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Project Aria is Facebook’s Prototype AR Glasses Which Start Real-world Testing This Month

Facebook is continuing its push toward delivering AR glasses and it's showing some of its development out in the open; Project Aria is a...

Facebook to Discontinue Rift Product Line in 2021, Will No Longer Build PC-only VR...

Capping off dwindling interest in the PC side of the VR spectrum, Facebook said today that it will discontinue the Rift product line early...

Facebook Accounts Using Fake Names, Among Other Violations, Risk Losing Access to Oculus Content

With Facebook recently moving to require the use of a Facebook account with Oculus headsets we wanted to understand how violations of the company's...

Leak Confirms Quest 2 with Snapdragon XR2, Higher Resolution & 256GB Variant

A massive leak featuring several promotional videos has confirmed the upcoming Quest 2's basic specs ahead of Facebook Connect this week. Much of the info...

Facebook Expands Access to ‘Venues’ Beta Ahead of Connect Next Week

Facebook dropped the Oculus prefix for its social VR event viewing platform, rebranding it to simply Venues—another ostensible move to minimize the Oculus name (eg:...

Facebook Halts Sale of Rift & Quest in Germany Amid Regulatory Concerns

Facebook has halted sales of all Oculus VR headsets in Germany, something the company says will be temporary during its ongoing talks with German...

In ‘Horizon’ Facebook Can Invisibly Observe Users in Real-time to Spot Rule Violations

Facebook Horizon is shaping up to be an interesting social VR offering with powerful building tools that will allow players to create and share their...

Oculus Connect Rebranded to Facebook Connect, to be Hosted Online September 16th

After six annual Oculus Connect conferences, Facebook is rebranding its XR developer event with the name Facebook Connect. This year the event will be...

Here’s Where Facebook “Guaranteed” Users Would Never Need a Facebook Account to Use Oculus...

If you wondered why yesterday's news stirred such a significant reaction from the VR community at large, it's not just because Facebook doesn't have...

New Oculus Users Required to Use Facebook Account Starting in October, Existing Users by...

As Oculus becomes increasingly merged with parent company Facebook, new users will soon be required to sign into their headset with a Facebook account....

Facebook Reality Labs Shows Method for Expanding Field of View of Holographic Displays

Researchers from Facebook's R&D department, Facebook Reality Labs, and the University of California, Berkeley have published new research which demonstrates a method for expanding...

Facebook Develops AI Supersampling to Boost Rendering Performance for High-resolution VR Headsets

Facebook has developed an AI-assisted method for supersampling real-time rendered content, something that could become an integral addition to games coming to future generations...

Facebook Buys Its Third VR Studio, ‘Lone Echo’ Developer Ready at Dawn

Facebook announced today that it has acquired Ready at Dawn, marking the company's third VR studio buyout. The 17 year old game studio is...

Facebook Shows Prototype AR/VR Interface Designed to Replace Your Laptop

In light of the global pandemic, Facebook announced last week it was making way for more productivity and collaboration apps on the Oculus Store...

Facebook’s ‘Oculus for Business’ Quest Enterprise Platform is Finally Openly Available

Facebook today announced that its Oculus for Business program is finally openly available. The program, which was announced more than a year ago, was...
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