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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...

Facebook Open-sources DeepFocus Algorithm for More Realistic Varifocal VR Rendering

DeepFocus is Facebook's AI-driven renderer that's said to produce natural looking blur in real-time, something that's poised to go hand-in-hand with the varifocal displays...

Facebook & ZeniMax Settle Major Legal Dispute Over VR Intellectual Property

Facebook and ZeniMax Media have officially settled the long-running lawsuit that alleged Oculus stole intellectual property developed by the company’s current CTO John Carmack...

Facebook Patents Hybrid Fresnel That Could Make VR Optics More Clear

Try on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive and one of the first things you'll probably notice looking through the lenses are fine concentric...

Oculus Founder: Price Isn’t What’s Holding VR Back From Mass Adoption

Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus who left the company in 2017, recently published an article with his thoughts on what it will take...

Oculus Co-founder Departs Facebook Amidst Rumor of Rift 2 Cancellation

Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe is leaving Facebook. Citing "a source close to the matter," a report from TechCrunch indicates his departure is related to...

Facebook & RED Unveil ‘Manifold’ Volumetric VR Camera

Last May, Facebook and RED Digital Cinema announced they were working on a volumetric video camera based on Facebook’s Surround360 technology. At Oculus Connect...
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