Binstock, Abrash to Oculus VR

Oculus has picked up another Valve VR expert in the wake of Facebook's acquistion of the company, hiring Aaron Nicholls onto its research and development team.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 7:27AM in News

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Former EA VP joins Oculus VR as head of worldwide publishing

Former EA VP joins Oculus VR as head of worldwide publishing

Former EA Partners head David DeMartini has joined Oculus VR as head of worldwide publishing.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 22nd 2013 at 11:05PM in News
Now another former Id employee makes jump to Oculus

Now another former Id employee makes jump to Oculus

Oculus VR has hired a second developer from Id Software.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2013 at 3:20PM in News