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Facebook Starting New Seattle-Based VR/AR Research Team

Last week VRFocus reported that social networking specialist and Oculus VR owner Facebook had hired Microsoft veterans Michael Cohen, Rick Szeliski and Matt Uyttendaele to work on virtual reality (VR) tools. The group's work is expected to…

Facebook Hires Microsoft Veterans to Work on VR Video

Social networking giant Facebook recently took its very first steps into the world of virtual reality (VR). Back in September 2015 the Oculus VR owner launched 360 videos on its platform for the first time, which will one day be viewable…

Facebook Schedules its F8 Developer Conference

With virtual reality (VR) technology now spanning far beyond just videogames and into films, TV, education and more there are an overwhelming number of industry events throughout the year that it applies to. One show that some may not…

Augmented Reality is Being Worked on Confirms Facebook CEO

Companies working in the fields of virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR) generally stick to one of them, with their ideas based around creating virtual worlds or augmenting the real one. Now its been confirmed by Facebook CEO Mark…

Journey to Africa With Bill Clinton in Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) gives not only filmmakers, but also campaigners of global issues, a new immersive medium with which to connect the general public to important causes around the world. Ex-President Bill Clinton announced the premiere of…