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Adobe Acquires Facebook’s ‘Oculus Medium’ VR Sculpting Tool

Facebook today announced that Adobe—the company behind industry-leading creative tools like Photoshop, Premiere, and Substance—has acquired Oculus Medium, the company's VR sculpting tool. Oculus Medium...

Facebook CEO: ‘VR is Taking Longer Than Expected, but We’ll See It to Mass...

Facebook held its Q3 2019 earnings call late last week, and Oculus again found itself in the center stage as one of the company's...

‘Facebook Spaces’ Has Been Shut Down But Its Lessons Shouldn’t Be Forgotten

As of October 25th, Facebook Spaces has been shut down to "make way" for the company's next try at a social VR platform, Horizon. While Spaces...

Facebook is Building an AR Headset, Starting By Making a Digital Copy of the...

Today at Oculus Connect 6, Facebook formerly announced plans to develop a consumer-focused AR headset. But while the company wasn't ready to actually talk...

Facebook Acquires BCI Startup CTRL-Labs to Develop Neural Input Device

Facebook announced today plans to acquire CTRL-Labs, a brain-computer interface startup developing hardware and software for decoding electrical activity from the brain to be...

Report: Facebook Strikes Deal with Ray-Ban Parent Company to Design “AR glasses”

Facebook is building augmented reality headsets with the intent of eventually bringing one to market, this much is clear from its many job postings,...

Nate Mitchell is the Final Oculus Co-founder to Leave Facebook

Nate Mitchell, Facebook's Head of VR Product, and the last of Oculus' co-founders, has announced that he's leaving the company. Mitchell was among five core...

Here’s What Facebook Says About Camera Privacy on Quest & Rift S

With Facebook recently launching the Oculus Quest and Rift S—both of which rely on always-on cameras during use—we reached out to the company to...

Zuckerberg to Shareholders: ‘Quest is selling as fast as we can make them’

Addressing shareholders during Facebook's Q2 2019 earnings call last week, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that unit sales of Oculus Quest are exceeding the available...

Report: Facebook Signs Deal for ‘Assassin’s Creed’ & ‘Splinter Cell’ VR Games

According to a report by The Information, Facebook is allegedly looking to sign more deals with game studios, the result of which aims to...

Oculus Job Listing Points to Eye-tracking in ‘next gen AR/VR products’

Oculus seems to be on a bit of a hiring spree as of late; Facebook is advertising over 400 positions dealing with AR/VR via...

Facebook Has Four Separate Social VR Apps and None of Them Are on Quest

Facebook's fragmented approach to social VR hasn't gotten any better with the launch of Quest. The company now has four separate social VR apps,...

Facebook is Working on a Voice Assistant for Oculus Devices, Portal & More

Facebook is currently developing a voice assistant that could function similar to Amazon Alexa, Siri, or Google Assistant. Notably, it's intended to support Oculus...

Leaked Zuckerberg Email Reveals Facebook’s XR Strategy, ‘Our goal is not only to win,...

An internal email sent by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to senior executives offers a glimpse into the strategic thinking behind the company's feet-first leap...

Oculus’ Jason Rubin Now Overseeing AR/VR Content & Partnerships at Facebook

Jason Rubin joined Oculus in 2014 and has been a key figure in guiding the company's content investments and strategy. Following the recent Oculus...
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