Some amazing products have been funded on Kickstarter, Indiegogo and other crowdfunding platforms, and that’s great. We are all in favor of smart entrepreneurs, designers, or otherwise creative people
Oculus's backers could have had a 145x return on their donation. Here's why that never would have happened The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset raised $2.4 million on Kickstarter, no strings attached.
By now, followers of castAR already know that Jeri Ellsworth created the projected augmented reality glasses back when she worked for Valve Software. But not everybody knows that its invention was, well,
By being open to indie developers and relatively cheap, the Oculus Rift has done something that no VR headset has done before it: encouraged experimentation. If you have $350, a bit of coding knowledge,
Apple allegedly is trying to tap Swiss watchmakers for their technical and metallurgy expertise as the company works to brings its rumored iWatch to the market, reports the Financial Times. Though Apple
Microsoft wants gamers build their own worlds—playable game worlds, in fact. Microsoft’s Project Spark, in open beta now for Windows 8 and the Xbox One, splices together a Minecraft-like sandbox with developer
Just days after its acquisition by Facebook, Oculus VR has hired former Valve developer Michael Abrash as its chief scientist. Abrash was involved in Valve’s own virtual reality projects, but is also for
Virtual reality and science fiction have a long history, and over the years many authors have tried to paint a picture of what life in the future might look like after widespread adoption of the technology.
Former Valve developer Michael Abrash, whose career includes time at Microsoft and id Software, announced today that he joined Oculus VR as Chief Scientist to work on the virtual reality headset technology.
Facebook acquires Oculus. Oculus acquires Michael Abrash. It’s the circle of virtual life. Just days after Facebook purchased Oculus VR for its groundbreaking Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset, the picked
Oculus VR has a major hire — Michael Abrash will be leaving Valve to join Facebook's latest acquisition as its chief scientist. Abrash had been pioneering wearable technology at Valve for several years;
Virtual reality is here, but it's not what you expect Virtual reality is truly coming. There’s no longer any question. In the span of a single week, two titans emerged to proclaim that VR would be the
Microsoft has revealed the final look of its Kinect for Windows v2, and unsurprisingly, it looks very familiar. Microsoft hasn’t announced its price or release date yet, but it teased in today’s reveal
More than seven years ago, a Canadian hardware firm teased a virtual-reality headset for Xbox 360. It has now resurfaced just days after Facebook acquired the leader in VR. The company is True Player and
Virtual reality is a hot topic in gaming right now, with Sony announcing Project Morpheus for the PlayStation 4 and Facebook buying Oculus VR, the makers of the Rift headset. I know our community has own