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Has Facebook slipped up with VR? - BBC News;

Has Facebook slipped up with VR? - BBC News

BBC NewsHas Facebook slipped up with VR?BBC NewsI first tried the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in the corner of a drab conference room in Las Vegas. I was convinced within seconds - despite feeling a little dizzy - that the device, held together by duct tape and hope, was destined for big ...and more »

Oculus is making new VR gloves to get rid of controller peripherals - GameZone;

Oculus is making new VR gloves to get rid of controller peripherals - GameZone

GameZoneOculus is making new VR gloves to get rid of controller peripheralsGameZoneFacebook is one of the biggest companies out there. They have one of the largest social media platforms, they own Oculus, and Mark Zuckerberg is one of the most successful men of our time. With all those achievements (and more) they have the ability to ...and more »

VR Gets Bloodied By The Law - MediaPost Communications

VR Gets Bloodied By The LawMediaPost CommunicationsIn the modern age, each new disruptive technology inevitably has a watershed moment: its first, incomprehensibly massive, lawsuit decision. Much as Android was dogged for years with decisions and appeals regarding the Oracle vs. Google lawsuit, VR firm ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg shows off 'breakthrough' Oculus glove designed to touch the virtual world - Mirror.co.uk;

Mark Zuckerberg shows off 'breakthrough' Oculus glove designed to touch the virtual world - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukMark Zuckerberg shows off 'breakthrough' Oculus glove designed to touch the virtual worldMirror.co.ukWhat's it like to touch something in virtual reality ? Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg appears to have been getting to grips with the technology himself. Zuck posted pictures of himself touring the research lab of virtual reality company Oculus and getting ...and more »

Zuckerberg teases Oculus Rift prototype gloves - TweakTown;

Zuckerberg teases Oculus Rift prototype gloves - TweakTown

TweakTownZuckerberg teases Oculus Rift prototype glovesTweakTownAs it stands, Oculus only has its newly released Oculus Touch controllers for the Rift available - but there are far better wars of getting input into the world of VR - and one of those ways, would be from the use of gloves. zuckerberg-teases-oculus ...and more »

Facebook and Oculus are working on gloves for finger tracking in virtual reality - Digital Trends;

Facebook and Oculus are working on gloves for finger tracking in virtual reality - Digital Trends

Digital TrendsFacebook and Oculus are working on gloves for finger tracking in virtual realityDigital TrendsMark Zuckerberg's recent tour of the Oculus Research Lab shows how the company is heavily invested in Oculus and virtual reality overall. Facebook CEO and Oculus VR owner Mark Zuckerberg jumped on the social network to talk about visiting the Oculus ...and more »

Facebook is attempting to build its second quiet space - The Tech Portal;

Facebook is attempting to build its second quiet space - The Tech Portal

The Tech PortalFacebook is attempting to build its second quiet spaceThe Tech PortalWho doesn't love some peace? However, what is quiet to us is significantly different from what is quiet for corporations who use the peace to work — just not in the way you are thinking. After Microsoft, Facebook is now building a second anechoic ...and more »

Zuckerberg shows Oculus gloves for ultra-sensitive VR control - SlashGear;

Zuckerberg shows Oculus gloves for ultra-sensitive VR control - SlashGear

SlashGearZuckerberg shows Oculus gloves for ultra-sensitive VR controlSlashGearFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a series of photos from Oculus this afternoon, showing off a next-generation innovations well before release. This place goes by the name of Oculus Research and can be found in Redmond, Washington.and more »

Zuckerberg shows off Oculus gloves for typing in VR - TechCrunch;

Zuckerberg shows off Oculus gloves for typing in VR - TechCrunch

TechCrunchZuckerberg shows off Oculus gloves for typing in VRTechCrunchOculus wants to one day let you fingerpaint, act like a super hero, and even type in virtual reality. Oculus already has its Touch controllers that are great for wielding virtual guns or picking up digital objects, but today Facebook CEO Mark ...and more »

Mark Zuckerberg shows off prototype Oculus VR gloves - The Verge;

Mark Zuckerberg shows off prototype Oculus VR gloves - The Verge

The VergeMark Zuckerberg shows off prototype Oculus VR glovesThe VergeFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is showing off a new way to interact with the Oculus Rift headset: an Oculus glove. Today, he posted photos from a visit to the Facebook-owned VR company's research lab in Redmond, Washington, where a team led by chief ...and more »

Oculus' rocky 2017 continues following the closure of hundreds of Best Buy demo stations - MobileSyrup.com;

Oculus' rocky 2017 continues following the closure of hundreds of Best Buy demo stations - MobileSyrup.com

