Facebook's parent company is now Meta, a Greek word for "after" or "beyond", and it is Facebook's way of redefining its future, embracing AR and VR, distancing itself from past Facebook scandals, staking a claim to be revolutionarily forward thinking, and more.
Former Facebook Australia and New Zealand chief executive Stephen Scheeler has been appointed chairman of CeBIT Australia.
Winning a lawsuit against Facebook-owned Oculus appears to have emboldened game maker ZeniMax to take on another big company. It filed a suit over Samsung's Gear VR headset, claiming that the latter has profited from Oculus technology developed at ZeniMax and used without permission by Oculus executive John Carmack, in the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas last Friday.
Virtual Reality penetration will reach 25.5% of Australian households by 2021 based on attachment rates of headsets to VR capable smartphones, games consoles and higher end gaming PCs, according to a new research study.
A US jury has found the original Oculus founders, Palmer Luckey and Brendan Iribe, used code and IP from ID Software (parent company ZeniMax), makers of Doom and Quake, to build the Rift VR headset and awarded damages of US$500 million.
ANALYSIS Virtual Reality (VR) needs standards, and fast. If there is one thing I have learned, each manufacturer has a different take on what constitutes VR and interoperability is suffering.
The VR Village - a central feature of the exhibition hall at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose - gave delegates an opportunity to experience a selection of VR games and experiences using Oculus Rift and HTC Vive HMDs driven by Nvidia Quadro graphics cards.
Go-Pro, LG, Samsung, Ricoh, Nikon, Canon, and many more companies all have devices to support the latest craze – 360° photography - and it is all about images in the round, up, down, left, right, and behind.
Airbus' team of aircraft designers aren't leaving all the Virtual Reality fun to Google and Oculus, designing a headrest for aircrafts that doubles as a virtual reality-type helmet to provide distraction-free all-encompassing music, movies and even smells to help flyers relax.
The Oculus team is answering its rivals with the second Rift developers' kit available to the public from today.
The Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset currently in development by Oculus VR, has received a number of hardware updates for its latest showing at this year’s CES conference.
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