Facebook unveils new virtual reality headset 'Oculus Go'

Cesar Mills
October 13, 2017

Right now, using one of the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift headsets is an exercise in frustration. This product, comprising Rift, Touch, three sensors, extra facial interfaces, and a four-meter dual input cable is priced at $900 and businesses can order this bundle also from Oculus' official website.

The standalone VR headset also ships with integrated spatial audio, Oculus VR added in the blog post. "Virtual reality is about imagining the world as it could be", Zuckerberg said.

In fact, Facebook's CEO admits that the company's system was not well received. "And $199 is an low-priced entry for a lot of people who are just starting out in VR". And for that cut, you will have the freedom of getting unwired from devices as well.

Facebook, The online social media, and social networking service unveil Oculus Go Portable VR Headset. Let's take a look at the Samsung Gear VR, a mobile-powered VR headset that should provide a similar experience to what'll be available on the Go.

Oculus has announced a new headset designed for entry-level VR users at the Oculus Connect 4 conference, called the Oculus Go.

The name Oculus is nearly synonymous now with virtual reality. In fact, the company has been trying different ways to attract people to the virtual-reality medium.

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After many people criticized the VR broadcast in the comments on his Facebook profile, Zuckerberg apologized.

This acquisition set off a wave of investment in VR that saw numerous startups funded alongside giants like Google and Microsoft dramatically stepping up efforts to build out VR headset strategies.

"Reading some of the comments, I realize this wasn't clear, and I'm sorry to anyone this offended". Not much else is known about the virtual reality headset, but the possibilities that it presents are definitely exciting.

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg has spoken countless times on his belief that VR is the next big platform, particularly for communication, and the launch of Oculus Go is Facebook's latest attempt at making the platform easier to access.

To achieve that goal, Zuckerberg has to figure a way for people to be able to move while using the premium, standalone VR device.

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