MobileSyrup.comOculus' rocky 2017 continues following the closure of hundreds of Best Buy demo stationsMobileSyrup.comWhile Oculus has become synonymous with the modern rebirth of high-end virtual reality, the Facebook-owned company has had a difficult start to 2017. Sales of the consumer Rift headset have reportedly been low, company co-founder Palmer Luckey was ...and more »

Facebook Is An Inexpensive Growth Stock (But Oculus Was Expensive) - Seeking Alpha;

Facebook Is An Inexpensive Growth Stock (But Oculus Was Expensive) - Seeking Alpha

Seeking AlphaFacebook Is An Inexpensive Growth Stock (But Oculus Was Expensive)Seeking AlphaThere has been quite a bit of news revolving around the company's purchase of Oculus from a few years ago. It remains quite dubious whether or not Facebook picked up Oculus for the original stated amount of $2B. All of a sudden that number continues to ...and more »

Nobody Wants to Even Try Out the Oculus Rift - New York Magazine

Nobody Wants to Even Try Out the Oculus RiftNew York MagazineExtremely true fact: Spiders have laid eggs in over 90 percent of VR headsets currently on the market. Photo: Photos: Oculus VR, Obsidian Dawn. One of the major challenges facing VR is that you have to put on a headset before you can really get a sense ...and more »

Oculus to Scale Back Rift Demos at Best Buy - Entrepreneur

Oculus to Scale Back Rift Demos at Best BuyEntrepreneurYou'll still be able to buy the VR headset at Best Buy, but many stores will no longer offer demos. Continue to Next Article · Mark Zuckerberg Tries Out Virtual Reality Gloves. Continue to Next Article · Mark Zuckerberg Tries Out Virtual Reality Gloves ...and more »

Facebook is Closing Down 40 Percent of its Best Buy Oculus Demo Stations - The Escapist;

Facebook is Closing Down 40 Percent of its Best Buy Oculus Demo Stations - The Escapist

The EscapistFacebook is Closing Down 40 Percent of its Best Buy Oculus Demo StationsThe EscapistOculus and Best Buy are closing down roughly 200 Oculus VR demo stations due to "store performance." In May 2016, Oculus began installing demo station of its VR headset in Best Buys around the US. By the end of the year, the company had 500 of the ...and more »

Best Buy closes nearly half of its Oculus Rift VR demo stations - PCWorld;

Best Buy closes nearly half of its Oculus Rift VR demo stations - PCWorld

PCWorldBest Buy closes nearly half of its Oculus Rift VR demo stationsPCWorldIf you want a live virtual reality demo, it just got a little bit harder to do so. Email a friend. To. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. From. Privacy Policy. Thank you. Your message has been sent. Sorry. There was an error emailing this ...and more »

PlayStation VR review – Best-value VR headset in South Africa - MyBroadband;

PlayStation VR review – Best-value VR headset in South Africa - MyBroadband

MyBroadbandPlayStation VR review – Best-value VR headset in South AfricaMyBroadbandHaving used the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets, I finally got the chance to spend some time with Sony's PlayStation VR unit. While the Vive and Rift headsets offer advanced graphics and impressive hardware specifications, the PSVR offers a ...and more »

Facebook to close 200 Oculus Rift demo stations in the US - MCV;

Facebook to close 200 Oculus Rift demo stations in the US - MCV

MCVFacebook to close 200 Oculus Rift demo stations in the USMCV200 Oculus Rift demo stations are to be closed at Best Buy stores in the US, according to the Business Insider. The website reports that Facebook ordered the closure of its VR corners due to “store performance,” according to an internal memo. An ...and more »

Samsung Electronics controls over 70 pct of global VR market - Yonhap News;

Samsung Electronics controls over 70 pct of global VR market - Yonhap News

Yonhap NewsSamsung Electronics controls over 70 pct of global VR marketYonhap NewsSEOUL, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. emerged as the leader in the global virtual reality (VR) market in 2016, accounting for more than 70 percent of 6.3 million VR devices shipped worldwide, a report showed Thursday. The South Korean tech ...and more »

Oculus to remove almost half of its pop-up Rift demonstration bays in America - PCGamesN;

Oculus to remove almost half of its pop-up Rift demonstration bays in America - PCGamesN

PCGamesNOculus to remove almost half of its pop-up Rift demonstration bays in AmericaPCGamesNIt seems the VR revolution isn't going quite as speedily as some had anticipated. With sales numbers a fraction of early predictions, the latest blow to the uptake of VR comes from Oculus, makers of the Rift HMD. According to an article on Business ...and more »