Former Steam boss Jason Holtman joins Oculus VR as “Head of Platform”

You probably couldn’t pick Jason Holtman out of crowd, but he’s been a significant player in the PC gaming milieu over the past decade. From mid-2005 until early 2013 he was the director of business development at Valve, and following that he had a brief tenure heading up Microsoft’s PC gaming and entertainment strategy. He left that post in January, and now he’s landed where everybody seems to be going these days: Oculus VR…

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The Inside Story of Oculus Rift and How Virtual Reality Became Reality

“I’ve seen five or six demos that made me think the world was about to change: Apple II, Netscape, Google, iPhone … then Oculus.” – Chris Dixon

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Google Glass’ Lead Electrical Engineer Adrian Wong Defects To Oculus

Adrian Wong still lists himself as a “professional daydreamer” on LinkedIn, but he’s just left Google[x] where he was a lead electrical engineer on Glass to start “Building the Metaverse” at Oculus VR…

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Ford, Where Virtual Reality Is Already Manufacturing Reality

When Facebook announced its $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR in March, founder Mark Zuckerberg talked of applying virtual reality in different industries. A heated debated was sparked as to whether businesses could really use the technology to good effect.

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Facebook twists reality again and risks ruining your children

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EVE Valkyrie’s moved to Unreal 4, and is looking amazing

Of all the things going on at EVE Fanfest 2014, I was most excited to get my hands on EVE Valkyrie. There are a few reasons for this…

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7 tips for using Oculus Rift at your next trade show

…We’ve learned a lot these past few months, about what it takes to build a successful application for use in museum exhibits and trade show booths, and put together 7 of the most common lessons learned or opportunities discovered…

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The Past, Present, and Future of VR and AR: The Pioneers Speak

Virtual and augmented reality will do more than just boggle the imagination; they will finally set it free. The technology being demonstrated and sold today has the power to make what’s unreal seem real, and to make what’s real seem unreal. Imagination will become the medium…

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Virtual reality: Sony’s refreshingly honest thoughts on Oculus Rift, not needing triple-A, and similarities to the Wii U

Historically, Sony executives don’t directly acknowledge their competitors all that often — at least to the public and to media. Shuhei Yoshida, however, sure doesn’t mind talking about the Oculus Rift…

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Here’s what happens when you strap an Oculus-controlled video camera to a drone and take it for a spin

So what would happen if you took a drone, attached twin video cameras to it, and had each of those cameras feed directly into one half of an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset?…

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