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Samsung working with Oculus on own-brand virtual reality headset

Samsung working with Oculus on own-brand virtual reality headset

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A week ago it was revealed that Samsung is working on its own virtual reality headset to rival products such as Sony's Project Morpheus and the Oculus Rift. New information provides confirmation and throws an interesting surprise into the mix. Samsung's... >>

How Oculus Rift could look when Facebook's consumer version is ready

How Oculus Rift could look when Facebook's consumer version is ready

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We've seen plenty of prototypes of the Oculus Rift, each of which looking large and cumbersome, albeit a little more rounded with each generation. However, there's still not a sniff of a consumer version and when it does arrive, will the Facebook-owned... >>

Darpa heads-up display uses Oculus Rift style head tracking

Darpa heads-up display uses Oculus Rift style head tracking

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Darpa has shown off a new heads-up display for soldiers that uses Oculus Rift-like tracking to fix virtual markers on the real world view.The display prototype, called Ultra-Vis, was shown off by Darpa at its Darpa Demo Days. It was described as a "holographic... >>

What will F1 look like in 2030? Oculus Rift, breathable cars and AR slip streams, says Human Ignition

What will F1 look like in 2030? Oculus Rift, breathable cars and AR slip streams, says Human Ignition

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Burn energy drink and Lotus F1 Team have combined to create a documentary movie that looks at the future of Formula One motor-racing and attempts to predict how the sport will change by 2030.Human Ignition investigates the shift in technology over the... >>

Parrot Skycontroller and Bebop Drone include Oculus Rift support so you can see what your drone sees

Parrot Skycontroller and Bebop Drone include Oculus Rift support so you can see what your drone sees

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Parrot has announced two additions to its drone line-up - the smaller, more manoeuvrable Bepbop Drone and a controller accessory for iPad that adds the ability to control the drone from distances of up to 2km away.In addition, both have support for Oculus... >>

New Sir David Attenborough nature series being made for Oculus Rift

New Sir David Attenborough nature series being made for Oculus Rift

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Atlantic Productions is to make a version of its next nature documentary for Oculus Rift. Conquest of the Skies is currently filming in Borneo and is the latest programme made for Sky 3D fronted by Sir David Attenborough.However, rather than just film... >>

Upset by Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition? Never fear, True Player Gear is here

Upset by Facebook’s Oculus Rift acquisition? Never fear, True Player Gear is here

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Oculus Rift might have an altered future now that Facebook is in charge, but gamers need not fear. True Player Gear promises to be a replacement that offers all the awesomeness of the Rift and much more.The six year old, five employee startup from Montreal... >>

Oculus Rift goes swimming with sharks, and we don't just mean Facebook

Oculus Rift goes swimming with sharks, and we don't just mean Facebook

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Oculus Rift may have been bought by Facebook, making its future unclear, but that hasn't stopped new experiences being created with and for the virtual reality headset. One of which was on display at the Flux Innovation Lounge organised by Engage Productions... >>

How to cancel your Oculus Rift pre-order, should the Facebook buyout not float your boat

How to cancel your Oculus Rift pre-order, should the Facebook buyout not float your boat

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For those that have pre-ordered the Oculus Rift ahead of Facebook's buyout, fear not, your money isn't lost. You can still get a refund if you don't like the idea of the social network fiddling with the potential open source future of gaming.READ: Facebook... >>

Facebook buys Oculus VR for $2 billion, plans to make 'platform for many other experiences'

Facebook buys Oculus VR for $2 billion, plans to make 'platform for many other experiences'

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Facebook has purchased virtual reality company Oculus for $2 billion, the creator of the Oculus Rift headset that has been leading the VR space. Facebook plans to extend Oculus' existing position in gaming to new verticals, including communications,... >>

PS4 gets virtual reality headset to beat Oculus Rift, behold Project Morpheus

PS4 gets virtual reality headset to beat Oculus Rift, behold Project Morpheus

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Sony has announced a virtual reality headset for the PS4 called Project Morpheus, during the Game Developers Conference on Tuesday.It's a blue light, 1080p screen, 90-degree field of view, and full 360 degree turning, headset that sits on top of your... >>

Could Microsoft also be working on Oculus Rift rival for Xbox One?

Could Microsoft also be working on Oculus Rift rival for Xbox One?

