Facebook’s simpler, cheaper Oculus Go VR headset was a best-seller in May As an emerging technology, Virtual Reality has not had it easy. Its hype as the next-big-thing predates the modern internet (remember the virtual reality headsets that somehow made … Continue reading What makes Oculus Go different
Virtual reality is finally ready for normal people, and the $200 Facebook Oculus Go is your ticket Virtual reality, or VR, is the futuristic scenario you’ve seen in sci-fi movies where someone puts on a headset and then enters another … Continue reading What’s good
Facebook Doubles Down on Virtual Reality Since its $3 billion purchase of Oculus four years ago, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) has been pouring more resources into its effort to get virtual reality to go mainstream. Clearly, those efforts haven’t paid off … Continue reading Facebook’s bet
Virtual reality and augmented reality in broadcasting With Facebook’s acquisition of Virtual Reality (VR) headset maker Oculus in 2014, Google’s experimental Cardboard viewer, and Microsoft’s HoloLens Augmented Reality (AR) system, technologies that have long been so expensive that they rarely … Continue reading Trasforming live sport
Facebook introduces more customizable avatars to social VR app Spaces Facebook is announcing that more customizable avatars, or virtual characters, are coming to Facebook Spaces, its social virtual reality application. The fully redesigned avatars in Facebook Spaces are more expressive … Continue reading Facebook in the VR space
Think Facebook can manipulate you? Look out for virtual reality As Facebook users around the world are coming to understand, some of their favorite technologies can be used against them. It’s not just the scandal over psychological profiling firm Cambridge … Continue reading Building a virtual future
Facebook’s giant step into esports may be a look at its future Facebook may have decided it doesn’t want to be a media company, but it might just want to be a gaming platform. The company announced today that it … Continue reading Will Facebook be a gaming platform?