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Oculus is a virtual reality company.
They’re one of the few companies that make VR headsets (along with HTC, Sony and Google). But what do we really know about them? What are their goals? What sets them apart from other competitors in this market space? And most importantly, why should you care? With this blog post, we will explore 11 fascinating reasons people like Oculus software and see if it’s worth your time to invest.
Reason: Oculus is a strong supporter of open-source VR. They release their code to the public so that others can tinker with it and create new innovations for virtual reality technology. This means they have made themselves vulnerable in some ways, but by opening up as much knowledge about VR as possible they are helping everyone advance towards our shared vision of what this future will look like.
Number Eleven! One thing we know is that Oculus has been around since 2012 when Palmer Luckey (founder) created the company while he was still in college. The goal originally was just to make something better than other VR headsets on the market at the time – which Palmer saw were too expensive or low-quality from what people had experienced before.
The Oculus Rift would be the first virtual reality headset that could provide a sense of “presence”
where you feel as if you are in VR, not just viewing it. You can’t even tell what’s real and what isn’t anymore! There were some bumps along the way to developing such an innovative product though – for example when Facebook bought them for $140 million dollars in March 2014. It was a big gamble on their part but one they felt confident enough about regardless because they continued doing their research and development from within the company offices.
Number Nine: One thing we know is that Palmer Luckey (founder) lives in Long Beach California with his girlfriend Sarah Annisette (a filmmaker….