This week Oculus VR has announced they have signed up cinematic 360 degree specialists Felix & Paul, to create new and original movie content that can be viewed using the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset.
The Montréal-based VR creation studio that comprises of Felix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphaël are responsible for creating a proprietary platform that is capable of recording 3D 360 degree movie footage.
The team has already been responsible for creating some of the new content for the Gear VR hardware that was created in partnership between Samsung and Oculus VR.
Oculus VR is currently in the final development stages of creating a consumer version of their VR headset that is expected to be made available to pre-order towards the end of the year, and finally launching in the first quarter of 2016.
It was also announced this week that the Facebook owned Oculus VR company has made yet another acquisition by purchasing Pebbles Interfaces. A five-year-old Israeli company that has been developing high-definition hand-tracking technology. As more details about new content for the Oculus Rift are made public we will keep you updated as always.
Source: Road To VR
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