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The growth of Oculus

The VR company’s VP of product Nate Mitchell discusses the firm’s growth and how Facebook has affected the talent it is attracting and who it is looking to hire

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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. Kotaku reports on the freshly unveiled hardware dubbed Dexmo, which apparently combines a VR controller with a motion capture rig specifically made for hands to …

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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. Dubbed Crescent Bay, the new VR headset was unveiled as part of the company’s Oculus Connect conference this past weekend in Hollywood, California. The …

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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. Speaking with Eurogamer, Oculus co-founders Nate Mitchell and Palmer Luckey explained that while there are still many variables to determine, the goal is to keep …

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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. A post on the Oculus blog explains that RakNet – a C++ networking middleware system for game development – will provide Oculus Rift developers the …

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