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Microsoft is rumoured to be working on its own Oculus Rift rivalling headset for Xbox One.While Sony is hottly tipped to unveil its own augmented reality headset for the PS4 during the Games Developers Conference in San Francisco from tomorrow, the Wall... >>

Sony reportedly set to reveal Oculus Rift-like VR headset next week

Sony reportedly set to reveal Oculus Rift-like VR headset next week

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Sony plans to take the wraps off a virtual reality headset, similar to the Oculus Rift, at the Game Developers Conference next week, according to Edge Online.Several third party developers already have the VR headset for testing, and call it far superior... >>

Take the VR Ride to Space thanks to Oculus Rift

Take the VR Ride to Space thanks to Oculus Rift

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An ambitious project from the University of Surrey aims to virtually send people to space using Oculus Rift and a space-worthy balloon.The project is now on Kickstarter where £40 will secure you a "ride" to space. The plan is to send up a weather balloon... >>

Oculus Rift and O2 Wear the Rose let us train with the England rugby team, you can too

Oculus Rift and O2 Wear the Rose let us train with the England rugby team, you can too

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When asked if you want to train with the England rugby team the second thought, after will I survive, is how? A few years of schoolboy rugby surely aren't enough to stand up to the nation's most finely tuned athletes? Before thinking too deeply and missing... >>

Sony PS4 Oculus Rift rival tipped for GDC 2014 unveiling

Sony PS4 Oculus Rift rival tipped for GDC 2014 unveiling

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Sony is allegedly going to show its Oculus Rift-rivalling virtual reality headset at the Games Developers' Conference in San Francisco in March.An "inside source" told Tech Radar that the PS4-compatible device is almost ready to be revealed. They claim... >>

PrioVR gaming suit lets you move naturally for Oculus Rift backed gaming controls

PrioVR gaming suit lets you move naturally for Oculus Rift backed gaming controls

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The tagline for the PrioVR gaming suit, which is smashing its Kickstarter goal, is Suit up. Game on. This really effectively captures the simplicity of the suit that should making gaming controls more natural than anything before.The PrioVR Pro suit,... >>

Elder Scrolls Online gets the Oculus Rift treatment

Elder Scrolls Online gets the Oculus Rift treatment

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Elder Scrolls Online, recently previewed by Pocket-lint, has been released in closed beta and has already been given Oculus Rift support.Developer Chris Gallizzi was able to write the Oculus Rift support and even uploaded a demo video to YouTube of the... >>

Train with the England rugby team using Oculus Rift

Train with the England rugby team using Oculus Rift

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As England rugby sponsor, O2 has created a fully immersive experience that lets Oculus Rift wearers virtually train with the England team.Its Wear the Rose video was filmed using nine GoPro Hero 3 cameras with custom-built gimbals strapped to players... >>

Myo Armband and Oculus Rift to usher in immersive gesture-controlled gaming future

Myo Armband and Oculus Rift to usher in immersive gesture-controlled gaming future

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Thalmic Labs unveiled its Myo Armband last June as a means to control gadgets using gestures by detecting electrical forearm signals. Now the company plans to work with Oculus Rift for a new level of physical gaming.Spark Capital owns both the device... >>

The future starts now: 11 landmark headlines that show a brave new world

The future starts now: 11 landmark headlines that show a brave new world

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We've all seen those sci-fi movies where someone is retelling the story of how it all began. Whether it is the virus that wipes out most of the human race in Twelve Monkeys, the lead up to Judgment Day in Terminator 2, or the scenes in iRobot and Minority... >>

Oculus Rift is not just for gaming, it can also help you change sex

Oculus Rift is not just for gaming, it can also help you change sex

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When Oculus Rift finally becomes available to the general public and not just developers, there will be a flood of uses for the virtual reality headset other than just gaming. We have already written about its pornographic possibilities, but there is... >>

Valve launches SteamVR beta for Oculus Rift

Valve launches SteamVR beta for Oculus Rift

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Valve has announced that Steam now features an experimental mode for use with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.Those who have used the system report that a giant floating screen is projected and head tracking allows you to look around within that.READ:... >>

Hands-on: Oculus VR Crystal Cove prototype

Hands-on: Oculus VR Crystal Cove prototype

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Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that immerses you into video games like you'll have never experienced before. We've been watching the company's progression for a number of years now, trying out each iteration of the headset, all before it becomes... >>