Oculus Connect VR Livestream Coming to Gear VR and Go, But Rifters Get Left Out

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Minecraft Oculus Touch Support is Out on Oct 18th, Touch Launch Seems Imminent

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It now seems highly likely that Oculus will share launch details and price for Touch at their third developer conference Connect, due to take place in San Jose, CA October 5-7.

Report: Facebook to Launch Oculus Go Standalone Headset at F8 Developer Conference

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In short, Oculus Go is essentially a standalone version of Samsung Gear VR , a mobile VR headset featuring rotational-only tracking (3DOF) for both the headset and the controller.

OC5: Oculus Quest Uses Snapdragon 835 Processor

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Oculus confirmed as much following the kit’s reveal in San Jose. The 835 isn’t the latest processor from Qualcomm (it’s used in Samsung’s Galaxy S8 but was replaced with the newer 845 in this year’s Galaxy S9), but it is a step up from the 821 found in Oculus’ other, lower-cost standalone, Oculus Go.

Check Out The NCAA March Madness Finals on Gear VR

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Samsung shared that 5 million Gear VRs have been sold so far , but many were given as freebies with the purchase of a phone and it is unclear how many remain in use. Here are the six games: March 23—Regional Semi-Final Games in San Jose featuring Gonzaga versus West Virgina and Xavier versus Arizona. March 25—Regional Finals in San Jose.

Zuckerberg: ‘One Million People Use VR Every Month’

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Zuckerberg again marched onto the stage in San Jose yesterday morning following a short introduction from Facebook CEO Brenden Iribe. That said, earlier this year Oculus revealed that Gear VR, its mobile VR headset made in partnership with Samsung, had seen one million users in April.

Light Field Lab Raises $28 Million For Huge Holographic Displays

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The rest of the money came from Samsung, Verizon Ventures, Comcast, Liberty Global Ventures, NTT Docomo Ventures, Hella Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, R7 Partners, and Acme Capital.

Google Launching WebVR Support for Android Chrome in January, Desktop to Follow

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WebVR is gaining significant momentum; last month the biggest players in the browse space came together to discuss the future of VR on the web at the W3C Workshop on Web & Virtual Reality.

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Harmonix Announces Surprise, Gear VR, Social Karaoke Game ‘SingSpace’

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Harmonix , the studio that popularized the rhythm-accessory video with Guitar Hero and now continues the tradition with Rock Band , are today announcing a new music-based gaming experience for the Samsung Gear VR. SingSpace was a surprise addition to the demo room of the Oculus Connect 3 virtual reality convention in San Jose.

Biggest Announcements at Oculus Connect 6 (OC6) for InstaVR Clients

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Oculus Connect 6 (OC6) took place this Wednesday and Thursday at the San Jose Convention Center. Unlike the Samsung Gear VR, the Go was not singled out as being sunsetted at all.

Google Bringing WebVR Support to Android Chrome in JanuaryWebVR.

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Google Bringing WebVR Support to Android Chrome in January WebVR is gaining significant momentum; last month the biggest players in the browse space came together to discuss the future of VR on the web at the W3C Workshop on Web & Virtual Reality.

The Ghost Howls’s VR Week Peek (2019.06.23): HTC teases the Vive Cosmos, Oculus announces AR at OC6 and much more!

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It will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California on September, 25–26th. If the Paradise was in China, its name would be Qingdao.

What F8 2017 Means for Mass Market Adoption of Immersive Technologies

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More than 4,000 people attended the event at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, and more than 3 million worldwide watched the keynote via Facebook Live.

Key News Around the Globe

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“IBM, its Research Alliance partners GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Samsung, and equipment suppliers have developed an industry-first process to build silicon nanosheet transistors that will enable 5 nanometer (nm) chips. The new product, unveiled on stage at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, is supposed to be a “the most powerful Mac ever,” according to the company.” ” New ultra-high resolution display from Samsung for upcoming VR headsets.

uSens Announces SDK and Hardware Series for Virtual and AR Tracking

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uSens is a Silicon Valley start-up which was founded in San Jose, California in 2013. Now, uSens is taking a step forward in developing natural hand-and-head tracking technologies for Augmented and Virtual Realities and for this purpose it has announced the open beta of its software developer kit (SDK) and pre-order availability for its new Fingo hardware series at a launch event in San Francisco.

Top 26 VR/AR Events, Expos and Conferences to Attend in 2018

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Game Developers Conference (GDC) - VRDC@GDC Date: March 19-23, 2018 Venue: Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, USA Check their passes and pricing for more information.

Oculus Connect 5 mega round-up: all you need to know about Oculus Quest and the other announcements!

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As it is tradition of this little blog, I will write a full round-up of the Oculus Connect 5 , the very important Oculus event that has been held in San Jose on 26th and 27th of September (2018).

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Oculus VP of Mobile on Santa Cruz Prototype: “Everything is self-contained”

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Facebook’s Oculus division opened its Oculus Connect event in San Jose, Calif., We see it as expanding the market to people who don’t have Samsung phones, for instance, or don’t have a high-end PC.

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Best VR Headsets in 2018

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Oculus Connect 5 is taking place in a few days in San Jose, California on September 26-27th at the McEnery Convention Center. Samsung Gear VR ($129.99). However, Samsung Gear VR has an easy-to-use touch pad and is quite light-weighted, so you can play and watch more comfortably.

NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference Officially Announced

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NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA), a world leader in AI computing technology, will host its eighth annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC) on May 8-11, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. With the conference being over a month away, NVIDIA sent out a press release announcing the conference. The conference starts on Monday, May 8th, and lasts until Thursday, May 11th. This year, NVIDIA reshuffled the conference format in a bid to ensure continuous coverage of the conference.

Top 37 VR Film Festivals to Attend in 2018

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Projects must be viewable via Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, or Google Cardboard. Follow BIFF on social media: Cinequest Film & VR Festival Date: February 27 - March 11 The Cinequest Film Festival is an annual independent film festival held each March in San Jose, California.