Tagged: oculus

Kickstarter Alum Oculus Pulls the Plug on Virtual Reality Shop Story Studio

In an effort to continue its creative development in virtual reality (VR), Kickstarter success Oculus announced it was shutting down its Story Studio. According to the company, Story Studio has created a series of VR shorts, which includes Lost, Henry, and Sea Angelica. Sharing details… Read More

Oculus Brings Rift VR to Kickstarter Headquarters (Video)

On Monday, Kickstarter-success Oculus hit the streets of Brooklyn to visit the crowdfunding giant’s headquarters and brought over its famous project, Rift. The company successfully securing $2.4 million on Kickstarter nearly three and a half years ago. Last week, CEO of Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced on Twitter that the… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Flies to Alaska to Hand Deliver Very First Rift VR (Video)

Over the weekend, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey flew to Anchorage, Alaska to deliver the very first Rift VR package was preordered by Ross Martin in January. As previously reported, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe, announced the company has officially started to ship its Rift virtual reality headsets…. Read More

Kickstarter Alum Oculus Begins Finished Rift Headsets Shipments

This week, CEO of Kickstarter success Oculus, Brendan Iribe, announced the company has officially started to ship its Rift virtual reality headsets. Iribe shared in a tweet: The first Oculus Rift has shipped, deliveries begin Monday 3.28.2016. pic.twitter.com/C0MMKmezun — Brendan Iribe (@brendaniribe) March 24, 2016 Earlier… Read More

I Tried the Virtuix Omni / Oculus Combo and It Was Amazing

Virtuix, a virtual reality motion platform that may transform the gaming industry with a previously unheard of sense of immersive gameplay experience, is preparing to raise capital under Regulation A+ on SeedInvest.  The company has generated over $19 million in indicated interest to date.  The… Read More

Brief: Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Among Speakers at Vision VR/AR Summit 2016

Vision VR/AR Summit 2016, an inaugural industry event that is geared towards furthering the knowledge base of anyone developing VR or AR content, announced on Thursday its lineup of keynote speakers. Set to take place next Wednesday and Thursday  in Hollywood, CA, the Vision VR/AR… Read More

U.S. Judge Rules: Total Recall’s Lawsuit Against Oculus’ Palmer Luckey May Now Proceed

Last year, Hawaii-based company, Total Recall Technologies, filed a lawsuit against former employee and Oculus creator, Palmer Luckey, for breach of contract. Now, according to PCMag, U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco this week has rules that part of the lawsuit against Luckey, which… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Discusses Rift’s Kickstarter Success & Criticism

Earlier this month, Oculus creator Palmer Luckey sat down to chat about his experience on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter and career decisions. During his interview, Luckey revealed that his career was never motivated by salary: “This may sound – everyone says this – but it’s not about the money…. Read More

Virtuix Nears $10 Million in Indicated Investor Interest

Virtuix, creator of the Omni a 360º virtual reality motion platform, launched a Test the Waters (TTW) campaign as a precursor to a Regulation A+ equity crowdfunding offer last week.  In the past 7 days, Virtuix has garnered almost $10 million in investor interest as… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey: I Knew Some People at Sony Working on VR Before I Even Started My Kickstarter

Following the announcement that Kickstarter backers were officially getting the Oculus Rift headset, founder of the highly anticipated system, Palmer Luckey admitted that he knew that electronic giant Sony was preparing to enter the virtual reality world. During his recent interview with International Business Times, Luckey… Read More

Zoom! Virtuix Immediately Tops $5 Million in Investor Interest on SeedInvest

Virtuix rocketed out of the gate on SeedInvest during its Test the Waters (TTW) campaign in preparation for a Regulation A+, mini-IPO type offer.  Virtuix, creator of the Omni motion – a device that puts the movement into the hot sector of virtual reality (for… Read More

Oculus Kickstarter Backers to Receive Consumer Version of Rift VR Headset For Free

Just three years after successfully securing $2.4 million on Kickstarter, Oculus announced in a new update that it is shipping a consumer version of its Rift VR headset to backers for free. The Oculus crew shared in a recent update: “On August 1, 2012, we… Read More

Virtuix Lists Reg A+ TTW Campaign on SeedInvest Open to All Investors as Oculus Preps for Commercial Release

With the Oculus Rift pre-orders commencing tomorrow (January 6th) the perfect compliment to the virtual reality headset, Virtuix, has listed a “Test the Waters” (TTW) campaign on SeedInvest in preparation for a min-IPO type offer which is open to all investors (not just accredited ones).  The… Read More

RocketClub: Try Cool Products. Earn Shares in Startups

“It’s Time to Rethink Ownership.” RocketClub Allows Anyone to Earn Shares in Startups. RocketClub, a new spin on crowdfunding, launched their platform today.  The concept is simple: the crowd uses new products and services and in exchange for their feedback and participation, they earn shares in promising… Read More

University Students Launch Tilt Campaign For Virtual Reality Tech That Lets Everyone Relive Their College Days

Remember the days when working full-time and taking care of your kids wasn’t the biggest priorities in your life or when your morning started at 11 a.m.? Well, those days are not just things of the past now, at least that’s what two ambitious college students, Stu and Jon, are… Read More

First Feature Length Movie for Oculus is a Horror Film (Video)

The Oculus Rift is one of the most well known rewards crowdfunding campaigns ever.  The VR headset that is a gamers dream raised over $2.4 million on Kickstarter as thousands backed the campaign.  Oculus went on to raise many millions from VCs – only to… Read More

Elders React to Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Experience (Video)

As we struggle to fire up all cylinders back at the office after a long weekend of transition from late Summer to early Fall, we thought we would share an entertaining video showing “elders” experiencing the Oculus Rift for the very first time.  This video… Read More

ZeniMax Sues Oculus over VR IP

ZeniMax Media Inc. and its subsidiary, id Software LLC, filed suit last  week against Oculus VR,  and its founder, Palmer Luckey, for “illegally misappropriating ZeniMax trade secrets relating to virtual reality technology, and infringing ZeniMax copyrights and trademarks”. ZeniMax is also asserting claims for breach… Read More

ANTVR Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on Kickstarter For New Universal Virtual Reality

Hoping to bring an Oculus alternative virtual reality system to the video gaming world, the company ANTVR launched a $200,000 crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its all-in-one virtual reality kit. The product is noted to provide a “crystal clear virtual reality gaming and viewing experience.”… Read More

Send this to a friend