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Getty Images dives into virtual reality with Oculus Rift
/ June 22, 2015 2:24 pm
Getty Images dives into virtual reality with Oculus Rift

Mashable reports ""The 360 Degree View by Getty Images collection enables a deeply engaging experience in virtual reality, a technology poised to transform the way individuals interact with the visual world," Hugh Pinney, vice-president of editorial content for Getty Images, said in a statement.". Read More

Oculus Rift Inventor Palmer Luckey: Virtual Reality Will Make Distance Irrelevant
/ June 19, 2015 12:47 pm
Oculus Rift Inventor Palmer Luckey: Virtual Reality Will Make Distance Irrelevant

Re/Code reports "In these early days, probably for at least two years, VR is going to be primarily for gamers and enthusiasts that are willing to invest in high-end machines. VR is going to become something mainstream, but it’s not going to happen right away.". Read More

The new Oculus Rift is our first glimpse of real, mainstream VR
/ June 17, 2015 4:23 pm
The new Oculus Rift is our first glimpse of real, mainstream VR

The Verge reports "Seeing the Oculus Rift at E3 feels like the end of a journey. It’s experienced a more dramatic trajectory than perhaps anything else at the show, from a simple prototype in 2012 to the flagship product of a company that Facebook paid $2 billion for.". Read More

Official Oculus store will have comfort ratings, require pre-approval
/ June 16, 2015 12:45 pm
Official Oculus store will have comfort ratings, require pre-approval

Gamesindustry.biz reports "Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has spoken about some of the details of the official Rift software store, talking about elements related to curation, costs and suitability.". Read More

Amazon’s ‘Catastrophe’ Pilot Previewing On Facebook Ahead Of Series Launch
/ June 15, 2015 12:54 pm
Amazon’s ‘Catastrophe’ Pilot Previewing On Facebook Ahead Of Series Launch

Deadline Hollywood reports "Amazon’s upcoming comedy series Catastrophe, from creators-stars Sharon Horganand Rob Delaney, has friended Facebook. The pilot is set to preview starting Monday on the social network, ahead of the six-episode first season hitting Amazon Prime on June 19. The episode will be up for 48 hours starting at 4 PM PT.". Read More

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Oculus Accidentally Leaks Images, Details of Consumer Device
/ June 9, 2015 1:00 pm
Oculus Accidentally Leaks Images, Details of Consumer Device

Variety reports "Facebook-owned Oculus VR may have accidentally leaked images and other key details about the consumer virtual reality (VR) headset that it is going to sell early next year. Oculus launched a preview website Tuesday that promised to reveal additional detail about the device at a press event later this week; however, Reddit users were able to discover hidden images detailing design and features of the device (hat tip to VR Focus).". Read More

Facebook to Host Time Inc.’s Fortune Video-Interview Series with Biz Leaders
/ May 27, 2015 12:31 pm
Facebook to Host Time Inc.’s Fortune Video-Interview Series with Biz Leaders

Variety reports "Facebook, adding another media partner to its burgeoning video strategy, is working with Time Inc.’s Fortune, which is launching a interview series with CEOs and other business bigwigs on the social-media giant’s service. “The Chat,” Fortune’s new video show, is supposed to open the floor to any and all questions, styled after Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” format. The series will contain advertising and/or sponsorships; at first, the video will include preroll ads, but only for segments hosting on Fortune.com.". Read More

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