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Carmack receives Lifelong VR achievement and is not pleased with the pace

John Carmack, CTO of Oculus VR on Facebook, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the third annual VR Awards tonight. Carmack was not present in person, but recorded a video message (see below) to receive the first Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award. Here is a transcript of Carmack's acceptance speech: I actually thought it might be premature. I'm …

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Google Open Source Cardboard VR after discontinuing its Daydream project

After Google completed its ambitious Daydream VR project last month, Google is providing the Cardboard VR project as an open source project to enable developers to create Android and iOS apps for Cardboard VR experiences. Google Cardboard was released five years ago at the company's developer conference, Google IO. Search giant claims 15 million units of Cardboard VR – manufactured …

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We put the two craziest new VR features of Oculus Quest through their paces

SAN JOSE, California. – Oculus is much more optimistic about the Oculus Quest wireless VR system, meaning the Oculus Connect conference is overcrowded with $ 400 headsets this week. It's not surprising that the biggest queues at the show are Quest – and the headset's surprise features announced Tuesday morning. Promising sales figures grab so much attention from Quest: "Over …

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John Carmack, CTO of Oculus, on the VR challenges of Quest and Rift S

Carmack says he has been pushing for remote rendering for the quest from the beginning. This is something developers have been playing with since Gear VR, but it has never been fast enough to be viable. Oculus colleagues also thought that additional accessories may be needed to properly work with the Quest, such as a 60GHz Wi-Fi adapter or display …

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Facebook introduces its vision of our municipal VR future

"VR certainly has the same long-term potential as the personal computer," Abrash told the audience. "In fact, I believe that ultimately this will be the most powerful creative and collaborative environment that has ever existed." But Abrash has to admit that there is still a lot to do. The Reality Lab aims to create a true sense of "social presence" …

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Facebook's horizon is a new social VR network inspired by Spielberg's worst film

Screenshot: Oculus Today at Oculus Connect 6, Facebook's annual event that does its best To convince the world why VR is still a business, Horizon announced a huge virtual reality A playground where users can build their own worlds, create and play games, or just socialize with friends represented by legless animated avatars. The Oculus wireless VR system will soon …

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