Oculus Connect 2 Virtual Reality Developer Conference Announced

Posted: May 21 2015, 1:45pm CDT | by , in Technology News


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Oculus Connect 2 Virtual Reality Developer Conference Announced

Developers who want to be first to offer apps for the Oculus Rift Consumer release in 2016 will want to attend the Oculus Connect conference in September.

Facebook's Oculus VR is gearing up for its consumer launch in Q1 2016. Today the company announced their 2nd annual developer conference. Oculus Connect 2 takes place September 23-25, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA. Applications to attend the event, along with a call for papers, will be available on the Oculus Connect website starting in June.

The Oculus Connect 2 conference is where engineers, designers, and creatives from around the world come together to learn about the future of the Oculus platform and push virtual reality forward.

This year’s Connect will feature keynotes from Brendan Iribe, Michael Abrash, and John Carmack, plus everything developers need to know to launch on the Rift and Gear VR.

At the first Oculus developer conference last year 1,000 developers attended.

Oculus VR also announced today the finalists in the Mobile VR Jam. More than 60 games and apps that made it the the finalist round are ready for to be experienced for people with Gear VR Innovator Edition. Voting is open and now to determine the winners of the $10,000 Community’s Choice awards.

Oculus VR will unveil the Oculus Rift for consumers on June 11 in a media event. Pre-order will start end of the year.

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