An educational start-up is using Oculus’ virtual reality headset to show students what life at college is like.
It works well enough, but does a pricey, niche controller have lasting appeal when we're still searching for a great general VR controller?
'There's no doubt that in a short period of time with the Oculus and things like what we're doing combined, you'll have moments of total immersion where you're completely lost in the space. Your brain cannot tell the difference.'
Cruise the solar system. Ride a rollercoaster. Try a Minecraft mod. If you've got a fancy Oculus VR headsets, these are the games and demos you want to play.
The VR firm promises news on upcoming technology as it starts shipping its latest developer kits.
The virtual reality company works to keep developer versions of its headset off the black market to ensure actual developers will be able to get one.
It's still not the final consumer version, but a higher resolution and positional tracking make the Oculus Rift dev kit 2 far superior to the first version.
Oculus just picked up a respected hardware design team as the company moves toward launching its first mass market VR headset.
A trademark application by Samsung adds some fuel to the fire.