Oculus company takes over from former developers Kinect




Maker of virtual reality headsets Oculus has now taken over by former developers of Kinect, who worked on the observation of hand movements with the Oculus Rift. Oculus has also acquired a company that specializes in the sketches of 3D models.

Oculus takes the company Nimble VR presumably because the developers and the product Nimble Sense . That is a device with a camera, and a depth sensor which can detect hand movements in an angle of 110 degrees. The person must be at least ten inches and up to seventy inches away from the camera. That distance is according to the developers in line with the scope of an arm.

In combination with the VR glasses Oculus and its software the hand movements of a person on a screen can be projected. The development team has worked in the past include the Microsoft Kinect.

The other, called Oculus takes 13th Lab, working on recreating locations from the physical world into the virtual reality. Oculus indicates that it may be possible, for example, the pyramids in Egypt, or the Coliseum Rome virtual visit.

Facebook subsidiary Oculus has the acquisitions on its site announced . Nimble VR has recently launched a successful Kickstarter campaign, but that project was canceled. Facebook took earlier this year about Oculus for an amount equivalent to 1.45 billion euros.


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