Oculus Creates New Bundle Specifically for Business

Sean Hollister  CNET

Oculus Go, as the new "super lightweight" headset is known, is created to be as affordable and accessible as possible, positioned somewhere between the Oculus Rift and Gear VR. Not only does this make VR more intuitive and convenient, it also lets you multitask like never before-a huge plus for creators and developers who use VR while they work.

It's hoped that the headset's relatively low cost will help Oculus attract lots more consumers.

It certainly makes the sheer cost of investing in high-end VR a lot more palatable to the wallet, but Facebook has yet to confirm whether this price slash will make to either the United Kingdom or Australian markets. One example touted by Oculus executives was Audi, an early adopter of the program that is using Oculus in its dealer showrooms to allow customers to customize their auto before purchasing.

More broadly, the Oculus Rift VR headset isn't selling as well as expected. Facebook specify 20 Minutes as the Oculus Gb pars also available in France at the beginning of 2018, at an unknown price (probably between 199 and 249 euros). "If we're going to get a billion people in virtual reality we have to focus on affordability and quality", he said. But unless you own a recent Samsung smartphone, you won't be able to use it.

But this week, Zuckerberg was criticized for his attempt at showing how VR could generate empathy.

The company has been developing software known as Facebook Spaces that allows friends to meet in virtual rooms, and it said it will soon integrate live video. He has since apologized.

"We haven't seen this kind of visual clarity in VR before". "This has to do with the technology's accessibility and ease-of-use".

Facebook acquired Oculus, then a small hardware startup, for $2 billion in 2014.

That LCD screen has a resolution of 2,560-by-1,440 pixels, which will produce sharper text and clearer images, according to Hugo Barra, Facebook's VP of VR. A jury determined Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus, violated his non-disclosure agreement.

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