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Businesses tap virtual reality to train workers

Aug 21, 2019
VR training is being used to prep workers for Black Friday, for warehouse safety issues and to improve communication.
At Farmers Insurance in Los Angeles, Jessica DeCanio demonstrates how claims adjusters use virtual reality to train for the field.
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How much did the rise and stall of Oculus have to do with Facebook?

Mar 14, 2019
As the social media giant buys up companies, it may be losing fans along the way.
The Oculus logo is displayed at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 in San Jose, California.
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Oculus was supposed to bring virtual reality to the masses. What happened?

Mar 13, 2019
"Having the best technology is not always a winning formula," author Blake Harris says.
Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets at the Westfield London shopping center in 2015.
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Being present in virtual reality

Jul 4, 2016
Felix & Paul Studios share some of the secrets to creating VR experiences.
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After years in the making, Oculus Rift arrives

Mar 28, 2016
The virtual reality headset could signal the beginning of a big new market.
An attendee at the International Consumer Electronics Show wears an Oculus Rift HD virtual reality headset back in 2014.

Writer builds PC for Oculus Rift experience

Jan 14, 2016
With FOMO lurking about, people are finding unique ways to enjoy virtual reality.

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe on the future of virtual reality

Jan 7, 2016
Can VR become a comprehensive platform?

For public good, not for profit.

Virtual reality gears up for a reality check

Jan 7, 2016
After all the promises, this year the tech could really be put to the test.

Virtual reality is star of this year's E3

Jun 15, 2015
VR is poised to meet the masses in mobile technology.

The movie (literally) in my mind

Jan 27, 2015
Virtual reality heads to Hollywood.