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Court rules lawsuit against Oculus founder to go ahead

Today a US judge ruled that a lawsuit filed against Oculus co-founder, Palmer Luckey, will go ahead. The lawsuit comes from a company known as Total Recall Technologies, which employed Luckey in 2011 to build a head-mounted display, prior to the Oculus Rift Kickstarter in 2012. Total Recall Technologies claims …

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NASA showed up at CES… with VR gear

NASA has been making a splash at this year’s CES, but not by showing off technological developments like crew capsules or rocket engines, but with virtual reality. The American space agency brought along a number of VR and AR headsets and is using them to give the public an experience …

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Mozilla releases A-Frame making VR web developing easy

As much as the idea of walking around websites, rather than interacting with them on a 2D display might seem like a relic  from a ’90s future-tech story (anyone remember Net Force?) it’s actually something that some are already experimenting with. It’s hard though, so Mozilla has developed a technique …

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PlayStation VR specs officially confirmed

Sony has been working on PlayStation VR (formerly Project Morpheus) since 2013. We already knew that the company had the final specification in mind, it was just waiting for developers to build a solid library of launch titles. Now, Sony has shared that final specification with the world, with a …

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Oculus releases first 1.0 VR SDK for mobile

Oculus has been working on the software development kits (SDK) for its various virtual reality platforms for several years now, releasing updates every few months that add features, improve tracking, reduce latency and other miscellaneous betterments to the experience. While it has yet to release the launch version of its …

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Oculus Rift to sell five million units next year

The consumer version of the Oculus Rift is finally coming out next year and it looks like analysts are already predicting big things for the virtual reality headset. According to analytic firm, Suisse, Oculus will sell as many as five million Rift headsets within its first year on the market, …

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Oculus Toybox demo shows how VR may make us kids again

There are lots of things that have people excited about virtual reality. There’s the potential for a return of light-gun games, where we spend our time gunning down hordes of enemies with pin point accuracy; horror games where we wet ourselves in fear at a terror that is quite literally …

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Minecraft is coming to the Oculus Rift after all

Back when Facebook originally acquired Oculus, quite a few people took issue with it, one person being Markus Persson, the man behind Minecraft. At the time, Persson cancelled his version of Minecraft for the Oculus Rift but things have changed since then, Mojang has since been sold to Microsoft, Persson …

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The Open-Source VR headset is being upgraded

The open source virtual reality initiative has been floating around for a while now. The OSVR headset has been backed by plenty of companies, included Razer and in October, the development kit is set to receive some pretty big upgrades. The new OSVR headset will launch next month, featuring a …

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