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Facebook reorganizes Oculus for AR/VR’s long-haul – TechCrunch

Facebook reorganizes Oculus for AR/VR’s long-haul – TechCrunch Facebook is again looking to whip Oculus into shape for its 10-year journey towards making virtual reality mainstream. According to two sources, Facebook reorganized its AR and VR team this week from a divisional structure focused around products to a functional structure …

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After canceling ‘Rift 2’ overhaul, Oculus plans a modest update to flagship VR headset – TechCrunch

After canceling ‘Rift 2’ overhaul, Oculus plans a modest update to flagship VR headset – TechCrunch Facebook’s virtual reality arm may soon find itself in the unfamiliar position of playing catch-up with hardware competitors. Last week, TechCrunch reported that Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe had decided to leave Facebook partially due …

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Facebook confirms it’s building augmented reality glasses – TechCrunch

Facebook confirms it’s building augmented reality glasses – TechCrunch “Yeah! Well of course we’re working on it” Facebook’s head of augmented reality Ficus Kirkpatrick told me when I asked him if Facebook was building an AR glasses at TechCrunch’s AR/VR event in LA. “We are building hardware products. We’re going …

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Facebook’s reported Rift 2 cancellation caused a rift with Oculus executive

Facebook’s reported Rift 2 cancellation caused a rift with Oculus executive Facebook may be prioritizing virtual reality on mobile experiences, which may have led to the company canceling development of the Oculus Rift 2. That may have been the cause of Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe quitting. The post Facebook’s reported …

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Oculus co-founder is leaving Facebook after cancellation of ‘Rift 2’ headset – TechCrunch

Oculus co-founder is leaving Facebook after cancellation of ‘Rift 2’ headset – TechCrunch Brendan Iribe, the co-founder and former CEO of Oculus, announced today that he is leaving Facebook, TechCrunch has learned. Iribe is leaving Facebook following some internal shake-ups at the company’s virtual reality arm last week that saw …

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The Oculus Quest’s competitor isn’t Rift or Vive. It’s the Nintendo Switch

The Oculus Quest’s competitor isn’t Rift or Vive. It’s the Nintendo Switch While Oculus is optimistic that its standalone Quest VR headset will deliver a quality experience, the headset was designed on a mobile chipset. That means its less of a Rift replacement and more like the VR equivalent of …

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Hands-on with Oculus Quest, Facebook’s best shot at a mainstream VR device – TechCrunch

Hands-on with Oculus Quest, Facebook’s best shot at a mainstream VR device – TechCrunch Most mobile VR headsets have left me with the impression of, “well… you have to start somewhere,” but after spending some time with Facebook’s newly-announced Oculus Quest, it’s clear that the standalone hardware is far less …

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