January 19, 2022

VR: Oculus Announces New Standalone Headset & 3D Objects in Facebook News Feed

From Facebook Newsroom:

Today at its fourth developer conference in San Jose, Oculus announced its newest and most affordable VR headset, called Oculus Go. The standalone device will ship in early 2018 starting at $199.

Read the Complete Announcement

See Also: Other Announcements From Oculus including:

  • We introduced a new native 3D media type in Facebook News Feed. You can now post 3D objects from Oculus Medium and marker drawings from Spaces directly to Facebook as fully interactive 3D objects. Your friends can engage with your creations from their desktops and mobile phones. You can even bring 3D objects from News Feed into Spaces, so you can continue the fun in VR. Soon, we’ll open up support for even more VR content types, so stay tuned for future updates.
  • Live 360° Video Later this year, you’ll be able to stream full 360° video directly in Spaces in real time. Share cultural moments and explore the library of Facebook Live 360° content together with friends.
About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.